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Norman Fassler-Katz honored with 5th Annual Gary L. Gregory Lifetime Achievement Award

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The California Maritime Leadership Symposium Executive Committee has announced the selection of Norman Fassler-Katz as the recipient of the 5th Annual Gary L. Gregory Lifetime Achievement Award.  Mr. Fassler Katz will be honored during a special reception held on February 24th, 2015 in the California State Capitol Rotunda for attendees of the 2015 California Maritime Leadership Symposium.

Each year the Symposium Executive Committee recognizes an individual who has exemplified a strong commitment to California’s maritime transportation industry throughout the course of a distinguished career. As the Founder and Executive Director of the California Marine and Intermodal Transportation System Advisory Council (CALMITSAC), Mr. Fassler-Katz’s counsel and administrative management has enabled California’s regional effort to be the acknowledged  "jewel" within the national framework...Read More

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