Kristin Ang

Commissioner | Position #5

First elected to commission: 2019
Current term: Jan. 1, 2020 – Dec. 31, 2023
Current commission office: Vice President

Kristin Ang is a Filipino-American attorney, community advocate, Port of Tacoma Commissioner and Northwest Seaport Alliance Managing Member. She made history as the first person of color elected to the Port of Tacoma commission, along with the historical endorsement of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians. She is on the Port’s environmental, DEI, and Tribal liaison committees. She is also on the executive board of the Central Puget Sound Economic Development District and the Washington Council on International Trade.

Commissioner Ang earned an academic and music scholarship at the University of Puget Sound, where she completed her business degree. She obtained her law degree at Cornell Law School. She believes in the power of community and is board president of the City Club of Tacoma, a Tacoma Rotary 8 member, and Greater Tacoma Community Foundation ambassador.

As Port of Tacoma commissioner, Kristin is focused on environmental leadership, building community relationships, and creating economic opportunity for all of Pierce County. She's also an advocate for sustainable development, civic engagement and human rights. On the Port commission, she advocated for providing COVID-19 vaccines to our seafarers, many of whom are Filipinos. As part of the initiative, over 4700 seafarers were vaccinated in 2021.

Port of Tacoma Committees

  • Local Economic Development Investment Fund
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Workforce Development
  • Strategic Business Initiatives
  • Tribal Liaison (Puyallup Tribe of Indians)

Northwest Seaport Alliance Work Groups/Committees

  • Environmental
  • Trucks

Outside Boards & Committees



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