WPPA Associate Members provide a wide variety of services to Washington’s ports. We hope you’ll refer to them the next time a project comes up at your port that an Associate Member can help with.
Advanced American Construction, Inc. — marine construction, diving, consulting and repair contractors, pile driving, dock repairs, heavy civil, modifications, heavy rigging and lifting, industrial maintenance, machinery erection, mechanical, complete machine shop, portable field machining, salvage, cargo transfer, material dredging and capping.
Contact: Kyle Izatt, Project Manager
David Pierce, Chief Engineer
844 NW St. Helens Road
Portland, OR 97231
Mailing: PO Box 83599
Portland, OR 97283
(503) 445-9000 / CELL (503) 849-3336 / FAX (503) 546-3031
Advisian WorleyParsons — port and terminal planning, bulk materials handling, maritime and offshore structures, coastal processes, bridges and civil structures, site development and utilities, piping, industrial structures, electrical engineering, instrumentation and controls, inspection services, environmental permitting, water and wastewater treatment.
Contact: Dave DuHaime
201 NE Park Plaza Drive, Suite 167
Vancouver, WA 98684
AECOM — planning, permitting, design, engineering and construction management for port project development including, greenfield/brownfield redevelopment, harbors, marinas, container terminals, bulk terminals, intermodal facilities, industrial facilities, rail yards, airports, roadway, bridges, landscape architecture, stormwater systems, public access and parks; facilitation of private financing, regulatory compliance, cargo handling computer simulations, NEPA/SEPA/tribal permit expediting, dredge planning/design, contaminated sediment management/engineering, scaled physical river and coastal modeling.
AKS Engineering & Forestry — land surveying, hydrographic surveying, dredging design and consultation, construction management and inspection, land use planning, master planning, commercial and industrial site design, stormwater and utility engineering, erosion control design, forestry and arborist services, wetbland determination and delineation, ordinary high water mark and shoreline determinations, mitigation design and construction, mitigation monitoring, Joint Aquatic Resource Permit Applications (JARPA), Hydraulic Project Approvals (PA), State Environmenteal Policy Act (SEPA), and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and regulatory permit compliance for local, state and federal jurisdictions.
Contact: Blair Carlson, PE, CH, Project Manager
Taya MacLean, PWS, Senior Biologist/Project Manager
9600 NE 126th Avenue, Suite 2520
Vancouver, WA 98682
AMEC Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. — brownfields; coastal processes engineering geology and geotechnical engineering; construction management; concept development; construction and decommissioning; energy (i.e., wind, oil and gas, LNG); engineering; environmental compliance, permitting, site assessment, and cleanup; facilities management; feasibility studies; geotechnical; industrial hygiene and indoor air quality; hazardous materials management; system/facility installation; litigation support; maintenance services; marine and upland investigations/remediation; natural resources (SEPA/NEPA/water); regulatory support; program and project management; risk assessment (human health and ecological) and management; stormwater and wastewater engineering/management; sustainability; wetland and habitat delineation/mitigation.
Contact: Kristie Dunkin, Ph.D., PMP, Principal
11810 North Creek Parkway North
Bothell, WA 98011
(425) 368-1000 / FAX (425) 368-1001
Ameresco Inc. — energy and water conservation; energy savings performance contracting; facility infrastructure renewal; and renewable energy, including solar PV, biomass, wind and geothermal.
Anchor QEA — environmental science and engineering consulting firm that specializes in the planning, permitting, design, construction and monitoring of waterfront projects; offices nationwide; specialize in providing port-related environmental solutions.
Contact: Tom Schadt
720 Olive Way, Suite 1900
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 287-9130 / FAX (206) 287-9131
Ann K. Farr — environmental planning, permitting, and project management, specializing in port and waterfront projects and facilities.
Contact: Ann Farr, Principal
5124 1st Avenue NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Apollo Solutions Group — turn-key energy services contractor specializing in performance contracting and energy retrofits. We assess, design and implement facility infrastructure projects that are guaranteed and may pay for them themselves through energy, resource and operational savings. We approach each customer with the goal of positively impacting their triple-bottom-line; enhancing social, environmental and financial performance.
Contact: Scott Lewis, Business Development Account Manager
Eastern Washington: (509) 342-5493
Seattle Area: (253) 872-5151 ext. 3117
Southwestern Washington: (503) 222-6343 ext. 3117
Aronson Security Group (ASG) — ASG is the premier, independent provider of risk, resilience and security solutions. Building on a strong reputation for best of breed security technology design/engineering, specification, procurement, project management, commissioning, test and inspection, preventative maintenance and emergency solution support. ASG provides risk expertise to premier organizations in our core vertical markets of state and local government, healthcare, critical infrastructure, transportation, and education – as well as Fortune 10 – 5000 business offices and campuses on a regional, national, and global level. Through our experience of over 50 years and a growing client base, we have developed a methodology that ensures your security solution aligns with your business, risk, and value drivers. We work with you to provide a scalable solution and long term strategy that aligns with critical requirements, budgeting concerns, and the available resources of your organization.
Aspect Consulting — Earth + Water Engineering and Science: upland environmental investigation and site remediation; brownfields redevelopment; stormwater planning, design and monitoring; water rights and water supply; geotechnical engineering; database and mapping services.
