VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA has hired Heather Stebbings as its Director of Communications. Stebbings joins the port July 8.

Heather Stebbings will join the Port of Vancouver USA as the Director of Communications July 8, 2019

Stebbings has been supporting the port and maritime industries in the Pacific Northwest for more than a decade. Prior to joining the port, she served as the Government Relations Director for the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association (PNWA), and previously served as the association’s Communications and Government Relations Manager.

“Heather’s extensive knowledge of not only the Port of Vancouver, but of all ports and marine-related industries in the Pacific Northwest, will be an incredible asset to our organization,” said port CEO Julianna Marler. “We’re excited to have her join the port team.”  

Stebbings joins the Port of Vancouver External Affairs Department where her responsibilities will include supporting the marketing and community outreach programs, and managing the port’s communications program, including public information, media relations and social media.

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