Ian Gansler Begins Role in AAPA’s Newly Created Position

Ian Gansler, previously AAPA’s government relations associate, has accepted a new role as the manager of energy, resilience and sustainability policy, in which he is responsible for leading the new Port Opportunities with Energy, Resilience and Sustainability (POWERS) Program. In this role, Gansler will address policy issues at the intersection of energy and the environment. He will also provide advocacy, education, and technical assistance to ports and policymakers on behalf of port authorities in policy authorizations and appropriations in addition to growing and maintaining relationships with leaders of congressional committees and staff offices, executive branch agencies, and other aligned organizations as well as AAPA members — namely ports and their partners. AAPA is very proud of Gansler’s growth into this role.