INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF AIRPORT AND SEAPORT POLICE
The Executive Board is transitioning to a new structure. The Executive Board is made the President and three Vice Presidents, all who are authority sworn officers, a Charter Secretary, the Secretary General and 3 Regional Commissioners from 5 regions from different countries selected by the Executive Board.
All vice presidents must be from different countries; and regional commissioner must be from different countries, however a president, vice president or regional commissioner could happen there are two from the same county. Global, regional diversity representation of leadership is the focus. The transition is expected to be complete by October 2019.
US Maritime Committee, Boston, U.S.
Chief Russell Whitmarsh
Immediate Past President (Acting)
Port of Houston Authority (r)
Head of Security, Panama Canal Authority
Asst. Chief Constable John Donlon
Metropolitan Police (r), United Kingdom
George Centeno - United States
Andy Blackwell - United Kingdom
Fredrik Cornell - Sweden
Our president’s have guided the organization throughout the years
We are honored by their outstanding service.Jurisdiction member authorities put forth a command officer to preside as president presiding over the board of directors. To date 22 chiefs, superintendents, chief constable and director generals from 8 countries served as president of the board. Every jurisdiction and its’ selection as president has brought visions and expertise as they perform their duties within their own authority or agency. A jurisdiction selection as president can now presides for a single year term, allowing movement through the chairs.
2010 – 16 Chief Ronald Boyd: Port of Los Angeles Police Department, United States
2007 – 09 Chief Russell Whitmarsh: Houston Port Authority, United States
2001 – 07 Chief Superintendent Henk van Unnik: Port of Rotterdam, Seaport Police, Netherlands
1999 – 01 Chief Noel Cunningham: Port of Los Angeles, United States:
1997 – 99 Brigadier General Saad M. Al–Shuhayeb: Saudi Arabia
1995 – 97 Chief Ronald Driscole, United States
1994 – 95 Assistant Commissioner Laban Kauga, Tanzania
1992 – 94 Chief Superintendent Robert Bertelson, United States
1990 – 92 Chief Superintendent John Boyle, United Kingdom
1988 – 90 Superintendent Peter L. K. Lee: National Police Agency, Asia Pacific:
1886 – 88 Colonel Rokus den Breejen, Netherlands
1984 – 86 Lt. Colonel Frank Mazzone, United States
1982 – 84 Commissioner Fred Bean,OBE, Bermuda
1980 – 82 Chief Ray Havens, United States
1978 – 80 Superintendent Walter Lee, United States
1976 – 78 Chief Constable Eric Ellen, United Kingdom
1975 – 76 Superintendent Theodore Ciunyk, Canada
1974 – 75 Chief Thomas Jones, United States
1973 – 74 Chief Constable DCW (Peter) Gannon, United Kingdom
1972 – 73 Chief Lewis Brown, United States
1971 – 71 Captain Robert Herzog, United States
1970 – 71 Director General Donald Cassidy, Canada
1969 – 70 Board Only
1968 - Board In formation
The Organization has had 5 Secretary General over the 49 year history.
The operations of the organization collectively fall under the Office of the Secretariat lead by the Secretary General.
The Secretary serves as the director and chief executive overseeing operations of the international organization. Their duties include implementing the decisions of the General Assembly and the Executive Board, providing a technical and information for the mutual benefit of the transportation law enforcement and public safety departments, maintaining contact with national and international authorities, implementing operational contracts and programs, and serving as an Ambassador of the Organization.
A primary mission of the Secretary is to serve as the international center for public safety and the prevention of public transportation terrorism and serious crime.
Jay Grant, United States 2010 – Current
Michael Toddington, Canada
Tim Kimsey, United States
Eric Ellen, United Kingdom
Donald Cassidy, Canada