Canaveral Port Authority Selects Officers, Installs New Commissioners Set To Serve Four-Year Terms
By Space Coast Daily // November 22, 2016
Bob Harvey, Micah Loyd new commissioners
ABOVE VIDEO: Canaveral Port Authority Commissioner Wayne Justice will serve as the Canaveral Port Authority vice chairman for 2017. A retired Rear Admiral, Justice’s life changed dramatically when he was selected for the coveted position of military aide to the President of the United States. Commissioner Justice then served both President George H.W. Bush and President Bill Clinton. Wherever the Presidents went, Justice went. He lived in the White House and traveled aboard Air Force One to all four corners of the globe.
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA — During the November Canaveral Port Authority Commission meeting, Board members unanimously selected Tom Weinberg to serve as Chairman, Wayne Justice will serve as Vice Chairman, and Jerry Allender will be the Secretary/Treasurer.
Newly elected Micah Loyd and Bob Harvey were also formally sworn in to begin their terms.
Elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, Weinberg is a fourth-generation Brevardian elected from District 5.
Justice was elected to the Commission representing District 3 for a term beginning in January 2015. He retired as a two-star Admiral after a 37-year career in the U.S. Coast Guard and is a maritime consultant.
Selected as Secretary/Treasurer, Jerry Allender was elected from District 1 to the Port Authority Board in August 2010 for a term beginning in January 2011. The Titusville resident is an attorney with his own firm. He also previously served as a Port Commissioner from 1983 to 1994.
New Port Commissioner Micah Loyd is a Titusville resident elected from District 2. He is a Certified General Contractor and second-generation owner of Loyd Contracting, Inc. In addition to his service on the Port Authority Board, he also sits on the North Brevard Economic Development Zone Board.
Cocoa resident Bob Harvey was elected from District 4. The new Port Commissioner served 33 years in the United States Army and Air Force as a fighter pilot and combat veteran. He retired as a Colonel and is a published author and airline pilot.
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