Contact: Steve Germiat, LHG
Owen Reese, PE
401 2nd Avenue South, Suite 201
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 328-7443 / FAX (206) 838-5853
Or: John Strunk, LHG
350 Madison Avenue North
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 780-9370 / FAX (206) 780-9438
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BAI Environmental Services — lagoon, storage pond cleaning, dredging, hydroseeding, waste handling and transport, hydro excavation services.
The Beckett Group — infrastructure financing/cost-benefit analysis, freight mobility, supply chain management and security, public/private partnerships, economic development, marine cargo handling/port management/operations, intermodal terminal operations and system design, rail systems design and operations, operating cost reductions and productivity, efficiency improvements/emergency management, business continuity, organizational development, strategic planning, capital and operational budgeting, grant writing, facilitation, outreach, advocacy and lobbying.
Contact: Jeannie Beckett, Principal
Bruce Beckett, Lobbyist
8715 Randall Drive NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
BergerABAM — established in 1951, BergerABAM is a multidisciplinary consulting firm specializing in waterfront engineering and planning, civil and structural engineering, seismic design, building and landscape architecture, land use planning, environmental services, public involvement, construction management and support, above-water and underwater inspection, condition survey, maintenance management, and upgrade design and construction.
Joe Stockwell, PE (Engineering Services)
33301 9th Avenue South, Suite 300
Federal Way, WA 98003-2600
(206) 431-2300 / FAX (206) 431-2250
Helen Devery (Planning and Environmental Services)
210 East 13th Street, Suite 300
Vancouver, WA 98660-3231
(360) 823-6100 / FAX (360) 823-6101
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BNSF Railway — rail shipping.
Contact: Johan Hellman, Regional Assistant Vice President of Government Affairs
2454 Occidental Avenue West, Bldg 1-A
Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 625-6135 / FAX (206) 625-6125
BST Associates — an economic research and strategic planning group with a special focus on transportation and trade planning analysis, marina market analysis, real estate market research, and project impact evaluation.
Contact: Paul C. Sorensen, Principal
PO Box 2224
Anacortes, WA 98221
Burrst — strategic visualization, facilitation, seminars and collaboration to open up new ways to build economic and transportation infrastructure that incorporates emerging needs like resiliency, sustainability, climate change, new world market shifts, and stakeholder transparency through social media and systems modeling.
Chambers Group, Inc. — project management, permitting, wetlands, marine resources, wildlife, marine mammal monitoring, streams, terrestrial resources assessments.
Chmelik Sitkin & Davis PS — representing ports, fire districts and other governments throughout Washington State in environmental law, land use, litigation, construction litigation, insurance defense and municipal law.
Clear Water Services — environmental services contractor specializing in water treatment solutions, with a focus on providing “best fit” total solutions with increased efficacy and lower economics for all ranges of issues pertaining to stormwater, process water and ground water; automated 24/7 permanent and temporary solutions for challenges such as contaminated storm water, ballast water, ground water, water recycling, contaminated sediments, and remediation; specializing in providing services and rentals for all types of construction, dredging and infrastructure work, with projects including successful implementation of solutions ranging from a few 100 gpm to larger volume (1500 – 2000+ gpm) systems.
Cocker Fennessy — public affairs consulting, public opinion research, strategic communications, community engagement and public policy analysis and advocacy.
Collins Engineers — marine and waterfront engineering, above and below water facility inspections by commercially certified engineer-divers, 2D/3D underwater acoustical imaging, design of repairs and new facilities, consulting services pertaining to facility operations and maintenance including mooring and berthing analysis, load ratings, life cycle cost analysis, budgeting, integration of maintenance and operation, and maintenance prioritization and scheduling.
Columbia Basin Railroad-Central Washington Railroad — freight mobility, short line railroads, inland ports.
Cordell, Neher & Company PLLC — certified public accountants, internal auditor services and financial statement preparation for government entities, tax, estate, trust and financial services, audit, and litigation support.
COWI North America Inc. — marine, geotechnical, coastal, and structural engineering.
Crow Engineering, Inc. – civil, structural and mechanical engineering for industrial facilities, conveyor and silo systems, bulk handling and storage. Engineering for ship loading systems and retrofit/repair and design, and heavy timber design. Engineering for machinery, pumping, pipe and support utility design. Structural assessment in the areas of deteriorated long span heavy timer and steel roof systems, post-earthquake inspection, fire and industrial accidents.
Contact: Hunter Wylie, President
9925 SW Nimbus Avenue, Suite 110
Beaverton, OR 97008-7592
(503) 213-2013 / FAX (503) 213-2018
Dalton Olmsted Fuglevand — environmental consultants specializing in sediment, soil and groundwater remediation, dredging, coastal and shoreline engineering, construction management, environmental monitoring and storm water management.
David Evans and Associates, Inc. — design and management of straightforward or complex rail, roadway, land development, water resources, and energy projects throughout Washington. Combines the talents of architects, engineers, landscape architects, planners, environmental scientists, and surveyors to provide clients with access to a complete range of services. Offices in Spokane, Bellevue, Olympia, Everett and Tacoma.
