Port Director's Office
Steven M. Cernak, P.E., PPM, Chief Executive & Port Director
Glenn A. Wiltshire, Deputy Port Director
Peg Buchan, Assistant to the Port Director
Paul Stanton, Assistant to the Port Director, Petroleum
J. David Anderton, II, AICP, Seaport Planning Manager
Tel: 954-523-3404; Fax: 954-523-8713
As administrative head of Port Everglades, the Port Director has responsibility over proper administration of all seaport functions. The Deputy Port Director, as second in command, performs such duties in the Port Director's absence.
Director: Alan Hill, 954-468-3501
Judy Fink, Assistant Director 954-468-0220
Procurement, property management, business permits, franchises, human resources, labor relations, risk management and various other facets of general Port administration fall under this division.
Business Permits/Franchises: 954-468-0114
Foreign-Trade Zone: 954-468-0214; Fax: 954-765-4628
Human Resources/Risk Management: 954-468-0110
Leasing/Property Management: 954-468-3518
Corporate & Community Relations
Michael Vanderbeek, Director
Ellen Kennedy, Manager of Corporate & Community Relations Section
Jean Elie, Sr. Manager of Business Development
Tel: 954-468-3521;Toll-free: 1-800-421-0188;
This division is responsible for marketing, sales and public relations strategies to draw additional cruise business and containerized, dry and break bulk cargo volumes to Port Everglades. Staff provides customer service to the cruise and cargo shipping communities and markets Foreign-Trade Zone No. 25 and other Port facilities to the maritime community. A schedule of cruise and cargo liner services may be obtained from this division. Corporate & Community Relations Section is a section within the Business Development Division that handles public information, media relations, special events, Port publications, advertising and the website. The section also arranges Port tours and speaker's bureau presentations for organizations, develops audio-visual productions and naval public affairs' activities.
Cargo Marketing: 954-468-0170
Cruise Marketing: 954-468-0176
Corporate & Community Relations: 954-468-3527
Special Events Hotline: 954-468-3509
Broward County Public Works Department Seaport Engineering & Construction Division
John Foglesong, Division Director
Bill Maughan, Assistant Division Director
Tel: 954-468-0143; Fax: 954-765-5389
The seaport's extensive capital improvements program is developed and administered by this division, which has responsibility over facilities planning, architectural and engineering design, harbor maintenance/dredging, construction administration, surveys, engineering records, zoning, building code conformance, land development and a full range of environmental programs, including mitigation, wildlife protection, biological monitoring and environmental permits.
Engineering & Construction: 954-523-3404, Ext. 3662
Environmental Programs: 954-468-0158
Dr. Alexandra Cook, CPA, CFF, Director
Ed Stupi, CPA, Assistant Director
Tel: 954-468-3510; Fax: 954-765-4060
Finance is responsible for all of the financial transactions including invoicing, collections, accounts payable, payroll, grants, capital projects, bond compliance, internal and external financial reporting and Port-wide data processing services.
Billing -- Tel: 954-468-0186 ; Fax: 954-524-0170
Accounts Receivable -- Tel: 954-468-0124
Accounts Payable -- Tel: 954-468-0132 & 0133 Fax: 954-765-4060
Information Technology -- Tel: 954-468-0100; Fax: 954-765-4278
County Attorney's Office
Russell Morrison, Senior Port Attorney
Hollie Hawn, Port Attorney
Tel: 954-468-3530; Fax: 954-523-2613
Legal advice and counsel for the seaport, as well as its officers, in performance of official duties, is the responsibility of the Broward County Attorney's Office.
Robert Flint, Director
Karl Eckhardt, Assistant Director
Conrad Strong, Chief Harbormaster
Gary Weller, Manager for Public Works
Tel: 954-468-0221; Fax: 954-522-0873
All operational functions are overseen by this division, including coordination of ship berth assignments, stevedoring and agency needs of Port users, special events logistics, maintenance of tariff rules and regulations (available upon request) and responsibility over the following:
Gantry Cranes - Midport
Gantry Cranes - Southport
Tel: 954-468-0201; Fax: 954-468-3465
Tel: 954-468-0212; Fax: 954-525-9512
Tel: 954-468-3548; Fax: 954-765-5040
Port Security Administration
Peter Hoffman, Port Security Manager
Sgt. Jay Santalucia, Broward Sheriff’s Office, Port Facility Security Officer
Ensures Port Everglades' compliance under international, federal and state security laws.
Broward Sheriff's Office/Port Everglades
Chief Dan Cummings
Sgt. Jay Santalucia, Emergency: 911
BSO Dispatch Center: 954-468-3533
ID Badges: 954-765-4225
Broward Sheriff's Office is contracted through Broward County to provide landside and waterside security, as well as air patrol.
Broward Sheriff's Office Fire Rescue
Chief Greg Holness
Non-emergency: 954-765-4191; Fax: 954-765-4164
Fire Rescue operates a complete emergency rescue center at Port Everglades with firefighters trained to combat fires on land and sea, hazardous materials spills, truck rollovers, injuries and other emergencies.