Port of Seattle Commission Elects Steinbrueck
The Port of Seattle Commission has elected Peter Steinbrueck Commission President for 2020. Commissioner Fred Felleman will serve as Commission Vice-President, with Commissioner Sam Cho serving as Commission Secretary. Newly elected Commissioner Sam Cho was sworn in by his mother. Re-elected Commissioner Fred Felleman was sworn in by Suquamish Tribal Chairman, Leonard Forsman.
Port of Seattle Names Metruck Executive Director
The Port of Seattle Commission has appointed retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Stephen P. Metruck as its new Executive Director, effective February 1, 2018. Metruck will succeed interim executive director Dave Soike, who took over following the resignation of port CEO Ted Fick in February 2017. Metruck brings 34 years of executive experience in maritime, security and financial leadership to his new role. Most recently, Metruck was Commander of the Mid-Atlantic Region, overseeing 3,600 military and civilian personnel, and before that, responsibility for planning and execution of the $10
Port of Seattle Welcomes New Commissioner
more opportunities for economic development.” Felleman said, “Having been part of the Seattle maritime community for two-and-a-half decades, I’m excited to bring my experience, knowledge and deep love of Puget Sound to this organization.” The Port of Seattle Commission said it will remain focused on the expansion of Sea-Tac Airport, attracting opportunities for its cruise business, recapitalizing the North Pacific fishing fleet, making Terminal 5 ‘big ship ready’, continuing environmental efforts port-wide, and pursuing further job growth through