Board & Staff

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.

HPA Board of Directors


Mayor - Thomas M. McDermott Jr.
Chairman - Kristin Cantrell
Vice Chairman - Diane Kaminsky
Secretary/Treasurer - Thomas E. Kuhn
Member - Eva Huerta

Administrative Staff


HPA Director - Milan A. Kruszynski
HPA Finance Director - Julia Pustek
HPA Park Superintendent - Michael Dawson
Marina Director - Jamie Huck
Marina Harbormaster - Keith Carey
Marina Maintenance Manager - Daniel Kiszka
Marina Office Manager - Jennifer Karakasilis
HPA Bookkeeper - Ashley Gordish

Meeting Minutes