On Friday, Lt. Gov. Habib announced that he has joined the Board of Directors of the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle as an ex-officio member.
The Trade Development Alliance was founded in 1990 and promotes the Greater Seattle region internationally for business and trade, connects companies and institutions with international opportunities, and educates the public on topics related to the international economy.
The Trade Development Alliance is a regional partner of Snohomish County, King County, Pierce County, Port of Everett, Port of Seattle, Port of Tacoma, City of Everett, City of Bellevue, City of Seattle, City of Tacoma, the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and organized labor.
Board members include Co-Chair Tom Robertson, vice president and deputy general counsel for Microsoft; Co-Chair Joseph Ritzman, vice president of Business Development for SSA International; King County Executive Dow Constantine; Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, and Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland, in addition to other public and private community leaders.