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APPENDIX A BIOGRAPHIES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS CHARLES F. CONNORS joined the Port of Long Beach in 1956 and was appointed chief harbor engineer in 1979. He was promoted to deputy executive director in 1983. Mr. Connors has acted as chief project engineer for several terminal and infrastructure projects, and served as engineering consultant in the port's first trade mission to China. He has a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of California, Long Beach. HUGH M. LACEY retired in 1986 as vice-president, land oper- ations, of Sea-Land Service, Inc. Sea-Land Service is the container ship operating subsidiary of Sea-Land Corporation, a diversified ocean freight and land transportation firm. Prior to joining Sea- Land in 1961, he directed trucking companies and intermodal ter- minals. Mr. Lacey graduated from St. Joseph's College Institute of Labor Relations and the Academy of Advanced Traffic. HENRY S. MARCUS has been at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) since 1971 and currently holds the positions of associate professor of marine systems in the Ocean Engineering Department and chairman, Ocean Systems Management Program. He has also served as a transportation consultant to maritime in- dustries and government. Dr. Marcus holds a bachelor's degree 193
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194 in naval architecture from Webb Institute, simultaneous master's degrees in naval architecture and shipbuilding and shipping man- agement from MIT, and a doctorate in business administration from Harvard University. ROBERT J. NOLAN is executive vice-president for administra- tion of International Terminal Operating Co., Inc., a stevedoring and terminal operating firm in more than 20 ports of the United States. He is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the Georgetown School of Foreign Service, and Seton Hall Law School. He is a member of the New York Bar and past president of the National Association of Stevedores and the National Maritime Safety Association. RUDY RUBlO has been a longshoreman since 1955. He pro- gressed from dispatcher to business agent of Local 13 (Southern CaTifornia), then to secretary-treasurer and president. He was elected vice-president of the international union in 1977. PETER G. SANDLUND is the Washington representative of the Council of European and Japanese National Shipowners' As- sociations. He served in progressively responsible positions with the Swedish American Line following graduation from the Gothen- burg School of Economics, and when the company became a part- ner in the Atiantic Containerline, as general sales and marketing manager of that venture. He joined Overseas Containers, Ltd., as senior vice-president for North America in 1969, and in 1971 became executive vice-president of Dart ContainerTine. Mr. Sand- lund has held his present position for 12 years. In addition to his degree from Gothenburg, Mr. SandIund has a 3.D. from the Cleveland Marshall Law School. CLIFFORD M. SAYRE has worked for Du Font more than 30 years and is currently director of logistics within the Materials and Logistics Department. He held several research and supervisory positions before joining the Transportation and Distribution (now Materials and L`ogistics) Department in 1977. His responsibilities have increasingly been directed to worldwide transportation of the company's raw materials and products, and to the transportation of hazardous cargoes. Mr. Sayre, who holds a bachelor's degree in
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195 chemical engineering and several patents, has served on the Mar- itime Transportation Research Board and the successor Marine Board, and on the Marine Board's Cornrnittee on National Dredg- ing Issues. He is a registered professional engineer and member of the American Chemical Society. SVEN I. THOOLEN has been with Matson Navigation Com- pany for 25 years and is currently director of Industrial Engineer- ing. He developed the first container terminal operating and op- er-ational control systems in Los Angeles, Oakland, and Honolulu, and has since designed container-ship terminals, control proce- dures, and computerized tracking systems. He has a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and has published extensively on the application of in- dustrial and systems engineering to container handling, intermodal transportation, and automated cargo hand^ling and tracking. WILLIAM C. WEBSTER has been a faculty member of the Department of Naval Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, for the past 16 years. He holds bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. degrees in naval architecture from Webb Institute and the University of California. In recent years, he has developed engi- neering solutions to loading and unloading a variety of containers and container ships more efficiently as a consultant to American President Lines and other clients. Dr. Webster is currently vice- chairman of the Marine Board of the National Research Council.