Martinko Named Exec. Director, Port of Pittsburgh Commission

Waterways Council
2 September 2014

The Port of Pittsburgh Commission (PPC) has named Stephen Martinko as its new Executive Director.  Prior to this selection, Martinko served as the Deputy Staff Director of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and previously served as chief of staff for U.S. Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA). Martinko was instrumental in the development of WRRDA 2014.  "Steve Martinko understands the value of the Inland Waterways system to Southwestern Pennsylvania and the importance of maintaining and improving the vital waterways infrastructure of this region. He will serve the PPC well as the need for appropriations and operation & maintenance funding will continue for years to come," said Susan Baker Shipley, Port of Pittsburgh's Chairman, in a press release.