About Us

About the Board of Harbor Commissioners for Portland Harbor

Harbor Commissioners

The Portland Harbor Commission consists of five representatives charged with the responsibility of regulating navigation and commerce within Portland Harbor. The Commission’s authority results from various private and special laws passed by the Maine Legislature. The Commission includes two members appointed by the City of Portland, two members appointed by the City of South Portland, and one member appointed by the Governor representing the State of Maine.


(Vacant),  Chair

Stephen Von Vogt


Michael Carter, Treasurer
(South Portland)


Peter Stocks
(South Portland)


John Henshaw, Vice Chair
(State of Maine)