Feb
21
12:00 PM12:00

February Luncheon

The Northwest Room - with FREE parking!

6049 Seaview Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107


The Northwest Room is located just steps away
from Ray’s Boathouse & Cafe.

 

Program:
Learn about the challenges and opportunities facing the U.S. Coast Guard at our February membership with VADM Fred Midgette Commander, Pacific Area Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West U.S. Coast Guard.

Speaker:

Vice Admiral Fred Midgette,
Commander, Pacific Area
Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West
U.S. Coast Guard
With Introduction by
Stephen Metruck, new Executive Director, Port of Seattle

VADM Midgette assumed the duties of Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area in August 2016, where he serves as the operational commander for all U.S. Coast Guard missions within half of the world that ranges from the Rocky Mountains to the waters off the East Coast of Africa. Prior to this, he served as the Deputy Commandant for Operations where he was responsible for developing operational strategy, policy, guidance, and resources that address national priorities. From 2014 - 2015 he served in the Great Lakes as the Ninth Coast Guard District Commander. From 2011 - 2013, he served as the Senior Military Advisor to the Secretary of Homeland Security where he supported the Secretary in the coordination and execution of policy and operations between the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense. A native of Virginia Beach, VA, he holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering (U.S. Coast Guard Academy ‘82), a M.S. in Management (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ‘91).

Click here to make your reservation today. Member price is $45.  Guest price is $50.

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Jan
17
12:00 PM12:00

January Luncheon

Annual Port of Seattle Update
2018 Challenges and Opportunities

Stephanie Jones Stebbins,
New managing director of the Port’s Maritime Division

Stephanie is responsible for directing the operations of the Port’s cruise, commercial moorage, grain export, and recreational marina lines of business, plus its marine maintenance department and an variety of industrial and commercial properties. The port – which forms one-half of the Northwest Seaport Alliance, along with Port of Tacoma – has two cruise ship terminals, two terminals for the North Pacific commercial fishing fleet, a grain terminal and four public marinas.
 
At the Port, Stephanie has been the director of environmental and planning programs for six years, was the director of seaport environmental for four years, and manager of seaport strategic and facility planning for five years. She spent three years in the Peace Corps and overseas consulting in addition to several years of work in the U.S. before coming to the Port of Seattle. Jones Stebbins holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a master’s degree from the University of North Carolina.

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Date

Wednesday, January 17th

Time

Noon to 1:30pm - check in begins at 11:30

Where

Ray's Northwest Room  

Our sponsor for the holiday luncheon is
 

PortofSeattle5.GIF

   

 

Click here to make your reservation today! Member price is $45. Guest price is $50
Questions? Contact Polly Lynch at 206-448-7660.

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