HPA Board & Staff

Thomas M. McDermott Jr., City of Hammond Mayor

Port Authority Board of Directors
Chairman – Jeffery C. Smith
Vice Chairman – Thomas J. Puplava
Secretary/Treasurer – Thomas E. Kuhn
Member – Dennis Hardesty
Member – Diane Kaminsky

HPA Director – Milan A. Kruszynski
HPA Finance Director – Richard Szany
HPA Park Superintendent – Michael Dawson
HPA Marina Harbormaster – Keith Carey
HPA Marina Maintenance Manager – Daniel Kiszka
HPA Marina Officer Manager – Jennifer Karakasilis
HPA Marina Coordinator – Susan Tabers
HPA Book Keeper – Jamie Huck
HPA Staff Accountant – Julia Pustek

The Hammond Port Authority provides maximum public recreational access to Lake Michigan waters, Wolf Lake waters, George Lake waters, Lost Marsh Golf Course, Forsythe Park, Wolf Lake Memorial Park, for all who come by land or by sea, striving towards the highest quality of professional Port Authority management for customers and citizens while promoting economic development for the city of Hammond.