WHAT: Bob Iyall is celebrating the launch of his campaign to run for Port of Olympia Commissioner, District 2.
This meet-and-greet event is a chance to get to know Charles “Bob” Iyall, a Nisqually Tribal Elder and the chief executive officer of Medicine Creek Enterprise Corporation (MCEC). He is running for Port of Olympia Commissioner, District 2.
Currently, in partnership with the MCEC board of directors, he oversees the day-to-day management of all for-profit enterprises owned by the Nisqually Indian Tribe. Bob has a proven executive management track record and has successfully managed Tribal enterprises to provide maximum benefit to the Tribe.
Despite never having run for public office, Bob has been elected to corporate and nonprofit boards of directors, serving as secretary and chairperson on two separate boards. His experience has been in economic development and building a diversified portfolio of enterprises in construction, retail commerce, telecommunications and hospitality.
As a caring and highly involved member of the community with an expansive history of leadership positions, Bob will use his skills to target the needs of the port.
Come say hi and find out why Bob is the right person for this position!
WHEN: Wednesday, August 11, 5-7 p.m.
WHERE: The Virgil Clarkson Lacey Senior Center:
6757 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey, WA 98503
COST: Attendance is free and open to the public.