- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 4, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf is appointing six professionals to the board of the Delaware River Port Authority.

Wolf said Wednesday that his appointees, all from Philadelphia and its suburbs, will bring different expertise and perspectives to the board. The authority owns and operates four bridges and a commuter rail line that connect southern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania.

The appointees include Elinor Haider, a vice president of Veolia North America; Antonio Fiol-Silva of the planning and design firm Wallace Roberts & Todd; and Ryan Boyer, business manager of the Laborers’ District Council.

The others are Yeadon Mayor Rohan Hepkins, Franklin Commons owner Marian Moskowitz and Whitney White, chairman of The Global Institute for Strategic Investment.

The authority consists of 16 members - eight from Pennsylvania and eight from New Jersey.

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