Contact: Kevin Jeffers, PE, PMP, Senior Project Manager
2106 Pacific Avenue, Suite 400
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 250-0674 direct / FAX (253) 922-9781
Gray Rand, PWS, Senior Biologist
14432 SE Eastgate Way, Suite 400
Bellevue, WA 98007
9425) 519-6550 / FAX (425) 519-5361
DOWL — DOWL is a multi-disciplined consulting firm that has been providing civil engineering and related services for more than 50 years. DOWL maintains in-house expertise in public involvement, master planning and project permitting, environmental services and permitting, civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, landscape architecture, land surveying, hydrology, Geographic Information Systems, sanitary engineering, transportation and airfield engineering, construction administration services, materials testing, and construction inspection.
EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc. — environmental consulting and engineering; site characterization and remediation, compliance auditing, stormwater management, SEPA/NEPA compliance, land use and shoreline permitting, strategic planning and feasibility analysis for both in-water and upland development projects, environmental management system (EMS) development and implementation.
Ecological Land Services, Inc. — federal, state, and local permits for port development; wetland determination, delineation, mitigation and mitigation banking, installation, and maintenance; permitting for dredging, marine terminals, and port facilities maintenance; critical areas studies; biological assessments and evaluations for ESA compliance; habitat conservation plans; habitat inventories and wildlife and botanical surveys; ordinary high water mark determination; shoreline determination and permitting; aquatic surveys; dredging permitting and oversight; stormwater and erosion control; river restoration; forestry and watershed management; native landscaping; commercial landscaping; agricultural oversight and property management; expertise witness for shoreline substantial development and conditional use permits and defense against appeals.
Ecology and Environment, Inc. — we are a global network of dedicated professionals in scientific, engineering, and planning disciiplines who combine the benefits of a global perspective with our comprehensive understanding of issues facing the Pacific Northwest. Our dedicated teams in Seattle and Portland have extensive river and marine project permitting experience ranging from the Puget Sound to the Columbia River. Our services include wetland delineation, waterway and upland remediation, stormwater, biological assessments, SEPA/NEPA, resiliency and sustainability assessments, and local, state, and federal project permitting.
Enduris Washington — Enduris is a member-owned, local government risk sharing pool that has provided affordable property and liability coverage for over 30 years. We provide coverage and loss control solutions to over 525 Washington State special purpose districts, including nearly 80% of Washington’s port districts.
EnviroIssues, Inc. — A full-service communications and outreach firm, EnviroIssues has unparalleled expertise in developing and implementing comprehensive public involvement, communications and stakeholder engagement strategies. We are part of the communities where we work, so we understand the political and other nuances that often surround a project or policy issue. Our work in communications, outreach, public involvement and facilitation bridges the gap between critical projects or decisions, the leaders charged with building or implementing them, and the communities where people live, work and play.
Floyd|Snider — engineering, upland and sediment cleanup, stormwater management, habitat mitigation, agency negotiations. Strategic project management from initiation through construction close-out to meet business objectives and regulatory requirements.
Foster Pepper PLLC — providing a full range of legal services for Washington’s public ports, including construction, public records and open meetings, employment and labor relations, environmental, land use, real estate, municipal government and public finance law, insurance coverage, and litigation.
Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. — Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns or leases 121 freight railroads worldwide. G&W’s North American operations serve 41 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces and include 114 short line and regional freight railroads with more than 13,000 track miles.
GeoEngineers, Inc. — environmental, strategy development, geotechnical, habitat, facility planning; environmental review (SEPA/NEPA); information technology, Endangered Species Act (ESA); and permitting services.
GHD Services Inc. — GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 8500 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics. Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.
Contact: Marcia Medina, PE, Project Manager
20818 44th Avenue West, Suite 190
Lynnwood, WA 98036
(425) 563-6509 – direct
Wally Jajou, PNW Port Director
USA West Operating Center – Portland Office
4550 Kruse Way, Suite 300
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
(971) 925-3745 / FAX (971) 925-3768
Gibbs & Olson, Inc. — for over 60 years clients have trusted Gibbs & Olson for their professional engineering and land surveying needs. As you work to make your community a better place, we can partner with you to help plan, fund, design and implement your water, wastewater, stormwater, and transportation projects.
Contact: Carol Ruiz, Principal
PO Box 400
Longview, WA 98632
Goodstein Law Group — GLG provides legal services on issues of public policy, Public Records, Open Public Meeting Act, public works bidding, contracting and construction issues, real estate and land use, business law and bankruptcy, eminent domain, environmental law; environmental insurance claims, regulatory compliance, and advocacy before administrative agencies and litigation at all levels of courts.
Contact: Carolyn Lake, Attorney
501 South G Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 779-4000 / FAX (253) 779-4411
Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP — real estate and land use; environmental law; environmental insurance claims; water quality; employment and labor law; public records and open meetings; public policy; litigation.
Gray & Osborne, Inc. — multi-discipline consulting engineering services primarily to special purpose districts (ports), municipalities, and county, state and federal agencies.
Contact: Lawrence Julius, PE, Project Manager
107 South 3rd Street
Yakima, WA 98901
(509) 453-4833 / FAX (509) 453-5953
Greenbusch Group, Inc. – audio-video system design, mechanical engineering, building, commissions, vertical transportation consulting, acoustics and hydroacoustics.
