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Shuler Elected President of Port Commission

The Port of Skagit Board of Commissioners has elected new officers who will lead the port in 2015. They are as follows:

•          President -- Bill Shuler, District 3 commissioner

•          Vice President – Kevin Ware, District 1 commissioner

•          Secretary – Steven Omdal, District 2 commissioner

The port commissioners also serve as the board of directors for the Port of Skagit Industrial Development Corp. The corporation’s slate of officers for 2015 is the same as that of the port commission.

Chartered in 2001, the industrial development corporation facilitates local economic development and employment opportunities within the port district by providing tax-exempt financing for the acquisition, construction, enlarging or improving of industrial facilities.

If you are a reporter seeking information about the Port of Skagit, please call Andrew Entrikin, community outreach administrator, at 360-757-0011 or email