Board of Directors

Governor in Council Appointments

The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in serving as a Director representing the federal government on the Board of Directors of the Windsor Port Authority. For more information on this position please click here.

The Windsor Port Authority is governed by a board of seven Directors, one each appointed by the federal, provincial, and municipal governments and four federal appointees representative of the various user groups in the Port of Windsor, appointed by the Federal Government. The current Board of Directors are:

NameAppointment ByTerm (Expiration Date)Background
George Sandala - Chair Federal: User Group February 4, 2018 Retired Banker
Rocco Lucente - Vice Chair Federal: User Group February 4, 2018 Professional Engineer
Walter Benzinger Federal Government June 26, 2020 Chartered Accountant
Barry Fowler Provincial Government August 15, 2019 Financial Planner
Anthony Mascaro City of Windsor June 30, 2018 Chartered Accountant
Bianca DeLuca Federal: User Group February 4, 2018 Professional Home Economist
Thomas Porter Federal: User Group July 6, 2017 Lawyer


The Windsor Port Authority is administered by a staff of five.

Steven C Salmons President & CEO
Christine Paré Director of Finance and Administration
Peter Berry Director of Port Operations, Harbour Master
Scott Salter Marina Manager
Liz DiMennaAdministrative Assistant