Contact: Adam Jenkins, Associate Principal
1900 W Nickerson Street, Suite 201
Seattle, WA 98119
Grette Associates — natural resource consultants; wetlands, endangered species, habitat restoration and mitigation, environmental review and permitting, permit compliance monitoring, GIS and local government land use and environmental planning issues.
Contact: Glenn Grette, Principal
151 South Worthen Street, Suite 101
Wenatchee, WA 98801
(509) 663-6300 / FAX (509) 664-1882
Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc. – Multi-disciplined firm comprised of civil engineers, structural engineers, planners, landscape architects, surveyors, natural resource scientists and construction managers who provide comprehensive, integrated services for transportation facilities, utilities, water resources, parks, and site development projects. Our services span the full range necessary to successfully bring these projects to fruition, including project management, public involvement, and construction services. Founded in 1990, we currently have a staff of over 80, with offices in Vancouver, Washington; Portland and Bend, Oregon; and Moscow Idaho.
Hart Crowser Inc. — services include environmental, geotechnical, seismic, natural resources, and hydrogeology for port and harbor planning, permitting, terminal design, and waterfront redevelopment. Specialize in remediation of contaminated sediments/dredged material, and development on sites with complex geological and environmental issues. Includes support for deep water projects, capped aquatic disposal sites, piers, wharfs, marinas, dry docks, upland facilities, and retaining structures. Also strong in wetlands, freshwater and marine fish biology, endangered species, habitat restoration, and stormwater management.
Contact: Dale Clark
3131 Elliott Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 324-9530 / FAX (206) 328-5581
HDR Engineering, Inc. — planning, engineering and environmental services, including planning/design of terminals, intermodal systems, highway and rail access, storage and office buildings, industrial sites, port management and operations, marinas, dredge and fill, water/wastewater, water quality, permitting and environmental documentation.
Heartland LLC — a Seattle-based real estate advisory firm with over 30 years of experience designing, analyzing, and implementing strategies to manage risk and optimize value of real estate assets and portfolios for both public and private sector clients. Heartland’s projects cover the full range of activities from economic analysis, to strategy development to implementation. Heartland’s work on behalf of port authorities throughout Washington is driven by a deep appreciation for the vital social and economic roles played by special purpose agencies, and the unique challenges that they must overcome to achieve their missions.
Herrera Environmental Consultants, Inc. – Herrera provides port clients with a full range of engineering, science and planning support including: civil and environmental engineering, stormwater management, environmental permitting, compliance and mitigation, remediation services, restoration design and construction, contaminated sediment management, and hydrologic, hydraulic, and water quality modeling. Unique expertise related to these services that may be especially important to ports includes: innovative stormwater treatment, LID and brownfield development, in-lieu mitigation banking, and coastal restoration.
Hugh Wood, Inc. – global, independent insurance and risk management specialty broker; global specialists in port risk management programs.
Contact: Susan Kristensen, Assistant Vice President Ports and Terminals
Or: Mike Johnson, Consultant – International Ports and Terminals
1809 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1610
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 816-3302 / FAX (206) 816-3308
HydroCon Environmental LLC — HydroCon Environmental LLC is an emerging environmental consulting firm comprised of a team of registered professional engineers and scientists with diverse and extensive 20- to 30-year backgrounds in RI/FS, Ph I/II due diligence, Hazmat/Lead/Asbestos Surveys, remediation system design/install/O&M, UST closures, environmental forensics, database management, groundwater modeling, and insurance recovery claims working for ports, private industry, attorneys, construction companies, developers, and multi-level government agencies. We are based in Kelso, Washington, but have operations/satellite offices in the Portland, Seattle and Denver areas. The business focus of our seasoned professionals is providing benefits to our clients through understanding their needs and cost-effectively delivering timely, high quality services throughout the Pacific Northwest, Colorado and California.
Integral Consulting Inc. — evaluation and management of contaminated sediment and dredged material, risk assessment, engineering and remediation, stormwater management, air quality, strategic planning, permitting, regulatory affairs, and sustainability.
Jacobs Engineering Group — planning, design and construction management of airports, marine terminals, intermodal facilities, railways, surface transportation, buildings, bridges, waterfront facilities, seismic analysis, lighting, utilities, water/wastewater fuel systems, environmental and permitting.
Contact: Brian Painley, Manager, Business Development
600 108th Avenue NE, Suite 700
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 456-9736 / FAX (425) 452-1212
Jameson Babbitt Stites & Lombard — construction law; bid protest cases; public procurement cases; real estate leasing, purchase and sales.
Contact: Bruce Babbitt
801 Second Avenue, Suite 1000
Seattle, WA 98104
Jan T. Fancher, CPA, PLLC — certified public accounting firm specializing in Washington ports since 1987. Financial and accounting services include financial statements, State Auditors Annual Reports, BARS coding, cash and accrual conversions, cash flow analysis, grant compliance and monthly and annual QuickBooks accounting reconciliations. Member of WPPA, Washington Finance Officers Association, and Governmental Finance Officers Association.
Contact: Jan T. Fancher, CPA
PO Box 66028
Vancouver, WA 98666
(360) 694-2460 / FAX (360) 694-1359
J-U-B Engineers, Inc. — comprehensive professional services in planning, engineering, environmental, surveying, public involvement, and construction engineering for airports, surface transportation systems, industrial siting, infrastructure, water resources, wastewater pollution control, GIS master planning, application development, system design and implementation, and eGovernment consulting.
