Jacksonville Port Authority’s board of directors has unanimously elected Joe York as chairman, effective July 1.
York will succeed James Citrano, who will continue as a board member following his one-year tenure as chairman.
York, who joined Jaxport’s board of directors in 2010, is vice president of legislative and regulatory affairs for AT&T Telecommunications, where he has led the development of AT&T’s public policy strategies since 2005. Previously, he was regional director of corporate and external affairs with BellSouth Telecommunications.
Jaxport’s board also voted for new officers for the 2013 to 2014 year, including John Anderson as vice chairman, John Falconetti as treasurer and John Newman as secretary. In addition, board member Robert Spohrer was selected to serve as the port’s liaison to the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization.