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Washington Maritime Blue – Program Team 

Joshua Berger

Joshua Berger

Founder & President/CEO

Veasna Hoy

Veasna Hoy

Program Director - Youth Maritime Collaborative

Caitlin O'Morchoe

Caitlin O'Morchoe

Graduate Fellow - Quiet Sound

Jennifer States

Jennifer States

VP of Projects & Strategy

Josh Carter

Josh Carter

Program Director - Blue Ventures / Innovation Accelerator

Robert Brown III

Robert Brown III

YMC Program Coordinator

Jocelyn Daniels

Jocelyn Daniels

YMC Program Coordinator II

Rachel Aronson

Rachel Aronson

Program Director - Quiet Sound

Devon Emily Thorsell

Devon Emily Thorsell

Director of Operations

Karina Martija-Harris

Karina Martija-Harris

Community and Events Coordinator

Washington Maritime Blue is committed to the development of maritime business, technology, and practices that promote a sustainable future contributing to economic growth, climate action, and thriving communities.

Washington Maritime Blue – Board of Directors

Joshua Berger

Joshua Berger

President/CEO (non-voting)

WA Maritime Blue

Eleanor Kirtley

Eleanor Kirtley

Co-Vice Chair

Green Marine

W Joe Allen

W Joe Allen

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe EDA

Chris Green

Chris Green

WA Department of Commerce

Vesa Koivumaa

Vesa Koivumaa

Wärtsila

Bob Miyamoto

Bob Miyamoto

University of WA – APL

Simon Geerloffs

Simon Geerloffs

Chair

Pacific Northwest National Lab

Steve Metruck

Steve Metruck

Secretary

Port of Seattle

Ann Avary

Ann Avary

NW Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing & Tech

Jason Jordan

Jason Jordan

NW Seaport Alliance

Sen. Liz Lovelett

Sen. Liz Lovelett

ex-officio

WA State Legislature

b.g. Nabors-Glass

b.g. Nabors-Glass

Seattle Goodwill

Andy Stewart

Andy Stewart

THANK YOU

For volunteering your leadership and passion for a sustainable and equitable Blue Economy.

Lauren Offenbecher

Lauren Offenbecher

Co-Vice Chair

SSA Marine 

Deloit Wolfe

Deloit Wolfe

Treasurer

Impact Washington 

Comm. Fred Felleman

Comm. Fred Felleman

ex-officio

Port of Seattle

Cosmo King

Cosmo King

ioCurrents

Dennis McLerran

Dennis McLerran

Puget Sound Partnership Leadership Council

Patty Rubstello

Patty Rubstello

WA State Ferries

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