Karmsund Port Authorities is an inter-municipal company (IKS), which is owned by the municipalities Haugesund, Karmøy, Tysvær, Bømlo, Sveio and Bokn. The municipalities have developed a common ownership strategy for the company, which is adopted by all municipal councils. According to this, the shareholders’ meeting of the company is held twice a year.
The company’s Board of Representatives, the Port Council, consists of 6 members, of which each of the participating municipalities appoints a member and a deputy member. The port council members and deputy members are appointed for 4 years at a time, the election period being equivalent to the municipal election period. The head and deputy chair are elected by the members of the port council.
As of the fall of 2019, the Port Council has the following members:
|Haugesund||Arne-Christian Mohn (Ap)||Trine M. Stokland (Sv)|
|Karmøy||Jarle Nilsen (Ap)||Alf Magne Grindhaug (Krf)|
|Bømlo||Inge Reidar Kallevåg (H)||Anne T. Johannessen (Frp)|
|Bokn||Osmund Våga (Sp)|
|Sveio||Linn Therese Erve (AP)||Ruth G. Ø. Eriksen (Frp)|
|Tysvær||Sigmund Lier (Ap)||Sven Ivar Dybdal (Sp)|
Board of directors
The Port Board of Directors consists of 5 representatives and 3 deputy members, who are appointed according to criteria embodied in Karmsund Ports’s ownership strategy. The representatives are elected for two years at a time.
|Chairman||John Erik Hagen|
|Deputy chairman||Elisabeth Haldorsen|
|Member of the Board||Ellen Solstad|
|Member of the Board||Sindre Matre|
|Member of the Board||Ole Sandvik|
|Member of the Board||Eivind Eide (employee representative)|
|Deputy member||Bente Hetland|
|Deputy member||Karoline Sjøen Andersen|
|Deputy member||Olaf A. Hansen|