The Florida Seaports Council, Inc., d/b/a Florida Ports Council (FPC), is a Florida nonprofit corporation that serves as the professional association for Floridax`x`'s 15 deepwater seaports and their management. Pursuant to Florida Statutes, the Florida Ports Council provides administrative support services on matters related to the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development (FSTED) Council and the FSTED Program. In addition, by agreement, the FPC provides similar services to the Florida Ports Financing Commission.

The vision of the Gulf County Economic Development Coalition is, in collaboration with its stakeholders, to create diverse, stable, and consistent employment opportunities that build wealth and provide better economic conditions for Gulf County.

Goals to achieve:
Attract and support the best-suited industries to Gulf County.
Lead the creation of a positive economic development environment in Gulf County.

Duke Energy Florida owns coal-fired and natural gas generation. That fuel mix pro-vides about 9,000 megawatts of owned electric capacity to approximately 1.7 million customers in a 20,000-square-mile service area. Duke's Economic Development team has a reputation for going the extra mile to assist companies expanding or relocating in Florida. That's just one of the rea-sons we have been recognized as one of the "Top Utilities for Economic Development" by Site Selection magazine. Our experienced team offers a wealth of specialized services and assistance designed to save you time and money in every aspect of the site selection process. Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States with approximate-ly $115 billion in total assets. Its regulated utility operations serve approximately 7.2 million elec-tric customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest. Its commercial power and inter-national energy business segments own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing portfolio of renewable energy assets in the United States.

Regionally headquartered in St. Petersburg, Fla., Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.
P.O. Box 14042 | St. Petersburg, FL 33733 | duke-energy.com/Florida
The St. Joe Company is a Florida-based real estate developer and manager. The Company owns land concentrated primarily in Northwest Florida and has significant residential and commercial land-use entitlements in hand or in process. The Company also owns various commercial, resort and club properties.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) owns or leases 120 freight railroads worldwide that are organized in 11 operating regions with 7,700 employees and more than 2,500 customers. G&W's nine North American regions serve 41 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces and include 113 short line and regional freight railroads with more than 13,000 track-miles. G&W subsidiaries provide rail service at more than 40 major ports in North America, Australia and Eu-rope and perform contract coal loading and railcar switching for industrial customers.


The Port St. Joe Port Authority is an Independent Special District whose five members are appointed by the Governor. The Port Authority was originally created to develop commerce for the Port by special act of the Florida Legislature. Chairman — Eugene Raffield
Vice Chairman — Jason Shoaf
Secretary — Matt Terry
Treasurer — Jessica Rish
Commissioner — Guerry Magidson