The Port of Tacoma is lead by five commissioners who are elected to four-year terms by the citizens of Pierce County.
The commission hires the executive director, sets policy and strategic direction, and approves all major expenditures. The Port is an independent municipal corporation that operates under Title 53 of the Revised Code of Washington and is classified as a special purpose district.
Attending commission meetings
The commission holds regular public meetings at noon on the third Thursday of the month in Room 104 of The Fabulich Center, 3600 Port of Tacoma Rd. in Tacoma, Washington, though may hold special meetings on different dates, locations and/or times. Meetings are streamed live on the web and archived for later viewing.
If you require special accommodation to attend a public meeting, contact Judi Doremus at 253-383-9402 at least 48 hours in advance.