PME OnLine Expo Workshop: Workforce Development: Resources and Partners

Helping business create the next generation of maritime industry workers. That was the topic of a workforce development workshop as a part of 2020 Pacific Marine Expo OnLine.


To watch the video of the workshop, click here.


The workshop featured presentations from a variety of training and education organizations. They helped showcase apprenticeships, training programs and other workforce development initiatives, particularly engaging engage communities of color and women.


The workshop was presented by the Seattle Propeller Club, he Port of Seattle, the Youth Maritime Collaborative, Washington Maritime Blue, National Fisherman magazine and Pacific Marine Expo.


Speakers included:


Sarah Scherer, Manufacturing and Maritime Advocate

Seattle Office of Economic Development

President, Seattle Propeller Club


Kurt Holland, USCG Licensed Master

USNA Instructor, Big Picture Learning.


Dan Golosman, Principal

Seattle Skills Center, Seattle Public Schools


Katie Searle, Internships and Career Pathways Coordinator

Seattle Public Schools


Dontay-Proctor-Mills, Youth Program Specialist

Goodwill Job Training and Education Center


Len Tumbarello, Captain, USCG (retired)

Director of Seamanship, Tongue Point Job Corps


Amy Kovacs, Education Director

Sound Experience


Veasna Hoy, Director

Youth Maritime Collaborative

King County Maritime Sponsors:

Supporting Organizations

North Seattle Industrial Association

Seattle Marine Business Coalition

Northwest Marine Trade Association

Print | Sitemap
© King County Maritime. Web design by Saunderson Marketing Group. Photos courtesy of Don Wilson, Port of Seattle.