Retirement of Nancy Hefty

Nancy Hefty with commissioners

Port of Tacoma Commissioners on May 21 approved a ground lease with Tacoma Public Schools for the Maritime|253 skills center at the Port Maritime Center and an annual compensation package for the Port Executive Director.

Commissioners also approved $169,200 in investments from the Port’s Local Economic Development Investment Fund, and a proclamation honoring Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.

Commissioners also honored two Port retirees, Nancy Hefty and Sandy Miller.

Sandy Miller at her retirement recognition.

Sandy Miller with commissioners

Video of the meeting can be viewed here.

Next meeting: June 18, 2024

The meeting begins at 12 p.m. at The Fabulich Center, 3600 Port of Tacoma Road, room 104. Meetings are streamed live on the Port’s website and archived for later viewing. Public comment may be given in person at the meeting or sent by email to Please visit our public comment procedure page for more information.