Friday, January 18, 2019

Bowman Takes Seattle Commission Presidency

By Karen Robes Meeks

Stephanie Bowman is the Port of Seattle Commission President for 2019.Fred Felleman will serve as Commission Vice-President and Peter Steinbrueck as Commission Secretary.

“I look forward to continuing the progress the Port of Seattle made in delivering projects to support trade and transportation, expand workforce development and protect the environment,” said Bowman. “We have much to work on this year, ensuring that economic growth and our programs are helping people across King County and the state of Washington.”

The commission will provide oversight for a more than $2 billion investment in facilities upgrades at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and plans to fund the port’s major maritime infrastructure efforts.

According to the port, priorities for 2019 include identifying partners for a new cruise terminal and working with the Northwest Seaport Alliance to finalize a commercial deal for Terminal 5 as it becomes ‘big ship ready’