Gibbs & Olson Attends WPPA Conference

Carol Ruiz and Vicki Wiggins of Gibbs & Olson attended the Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA) Spring Conference in Blaine. The conference included port brand strategies, port reports and legislative session updates. Presentations included a humorous and cautiously optimistic keynote regarding the economic outlook from Dr. Arun Raha, PhD, Chief Economist and Executive Director for the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. “It was great learning about the issues that our public ports are faced with such as freight mobility, economic development and water rights. Attending these conferences helps Gibbs & Olson learn more about our clients so we can serve them better” Wiggins reported. Roundtable discussions were held on stormwater permitting, protecting water rights and promoting tourism. The final day concluded with a breakfast that honored associate members