Pictured left to right: Former commissioner Paul Williams and current commissioners Dai Thao, John Marshall, John Bennett, Mitra Jalali Nelson, Nneka Constantino, and Don Mullin.

The Saint Paul Port Authority is led by a seven-person board of commissioners. Each member is selected by the mayor of Saint Paul and serves a six-year term. It is customary to have two city council members on the board.

Saint Paul Port Authority 2020 Board of Commissioners

John Bennett, Board Chair
21st Century Bank

Nneka Constantino
Merrill Lynch

John Marshall
Xcel Energy

Don Mullin
Saint Paul Building Trades

Mitra Jalali Nelson
City Council Member, Ward Four

Dai Thao
City Council Member, Ward One