Barbara Winfree

Ms. Winfree retired in 2003 from Orangefield ISD where she served as a Teacher for 22 years.  She also is an active member of The Order of Eastern Star, Winfree Baptist Church, Texas Retired Teachers Association, Southeast Texas Independent Cattlemen’s Association and the Lower Sabine-Neches Soil & Water Conservation District #446 where she currently serves as secretary.  Ms. Winfree is the first woman to serve on the Port of Orange Board of Commissioners.


John Montagne
Vice President

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University. Eight years Industrial Construction experience. Currently owner, since 2012, of Deep South properties residential construction company.


Keith Wallace

Mr. Wallace was elected as Commissioner to the Orange County Navigation & Port District Board of Commissioners and currently serves at the Secretary/Treasurer of the Board. Mr. Wallace is President of Reliable Dry Cleaning Services in Bridge City, Orange, Vidor and Pinehurst which is a family owned business purchased in 1988. He is an active member of the Orange Lions Club, Bridge City Chamber of Chamber of Commerce, Vidor Chamber of Commerce, Orange Chamber of Commerce, Sabine Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, the Texas Farm Bureau and the National Rifle Association. Also, Mr. Wallace is currently a Board Member for the Orange County Economic Development Committee.


Carroll G. Holt

U. S. Army Veteran. Member of the Orange Boating Club, Coastal Conservation Association, Orange Historical Society, Orange Gun Club, Friends of the Library and Green Thumb Gardener. Pioneered the Homestead Tax Freeze for Seniors and Disabled in Orange, Pinehurst, West Orange and Bridge City (State-wide referendum, Proposition 13). Instrumental in raising funds, at Tilly Tech, to purchase the first building for Lamar State College Orange. Served as past coach for Youth Football and Baseball.


Kevin Singleton

Currently General Manager for Newtron Electrical Services, a Division of the Newtron Group Companies in Nederland, Texas. Member of the City Council of the City of Pine Forest for over 12 years with the last two (2) years as Mayor Pro-Tem. Member of the IBEW Local 479 in Beaumont and the IBEW Federal Credit Union in Beaumont serving on the Supervisory Committee since 2016. Past Vice President of the Vidor Baseball Pony League, and Past Co-Treasurer of Vidor Project Graduation.

About The Port

The Port of Orange became a deep-water port, open to the Gulf of Mexico and the world's oceans in 1916 when a 25-foot channel through Sabine Lake, past Sabine Pass, and out to the Gulf of Mexico was completed.

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Port Services

The Port of Orange On-Site Marine Services includes shipyards that can accomodate New Construction and Repairs of tugs, Barges and Offshore Petroleum Drilling Platforms along with Dry Dock Services for Barges and Tugs.

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Port of Orange
1201 Childers Road Suite #2
Orange, Texas 77631