Port selects Environmental Project Manager for Air Quality

The Port of Tacoma recently selected Ron Stuart as Environmental Project Manager-Air Quality.

In this position, Stuart manages Port-related diesel and greenhouse gas emissions reduction programs, including implementation of the Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy — a partnership with the Port of Seattle and Port Metro Vancouver, British Columbia. He also oversees the preparation of Air Quality aspects of environmental impact assessments, identifies best management practices and implements initiatives for emission control, energy conservation and alternative clean energy.

Before joining the Port, Stuart spent 21 years with Simpson Tacoma Kraft Company (Tacoma), where he served in several positions, including Chemist, Laboratory Supervisor, Environmental Engineer and Environmental Compliance Auditor.

Stuart holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Chemistry from Humboldt State University, an Environmental Manager Certificate from the University of Washington Tacoma, and a Professional Environmental Certification from the Board of Environmental Health and Safety Auditor Certifications.