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Stephanie Bowman

Position 3 | Commissioner

(206) 787-3034

Position 3 | Commissioner

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

Current Office:  N/A

Previous Commission Offices: President, Co-President, Vice President

Current Port Commission Committee Assignments:

  • Art Oversight Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Waterfront and Industrial Lands Committee

Northwest Seaport Alliance Work Groups/Committees

  • Audit Committee
  • Growing the Gateway
  • Legislative Committee

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Current Outside Board Assignments

  • Bellevue Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Seattle Partners Board of Directors
  • Greater Seattle Partners Economic Recovery Committee
  • Greater Seattle Partners Executive Board
  • Greater Seattle Partners Membership Committee
  • Industrial and Maritime Citywide Advisory Group
  • Visit Seattle Advisory Board
  • Washington Alliance for Better Schools


  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Idaho
  • Master of Business Administration, 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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