About the Port of Everett
The Port of Everett is located in Washington State on Port Gardner Bay at the mouth of the Snohomish River. The Port was originally formed by the citizens of Everett in 1918 to create economic opportunities and protect the waterfront for the community. The Port has a long history of providing marine-related services and appropriate public access to the waterfront. The Port strives to bring quality jobs, business, and tourism opportunities to its local and surrounding communities, and is committed to enhancing, restoring and preserving the overall environmental health of our waterfront.
The Port operates three lines of business:
*The 2019 Economic Impact of the Port of Everett by Martin Associates
Our Vision, Mission & Core Values
The Port’s vision is to create quality jobs and support a healthy and attractive quality of life for District residents and businesses. We do this, in part, by investing in a balanced waterfront that improves the region’s economy, commerce, community, environment, recreation and supporting high-functioning infrastructure.
Enhancing maritime commerce, jobs and a healthy community
- Highest ethical standards
- Honor our commitment to our community
- High-performers that value the privilege of public service
- Embrace the richness of a diverse community
- Responsible stewards of community resources and the environment
- Dependent and supportive partner
Port District & Governance
The Port District covers most of the city of Everett, portions of the cites of Mukilteo and Marysville and parts of unincorporated Snohomish County.
Port District Governance
The Port of Everett Commission is the policy-making and regulatory body of the Port. The current elected Commissioners are David Simpson (District 1), Tom Stiger (District 2) and Glen Bachman (District 3). The Port Commission hires an Executive Director to carry out its policies.