K & L Gates — attorneys, bond counsel, environmental counseling, permitting and litigation; complex facility siting, construction, and permitting; toxic tort exposure defense; insurance coverage counselling and litigation on behalf of policy holders; eminent domain; real estate; federal policy and Indian law.
Kennedy/Jenks Consultants — stormwater management, civil engineering, environmental compliance, remediation services, permitting, construction management.
Contacts: Ross Dunning, Mark Spaur, Alan Flemming
32001 32nd Avenue South, Suite 100
Federal Way, WA 98001
(253) 835-6400/ FAX (253) 952-3435
421 SW Sixth Avenue, Suite 10000
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 423-4000 / FAX (503) 295-4901
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KeyBank — tax-exempt and taxable loans/bonds plus general banking services.
Contact: Matt Zehnder
1301 5th Avenue, 25th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 343-6960 / FAX (866) 785-9277
KPFF Consulting Engineers — planning, design and management of infrastructure projects including container terminals, break bulk and bulk loading yards, intermodal facilities, rail facilities waterfront industrial/commercial site development, cruise facilities, small boat harbors and recreational marinas.
Contact: Don Oates, PE, D. PE, DBIA
1601 5th Avenue, Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 382-0600 / FAX (206) 382-0500 / CELL (206) 719-1437
Landau Associates — provides environmental engineering and remediation, permitting and compliance services, and geotechnical engineering. For 34 years we have assisted ports and their tenants to meet regulatory compliance challenges and development goals at seaport, airport, industrial, and commercial properties; offices in Edmonds, Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, and Spokane, Washington, and Portland, Oregon.
Contact: Brian Butler, LEG, LHg, Ports Market Sector Lead (Edmonds)
Jennifer Wynkoop (Tacoma)
Calvin McCaughan, PE (Olympia)
Tom Briggs, PE, LHg (Spokane)
Della Fawcett, RG (Portland)
Lane Powell PC — expertise in resolving liabilities and achieving environmental cleanup at complex upland and sediment sites under state and federal cleanup laws; advising clients on issues related to compliance with state and federal environmental, governance issues; health and safety requirements; real estate and land use transactions, particularly with public/private partnerships; real estate and construction litigation when issues arise in the construction of, or contracting for a project, labor and employment, and sustainable development.
Leon Environmental, LLC — environmental consulting firm that specializing in port project management and aquatic natural resource science including sediment investigations for dredging or remediation; dredged material management; marine wetland and shoreline habitat restoration design; water quality monitoring; federal, state and local permitting; State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) expertise; Endangered Species Act (ESA) compliance; Biological Assessment (BA) and Evaluation (BE) preparation; grant writing; and port project management.
MacKay & Sposito, Inc. — professional firm offering five core services: civil engineering, land surveying, planning, landscape architecture, and construction management and inspection; specializing in commercial and industrial projects, roads and utilities, master plans, and feasibility studies.
Contact: Tim Schauer, Director of Land Development
Derrick Smith, Vice President
Paul Harmsen, PM Tri-Cities
1325 SE Tech Center, Suite 140
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 695-3411 / FAX (360) 695-0833
OR: 7601 West Clearwater Avenue, Suite 405
Kennewick, WA 99336
Mackenzie – Mackenzie is a provider of professional design services comprised of professionals in architecture and interior design; structural, civil and traffic engineering; land use and transportation planning; and landscape architecture. Anchored in foundational elements of high performance and client focus, Mackenzie brings deep expertise in commercial office, healthcare, community infrastructure, education, institutional, federal, high tech, public building, industrial, retail, community planning, economic development, and mixed use projects..
Contact: Chris Blakney
101 East 6th Street, Suite 200
Vancouver, WA 98660
(360) 695-7879 / FAX (360) 693-6637
MAKERS architecture & urban design — strategic plans; comprehensive plans; industrial, commercial, and recreational facility master plans; marine terminal plans; marina plans; waterfront development plans; public access plans; and community engagement.
Marsh Andersen, LLC — marine consulting firm specializing in all aspects of marina operations. We assist public and private marinas in developing strategies for growing their business and connecting with their existing customers. We have a specialized practice which assists public marinas in outsourcing their existing marine operations to increase profitability.
Martin Nelson & Company (est. 1954) — Washington-focused governmental infrastructure, facility and equipment finance; national expertise in long-term financing development and analysis.
Jim Blumenthal, Vice President/Senior Muni. Underwriter
Andrew Face, Vice President
1500 Westlake Avenue North, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 695-7116 / FAX (206) 447-9849
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Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. — integrated environmental engineering and planning consulting firm specializing in brownfields, stormwater, and site development. MFA offers services in strategic planning, communications and outreach, environmental and civil engineering, environmental assessment and cleanup, planning and development, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), health and safety services, and landscape architecture. Our firm has decades of experience assisting Washington ports with their unique commercial, environmental, statutory, and community issues and opportunities.
Contact: Jim Darling, Vice President/Principal Planner
2815 Second Avenue, #540
Seattle, WA 98121
James J. Maul, President
400 East Mill Plain Blvd., Suite 400
Vancouver, WA 98660
(360) 694-2691 / FAX (360) 906-1958
McGriff, Seibels & Williams, Inc. — insurance and risk management.
