Leadership


Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti



Eric Garcetti is the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles, the largest city in the state of California, spanning 469.1 square miles. Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States and has a multi-ethnic population of approximately 4 million. It is truly a world-class city that offers a diversified economy and an unparalleled quality of life. Los Angeles continues to maintain its position as an economic powerhouse, the entertainment capital of the world, and a major trendsetter in virtually every field of human endeavor. 

Los Angeles is a charter city and is governed by a Mayor and City Council. The City Council serves full time and has 15 members elected by district for four-year terms. Boards of Commissioners, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, oversee several of the City’s departments and bureaus. 

Mayor Garcetti was elected on May 21, 2013 and sworn into office on July 1, 2013. Mayor Garcetti appointed Gene Seroka as the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles on May 27, 2014, after his unprecedented effort to assess all departments and require all department heads to reapply for their positions.

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Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners



The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners oversees the management and operation of the Port of Los Angeles. Harbor commissioners are appointed by the Mayor of Los Angeles and confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council. They serve five-year terms and elections are typically held every July for the offices of president and vice president. All five members of the Harbor Commission are volunteers.

Meet the Commissioners

Port of Los Angeles Senior Executives



The Port of Los Angeles is committed to proper oversight and management of all Port activities, with an outstanding team of individuals appointed to propel the organization's vision and strategy forward, and who are committed to making the Port of Los Angeles America's Port®.

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Port of Los Angeles Bureaus and Divisions



The Port of Los Angeles employs nearly 1,000 Los Angeles Harbor Department employees representing nearly 30 divisions within five bureaus.

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