Port names new Environmental Program Manager

Kathleen Fendt was recently selected by the Port of Tacoma for the position of Environmental Program Manager.

“Kathy brings the Port additional expertise in environmental permitting, project planning design and construction compliance,” said Suzanne Dudziak, the Port’s Acting Director of Environmental Affairs.

Before joining the Port, Fendt worked as Senior Environmental Program Manager for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. She also has experience as Lead Environmental Engineer with the King County Road Services Division (Seattle) and as a Land Use/Environmental Planner with the Tulalip Tribes (Marysville, Washington).

Fendt graduated from Clemson University (1982) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology. She later earned an Environmental Management Certificate from the University of Washington (1998).

Fendt is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and the American Planning Association.