August 13, 2020
Port of Whitman County
Port Invites Interested Commissioner Applicants to Virtual Info Session

August 13 info session kicks off search for District 1 Commissioner

Colfax (August 12, 2020) - The Port of Whitman County will hold an informational session 7 p.m. Thursday, August 13, for those interested in applying for the vacant District 1 Commissioner seat. 

Port staff will share background about the Port and the roles and responsibilities of a Port commissioner. The meeting will be held on Zoom at

Applications will be available on the Port’s website immediately following this session. Applications are due by close of business on Wednesday, September 16. The two remaining commissioners, Kristine Meyer of District 2 and Tom Kammerzell of District 3, will then interview applicants at the board’s October 1 meeting and select the new Commissioner. 

The person selected will need to run in the next open election in November 2021 in order to retain the seat. The winner of the election will serve out the remainder of former Commissioner John Love's term, ending in 2025. 

For questions regarding the Port Commissioner seat, please contact the Port office at 509-397-3791 or


About the Port of Whitman County 

The Port of Whitman County is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all citizens of Whitman County through industrial real estate development, preservation of multi-modal transportation, facilitation of economic development and provision of on-water recreational opportunities.