President Fields Gives Inaugural Speech
Sets Sights on Maritime Industry Cluster, Capital Improvements
August 13, 2013
Thomas Fields, President of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, gave his official inaugural speech on Aug. 5, 2013. In it, he outlined his plans to launch a 100-day "listening tour" with Port customers and other stakeholders, and to pursue the development of "maritime industry clusters" to enhance the Port's economic benefits to the region. Download a transcript here.
Fields was elected as Board President on June 17, 2013, by his fellow board members, to a one year term from July 2013 through June 2014.