Jobs at the Port and its tenants grew from 3,200 to 3,900 between 2014 and 2018 (and likely even more in 2019-20).
Record-breaking revenue and marine cargo tonnage every year.
Developed and passed the Port’s Renewable Energy Policy, which prohibits pursuing new fossil fuel projects at the port.
Identified the need for Business Continuity and Resiliency planning, which has guided Port operations through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Assisted the Washington Public Ports Association in development of a carbon pricing policy.
Finish developing Climate Action Plan.
Continue supporting community and economic development partners with COVID recovery.
Keep creating jobs in ways we can be proud of.
- Continued leadership on climate action and sustainability
- Support community and economic partners with COVID recovery
- Continue the exciting development of Vancouver’s Waterfront
The Port of Vancouver District encompasses the entire City of Vancouver, as well as a large area outside city boundaries that many think of as part of Vancouver, including Hazel Dell, Salmon Creek, and other neighborhoods.
Every two years, one of the Port Commissioners is up for election for a six-year term. This year is Eric’s turn to run for reelection! Learn more about what a Port Commissioner is here.