Port of Olympia making progress toward selecting new executive director
The Port of Olympia is closing in on a new executive director, seven months after its former executive Ed Galligan resigned. The Olympian reports that the three member commission interviewed seven candidates in an executive session on Monday and are in the process of selecting finalists. Finalists’ names are expected to be released next week.
After that, the port is set to invite the public to meet the finalists from 3-5 PM Dec. 20 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Olympia.
Thirty-seven people applied for the job, according to port data. Twenty-two of the applicants had port-related experience. Twenty-five were in-state applicants and 12 were out-of-state applicants, the data show
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