Port of Tacoma hires contracts manager

The Port of Tacoma has hired Alyce Benge, CPPO, C.P.M., as Contracts Manager, responsible for the management and oversight of construction contracts, including the financial and legal compliance of all Port contracting activities.

Before joining the Port, Benge was Director of Purchasing Services for the Issaquah School District. There, she was responsible for the management and oversight of daily warehouse and procurement operations, including contracting services, purchases, public works contracting, professional services, asset management and vendor relations.

Previously, Benge was a Procurement Unit Manager for the Office of State Procurement/General Administration. A Certified Public Purchasing Officer and Certified Purchasing Manager, Benge holds an Associates Degree in Business from Olympic College and a Bachelor Degree in International Relations from UW Tacoma.