Thursday, October 19, 2017

New Seattle Maritime Director

By Karen Robes Meeks

Stephanie Jones Stebbins is the Port of Seattle’s new managing director of its Maritime Division.

Jones Stebbins will oversee the port’s Cruise Operations, Fishing and Commercial Operations, Recreational Marinas, Marine Maintenance, and Industrial Properties.

“Stephanie Jones Stebbins has proven herself a strategic and agile leader in moving policy priorities forward here at the Port of Seattle,” said Interim Executive Director Dave Soike. “She will bring these qualities to her new role as Maritime Director.”

For six years, Jones Stebbins has been the port’s director of Environmental and Planning Programs. Previously, she served as director of Seaport Environmental and manager of Seaport Strategic and Facility Planning.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a master’s degree from the University of North Carolina.