Metro Ports — contract stevedoring services and terminal operators.
Contact: Geir-Eilif Kalhagen, Shawn Bundy, or Sean Clancy
3806 Worsham Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90808
(310) 816-6500 / FAX (562) 425-4237
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Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP — comprehensive legal services for Washington’s public ports on issues including: Open Public Meetings Act, Public Records Act; public works, bidding, contracting and construction; commercial contracts and leasing; public policy and government relations; employment and labor relations; real estate and land use; environmental law and regulation; contaminated site clean-up, insurance coverage, claims handling and litigation; eminent domain; admiralty and maritime law; municipal law and bond financing.
Contact: Richard E. Mitchell, Partner
2801 Alaskan Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 624-8300 / FAX (206) 340-9599
Moffatt & Nichol — engineering analysis, design, and construction support services for urban waterfront, marina, port, coastal, water resources, rail, roadway, intermodal, and bridge infrastructure; shoreline and marine terminal planning; NEPA/SEPA documentation, permitting, and mitigation; freight and economic studies and forecasting; above-water and underwater inspection and repair design of marine and bridge infrastructure.
Contact: Bruce Ostbo, Vice President & Branch Manager
Tom McCollough, Vice President
Mikki Gaddis, Business Development Manager
600 University Street, Suite 610
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 622-0222 / FAX (206) 622-4764
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Moss Adams LLP — financial statement audits, federal compliance and program audits and performance audits; consulting services.
Contact: Laurie Tish, Partner
999 Third Avenue, Suite 2800
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 302-6466 / FAX (206) 622-9975
Coast & Harbor Engineering, A Division of Mott McDonald — engineering consultants with local offices specializing in coastal, ports, waterfront, structural, and dredging engineering – MOtt MacDonald is an award-winning, full-service civil engineering firm with success on some of the word’s most challenging and prominent projects. We are recognized for our technical excellence, innovation, developing solutions that redefine best practices in the industry, and client responsiveness. Ranked #8 in Marine and Port Facilities, and #36 in Engineering New Record’s 2015 “Top 500 Design Firms.” Mott MacDonald employs more than 2,700 people in 76 offices throughout North America, including six locations in Washington State with 60 local staff. Mott MacDonald was founded in 1902 and has operated in Washington Stat for the past 15 years.
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Nels Sultan, Ph.D, PE | (425) 977-2586 | firstname.lastname@example.org
110 James Street, Suite 101
Edmonds, WA 98020
FAX (425) 778-6883
The Nadler Law Group, PLLC — general commercial, construction, contract, environmental and insurance law with an emphasis in obtaining insurance coverage for municipalities.
Contact: Mark S. Nadler, PE, Liberty Waters
720 Third Avenue, Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 621-1433 / FAX (206) 264-9126
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Northern Economics, Inc. — feasibility analysis, rate setting, funding and financing options, market demand analysis, vessel traffic forecasting, infrastructure planning.
Northern Resource Consulting — waterfront planning, permitting, design for structures (terminals, mooring dolphins, and ship dolphins), environmental monitoring for port projects (redevelopment, harbors, marinas, container terminals, bulk terminals, intermodal facilities, industrial facilities, rail yards, roadway, bridges, stormwater systems); regulatory compliance for project permitting (local, state and federal), NPDES stormwater permits (construction and industrial), DNR aquatic lease acquisition and disposal, maintenance dredge planning, permitting, design, and contaminated sediment management (EPA, Superfund, CERCLA sites).
NorthSouth GIS LLC — GIS and geospatial systems integration in ports.
Northwest Marine Trade Association — trade association representing the recreational boating industry; producers of the Seattle Boat Show, Northwest Paddling Festival and the Northwest Marina and Boatyard Conference.
Northwest Municipal Advisors — independent registered municipal advisor; financial advisor for bond issues, financial and economic analysis, and capital planning.
OBEC Consulting Engineers — civil and structural design for transportation and marine terminal infrastructure.
Ogden Murphy Wallace, PLLC — law firm with offices in Wenatchee and Seattle providing comprehensive legal services, including municipal, water, land use environmental, real estate and commercial law.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP — public finance attorneys with significant experience in a wide range of matters involving airport and marine sector projects and financings by and for state and local government entities.
Pacific Groundwater Group — environmental and water resource consulting firm specializing in contaminant assessment and remediation and groundwater supply development and water-resource management; emphasis on all aspects of water supply development including feasibility studies, well development, testing, and rehabilitation, and regulatory permitting .
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association — Not-for-profit shipping association focusing on issues affecting international trade.
Pacific Pile & Marine, LP — heavy civil marine contractor. Ports and ferry terminals, fixed piers and float systems, repair and rehabilitation, modifications and expansion, pile driving, breakwaters, sheet pile shoring, heavy rigging and lifting, offshore structures, emergency response, marine salvage and demolition, environmental remediation, dredging and capping, complicated logistics, remote sites, difficult access.
