Port of Tacoma commissioners have named Don Meyer to lead the 2013 Commission. Meyer, who was elected to the commission in 2009, succeeds Dick Marzano as president.
Meyer is the former executive director of the Foss Waterway Development Authority and a former deputy executive director of the port. He also currently serves on the Pierce College board of trustees, the Pacific Lutheran University School of Business Executive Advisory Board, the Tacoma Waterfront Association, Tacoma-Pierce County Economic Development Board, the board of the LeMay Car Museum and the Joint Municipal Action Committee. He also recently served on the Governor's Connecting Washington Task Force.
The port’s five commissioners serve four-year terms. Officer positions rotate yearly. Clare Petrich will serve as vice president and Don Johnson will serve as secretary.
Commission meetings and study sessions are open to the public. They are held in Room 104 of The Fabulich Center at 3600 Port of Tacoma Rd. Meetings also are available for viewing live and on demand from the Port's website.