Jack Fabulich honored for nearly three decades of service

Port Commissioner Jack Fabulich was honored yesterday for his 27 years of service and leadership to the Port of Tacoma.

The site of last night’s tribute was the Tacoma Club, on the 16th floor of the Wells Fargo Bank Building at 1201 Pacific Ave.

Fabulich was first elected to the Port Commission in 1977.

He served in the U.S. Navy and graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a bachelor’s degree in economics and business.

Fabulich served 12 years as president of the Parker Paint Manufacturing Company of Tacoma.

He is a member of the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County, the Executive Board of the Puget Sound Regional Council, the Board of Directors of Columbia Bank, Tacoma Elks and the Tacoma Chapter of the Propeller Club of the United States.

Fabulich is also on the Board of the Washington Public Ports Association. He is a 1998 recipient of the UPS National Alumni Achievement Award and the 2001 Alumni Community Service Award.