Economic Development News
New Board members join Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri
Published: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Three new Board members have joined the Heartland Port Authority. Representing Jefferson City is Ann Pardalos. Ann is currently the Manager of the Missouri International Trade & Investment Office for the Missouri Department of Economic Development. Jeff Naught was appointed by Cole County and is a Certified Insurance Counselor with Naught-Naught Insurance Agency. Thomas Woods, retired, is the appointee that represents Callaway County.
In addition to the new Board members, at the January meeting the Board elected new officers:
Rick Mihalevich, Chairman
Roger Fischer, Vice Chairman
Thomas Woods, Secretary
Kris Scheperle, Treasurer
The full Board and the area they represent are:
- Rick Mihalevich
- Jim Jordan
- Ann Pardalos
- Kris Scheperle
- Calvin Broughton
- Jeff Naught
- Roger Fischer
- Hank Stratman
- Thomas Woods
Thank you to 3 Board members that served in 2019-Roger Schwartze (Jefferson City) , Gary Wheeler (Cole County) and Doug Mertens (Callaway County).
The Heartland Port Authority meets every third Tuesday at 7:30am at the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce with the next meeting taking place February 18th.