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A Perspective on Port Operations with Kristin Decas, Port Director and CEO, Port Of Hueneme

  • Thursday, February 03, 2022
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Event Via Zoom


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A Perspective on Port Operations
with Kristin Decas, Port Director and CEO, Port Of Hueneme

Thursday, February 3, 2022

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM • Zoom Networking Session
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • Keynote

The first fifteen minutes of this webinar will be spent in networking session breakout rooms.

Member: $25 / 
Non-Member: $35

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A proven leader, Kristin Decas repeatedly demonstrates her ability to build vision and implement strategy through open, collaborative processes that foster results. Since beginning her tenure with the Port of Hueneme in February 2012, the Port has realized several successes., Since Kristin’s arrival at the Port of Hueneme, the Port has grown 33% in cargo volume and now ranks as the 4th largest container Port in California and top 6th auto Port in the nation, marking the Port’s strongest sustained trade years since its inception in 1937. Over $75 million in infrastructure improvements are advancing on Kristin’s watch, including the installation of shoreside power for refrigerated cargo ships and handling equipment, as well as a harbor deepening project that re-nourishes local beaches. Kristin championed the first Port Banana Festival in 2012, an annual event that draws over 12,000 visitors. During the pandemic she took the Port in a new direction hosting emergency resource distribution events including COVID vaccination and testing clinics for workers and the local community. The festival was replaced with “Feeding the Frontline” events which leveraged Port customers, small business owners, volunteers and local health clinics to bring over 1.1 million lbs. of produce and other resources to 40,000 families in Ventura County. Through Kristin’s leadership the Port of Hueneme initiated its environmental framework which has led to the development of world class air quality monitoring in South Oxnard. Another milestone under Kristin, the Port was the first to receive Green Marine Certification in California and earn the title of the Greenest Port in the United States at the Green Shipping Summit in 2017.

Kristin served as the President of the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) representing California’s 11 deep water ports. She was the first woman to run both the Port of New Bedford in its 50-year history and the Port of Hueneme in its 84-year history. In 2015, she was elected to Chair the American Association of Port Authorities, the 4th woman to hold the post in the Association’s 107 years."


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