VANCOUVER, June 29 /CNW/ - The Transition Committee responsible for the
amalgamation of the Fraser River, North Fraser and Vancouver Port Authorities,
has named Captain Gordon Houston as Transition Chief Executive Officer for the
proposed Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA). The Transition CEO will
report to the Transition Committee.
The Transition CEO is a newly created role to guide the formation of the
proposed VFPA, including the selection of the executive team.
"This announcement represents a significant milestone in the transition
process," said Sarah Morgan-Silvester, Chair, Amalgamation Transition
Committee. "Our three port authorities continue to work together to prepare
for amalgamation and the tremendous opportunity this brings for Canada's
The CEOs of the three lower mainland port authorities will continue to
lead operations of their respective organizations until the date of
For further information:
For further information: Anne McMullin, Amalgamation Communications
Lead, tel: (604) 665-9069, cel: (778) 231-6978, email: