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THE MANIFEST OCTOBER 1, 2019

WASHINGTON PUBLIC PORTS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF JAMES THOMPSON AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

In a special meeting of Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA) trustees on September 23, 2019, a vote was carried to appoint James Thompson as the next Executive Director for the statewide association.

2019 CERB Recipients include: the Port of Anacortes, Port of Royal Slope and Port of Port Angeles

SPOTLIGHT: 2019 CERB GRANT RECIPIENTS: INSIGHTS FROM PORT ANGELES, ROYAL SLOPE AND ANACORTES

The recent announcement of 2019 CERB grants and loan funding winners saw three port projects awarded funds: the PORT OF ANACORTES, the PORT OF PORT ANGELES and the PORT OF ROYAL SLOPE.

KNOWING THE WATERS: Tackling the Changing Nature of Commissioner Compensation

KNOWING THE WATERS: A MONTHLY COLUMN FROM WPPA COUNSEL FRANK CHMELIK

This month’s focus is on COMMISSIONER COMPENSATION. Recently, several different port districts have inquired about this issue. From where I sit, I see a couple of trends over the last thirty years that contribute to a desire to increase commissioner compensation. First, the time demands on commissioners have increased over the years.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SMALL PORTS SEMINAR | October 24-25, 2019 | Enzian Inn, Leavenworth

ANNUAL MEETING | November 20-22, 2019 | Hotel Murano, Tacoma

For more information, visit www.washingtonports.org, or email Laura Pettitt.