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Stephanie Bowman 

Port of Seattle Commissioner

Position 3

Current Term: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2021

Current Office: N/A

Previous Commission Offices: Secretary, Co-President

Current Port Commission Committee Assignments: Art Oversight Committee.

Current Outside Board Assignments: Highline Forum; Trade Development Alliance; Puget Sound Regional Council Executive Board (Alternate).

Education: B.A. (University of Idaho); M.B.A. (Seattle University).

About Commissioner Bowman: Stephanie Bowman currently serves as the Executive Director of Washington ABC, a statewide non-profit organization promoting policies and programs to help economically-disadvantaged communities build assets through investments in education, homeownership, savings and small business development.

Stephanie has more than 18 years of experience working in the areas of transportation and economic development on the local, state and federal levels, including at the Port of Tacoma and Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce. Stephanie has been active with the American Association of Port Authorities; the Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors and the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association. Locally she has served on the Boards of the Plymouth Housing Group and the Rainier Valley Food Bank. In 2007, Stephanie was selected as a Fellow with the American Marshall Memorial Foundation.

Raised in Hilo, Hawaii, Stephanie moved to Seattle in 1991. She lives in the Beacon Hill neighborhood in south Seattle and is an avid windsurfer. 



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