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New Commissioner to Join Harbor Board
Thomas Fields, unanimously confirmed by Council, to take seat Monday

December 18, 2009

Newly confirmed Harbor Commissioner Thomas Fields is scheduled to join the Port of Long Beach’s governing body at its Monday, December 21 meeting.

Fields succeeds former Commissioner James C. Hankla, who retired in the summer.

Fields, an advertising executive, was recently appointed by Mayor Bob Foster to a six-year term on the Board of Harbor Commissioners, and confirmed unanimously by the City Council on December 15.

Fields is a former Long Beach planning commissioner and chair of the city's Redevelopment Agency Board. He is founder and owner of Thomas Fields Associates, a marketing and advertising agency whose clients include 20th Century Fox, Hyundai, and the Long Beach Housing Development Company. Fields also serves as vice president on the board of directors for the charitable, non-profit Ronald McDonald House.

Under the City of Long Beach charter, Harbor Commissioners can serve a maximum of two, six-year terms.

Monday’s meeting of the Board of Harbor Commissioners will begin at 4:40 p.m.

Contact: Art Wong, Port of Long Beach Assistant Director of Communications/Public Information Officer, (562) 590-4123, (562) 619-5665 (cell), or