Debra Colbert previously was association’s director of communications.
The board of directors for the Waterways Council Inc.
(WCI) has named Debra Colbert its senior vice president. She previously served as director of communications and media relations for the organization and has served with the WCI since its inception in 2004.
Prior to her work with WCI, Colbert served as president of Colbert Communications, a communications consulting firm that offered media relations, communications, public affairs, marketing and advertising counsel to a variety of clients.
”We are so pleased to welcome Deb to WCI in a full-time role as senior vice president. She is well-known to our members, the Corps of Engineers and the news media, and brings a great level of enthusiasm and dedication to our organization,” says Michael Toohey, WCI president and CEO.
WCI is the national public policy organization advocating a modern and well-maintained national system of ports and inland waterways. The group is supported by waterways carriers, shippers, port authorities, shipping associations and waterways advocacy groups from all regions of the country.