Contact: Kustaa Mansfield, Manager Business Development
700 South Riverside Drive
Seattle, WA 98108
Pacifica Law Group — Serving Northwest public and private clients, including public ports. U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers list Pacifica as a Tier 1 law firm in the Seattle region for public finance law, appellate law, education law, municipal law, and real estate law. Many of our attorneys are recognized as “Best Lawyers in America” and as “Super Lawyers.” We also h ave deeply held professional and personal commitments to civic responsibility, community volunteerism and industry participation, reflected in our leadership in and/or pro bono service to numerous organizations, associations, boards and committees.
Parametrix, Inc. — Parametrix delivers inspired solutions for complex infrastructure and environmental projects, meeting the needs of society while protecting and enhancing our natural resources. Our services include environmental planning and compliance, stormwater and wastewater facilities, transportation and traffic planning and engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, and project/construction management.
Contact: Denise Ledingham
719 2nd Avenue, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98104
Dwight Miller: (206) 394-3700
Jeff Peacock: (206) 394-3700
Paul Fendt: (206) 394-3700
Brandon Ball: (360) 377-0014
Mike Ollivant: (253) 604-6600
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PBS Engineering & Environmental Inc. — PBS has provided professional environmental and engineering consulting and project delivery services throughout the Pacific Northwest since 1982. Experienced staff from our eight offices in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho balance science, engineering, regulatory knowledge, and project management skills to support port-related industries and municipal port owners. Our services ensure environmental compliance to meet diverse regulatory requirements. We work directly with clients to develop practical strategies aimed at increasing productivity, conserving energy, minimizing waste, and reducing environmental liability.
PFM Financial Advisors LLC — PFM provides independent financial advisory services, relating to capital planning and issuance of bonds or notes, serving more clients in Washington than any other advisor. Our services include financial planning, debt capacity review and project analysis. We provide review of project feasibility, port resources and risks, rewards of financial decisions.
Contact: Susan Musselman, Director
Duncan Brown, Senior Managing Consultant
Thomas Toepfer, Senior Managing Consultant
Fred Eoff, Director
1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1220
Seattle, WA 98101
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Phillips Burgess PLLC — attorneys; real estate transactions, land use permitting, environmental law, natural resources law, municipal law, eminent domain, and related trial and appellate litigation matters.
Contact: Heather Burgess, Partner
724 Columbia Street NW, Suite 320
Olympia, WA 98501
Piper Jaffray — investment banking and municipal finance.
Contact: Lindsay Sovde, Managing Director Public Finance Investment Banking
1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1425
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 628-2875 / FAX (206) 343-2103
Plas Newydd LLC — Plas Newydd is creating the Wapato Valley mitigation and conservation bank to provide wetland and species credits for Columbia River projects needing environmental permits.
PND Engineers, Inc. — specializing in marine and civil engineering planning, permitting, design, and construction administration for public port facilities.
Contact: Jon Keiser, PE, PEng, Vice President
Rian Johnson, PE, SE, Principal
1736 Fourth Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 624-1387 / FAX (206) 624-1388
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Port of Lewiston — Idaho’s only seaport, the Port of Lewiston is the most inland port on the Columbia Snake River System. The Port of Lewiston specializes in intermodal transportation: barge, rail and truck, making it the perfect location for a variety of businesses. Assets range from the region’s largest warehouse to the largest inland container crane on navigable waters. Three sites totaling almost 250 acres offer great potential for business development and expansion. The Port of Lewiston – the most inland port on the west coast.
Puget Sound Pilots – marine pilotage services in Puget Sound ports.
Ramboll Environ US Corporation — environmental consulting services: air quality, climate change and adaptation, environmental noise, sustainable development, risk assessment, water and wastewater planning, sediment management, economics, and restoration and remediation.
Contact: Kristen Wallace, Senior Manager
19020 33rd Avenue West, Suite 310
Lynnwood, WA 98036
Reid Middleton, Inc. — civil and structural engineering, planning, and survey services: engineering and planning for waterfront, airport, transportation, and port facilities; seismic design; and environmental permitting for port, harbor, waterfront, airport, site development, and transportation projects.
Contact: Don Barclay, Airports
Shannon Kinsella, Waterfront Engineering
728 134th Street SW, Suite 200
Everett, WA 98204
(425) 741-3800 / FAX (425) 741-3900
RH2 Engineering, Inc. — is an innovative, full-service firm focused on providing the highest quality and best value services to local municipal and state government agencies since 1978. We have more than 100 employees in eight offices, including licensed experts in civil, mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering, SCADA and telemetry, geology and hydrogeology, environmental services, and permitting. Our Washington offices are located in Bothell, Bellingham, East Wenatchee, Issaquah, Richland, and Tacoma.
Riedesel Engineering, Inc. — planning, permitting, civil design and construction services for port facilities including industrial parks, airports and land development; traffic analysis and design; streets and roadways, drainage and utilities, surveying, FAA and WSDOT coordination.
Contact: Marty Gergen, PE, Principal
1845 Terminal Drive, #150
Richland, WA 99354
202 Falls Avenue (Corporate Office)
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Ries Law Firm, P.S. — general counsel to four port districts.
Contact: Christopher F. Ries, Attorney
Post Office Box 2119
Moses Lake, WA 98837
(509) 765-4437 / FAX (509) 765-4491
RMC Architects, PLLC — architectural firm involved in the design and master planning of waterfront facilities.
Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt — comprehensive legal services for Washington’s public ports, including public records and open meetings, public policy, environmental law, real estate and land use, real estate development, eminent domain, admiralty, public works bidding, contracting and construction issues, litigation, and employment and labor law.
SCJ Alliance — consulting firm specializing in community, land use and environmental planning; transportation planning and design; civil engineering; landscape architecture and design; grant writing; project management; and public outreach.
Contact: Dan Penrose
8730 Tallon Lane NE, Suite 200
Lacey, WA 98516
(360) 352-1465 / FAX (360) 352-1509
25 North Wenatchee Avenue, Suite 238
Wenatchee, WA 98801
(509) 886-3265 / FAX (509) 886-9255
Sealaska Environmental — Sealaska Environmental provides services in environmental planning, permitting and compliance, civil engineering, environmental remediation, and water resources.
18743 Front Street NE, Suite 201
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Shannon & Wilson, Inc. — Shannon & Wilson has supported the design and construction of port and harbor facilities for over 5 decades. We provide a variety of geotechnical, geologic, seismic, environmental, and hydrogeologic expertise for waterfront development and airport facilities. We specialize in deep foundations; soft soils; long-term settlement; soil liquefaction and lateral spreading; integration of rail track and yards; permitting; wetlands identification and mitigation; environmental analysis and remediation, hydrogeologic assessments; and dewatering. We employ 150 staff in our Seattle, Tri-Cities, and Portland offices, and 300 nationwide.
Contact: Katie Walter (main point of contact), Monique Anderson, Bill Perkins, Scott Gaulke or Marty Boivin
400 North 34th, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 632-8020 / FAX (206) 695-6777
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Skillings Connolly, Inc. – Site development, permitting, DHS security, dredging, engineering, survey, stormwater planning.
SoundEarth Strategies, Inc. — SoundEarth specializes in environmental services for Washington ports, including environmental documentation and permitting, SEPA/NEPA, compliance and mitigation, due diligence, remediation, stormwater management, sediment sampling and evaluation, soil and groundwater investigations, and hazardous materials management.
Sperry Ocean Dock, Ltd. — layberth dock.
Contact: Gary G. Coy, President
611 Schuster Park Way
Tacoma, WA 98403
Mailing Address: PO Box 349
Seahurst, WA 98062
(206) 835-5694 / FAX (206) 835-5695
Spokane Airports — airport administration.
Contact: Lawrence J. Krauter, AAE, AICP, Chief Executive Officer
9000 West Airport Drive, Suite 204
Spokane, WA 99224
(509) 455-6419 / FAX (509) 624-6633
SSA Marine — stevedoring, terminal operators.
Contact: Mark Knudsen, Executive Vice President
1131 SW Klickitat Avenue
Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 654-3558 / FAX (206) 623-0179
Steven Thomson Consulting Group LLC – Process improvement (Lean methods) performance management, including dashboards strategic planning and strategic deployment organizational development.
Stoel Rives LLP — environmental, land use and natural resource law, regulatory negotiations, insurance coverage matters and litigation.
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth PC — a nationally-ranked public finance law firm, providing bond counsel and related legal services from its Seattle office.
Sussman Shank LLP — full service law firm with expertise in municipal law and bond financing, environmental law, real estate, economic development, construction, litigation, and employment law.
Contact: Darin Honn, Partner
Victor Roehm, Partner
1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1400
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 227-1111 / Fax (503) 248-0130
Tangent Services, Inc. — strategic interface with Class I and Shortline railroads with regards to development of rail served facilities, optimizing operations and conceptual infrastructure planning and development.
Thiele Law Firm PLLC – environmental law.
Contact: Steve Thiele
321 High School Road NE, Suite D3-738
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Union Pacific Railroad — a Class I railroad linking 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country, providing a critical link to the global supply chain.
Van Ness Feldman — law and policy firm specializing in energy, environment, land use, real estate, and government relations matters.
Vancouver Energy — Vancouver Energy is a joint venture between Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC and Savage Companies, a truck, rail and marine logistics and industrial services company. The proposed Vancouver Energy terminal provides critical infrastructure that enables the safe transfer of North American crude oil from rail to ship, and ultimately the manufacturing of transportation fuels used daily to keep the West Coast economy running.
Washington Business Alliance — a state-wide business organization that’s forward-leaning and issue-focused. Our mission is to help solve our state’s most critical issues. By working collaboratively, we catalyze business leadership, bipartisan problem-solving, and data-driven strategies to get results for the people of Washington. Visit us online: www.planWashington.org.
Washington Counties Insurance Fund — a public, non-profit multi-employer benefit trust providing healthcare benefits to counties and local government entities.
Windward Environmental LLC — environmental science and engineering for aquatic environments; contaminated sediment assessment and remediation, stormwater evaluation and planning, maintenance dredging support, chemical fate and transport, chemical source control and evaluation, habitat assessment and restoration design, ecological and human health risk assessment, and natural resource damage assessment (NRDA).
Wood/Harbinger — electrical engineers, planning and design of power distribution, lighting, telecommunication controls, fire alarm, security, emergency/standby power, medium voltage systems.
Contact: Bruce Alward, Vice President, Electrical Engineer
3009 112th Avenue NE, Suite 100
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 628-6000 / FAX (425) 822-4338