October 26, 2023 | News
Oct. 26, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
John Dumas, Interim Executive Director
Port of Anacortes Board of Commissioners votes to terminate Executive Director Dan Worra without cause
ANACORTES, WA – The Port of Anacortes Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 today to terminate Executive Director Dan Worra without cause.
“The Port is moving in a different direction,” said Commission President Bonnie Bowers.
Worra’s employment contract states that the Port may terminate his employment at any time, without cause, and for any reason or no reason, by giving written notice of the termination.
Worra has served as the Port’s Executive Director since 2015. He has been on paid administrative leave since Oct. 19, 2023.
The Port of Anacortes was formed in 1926 to promote economic development for Anacortes and the surrounding area. The Port district is led by a board of five elected commissioners: Bonnie Bowers, Jon Petrich, Kathy Pittis, Jon Ronngren, and Shawn Ottenbreit. Public meetings are held the first and third Thursdays of the month at 6 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Room of the Port Transit Shed, 100 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, WA. For more information, visit www.portofanacortes.com.