Commissioner Colleen M. McAleer (Secretary)
Commissioner McAleer represents District 1 (east) and has served as a Port Commissioner since January 2014.
Colleen McAleer served for two years on the staff of the Port of Port Angeles before becoming a Commissioner.
As the Port's Marketing and Property Manager and the Director of Business Development, she became deeply familiar with the operations of the Port and the business opportunities that exist for Clallam County.
With state and community partners, Colleen
spearheaded the Advanced Composites Center initiative.
This brought Port Angeles and Clallam County into the state and national spotlight as a proactive community partner supporting advanced composite technologies and innovative manufacturing processes.
Previously in 2002, she
moved to Sequim
family and was a very successful small business owner, offering business consulting services and commercial brokerage transactions with her
brother and father.
Education & Military Service:
After graduating from Florida Institute of Technology on a full scholarship, Colleen served as an US Army Aviator and a Military Intelligence Officer for ten years.
flew both helicopters and fixed wing aircraft while stationed in Europe, Asia and North America.
deployed to the Middle-East as a platoon leader during Desert Storm where she
served with distinction.
has contributed to her
community in numerous ways.
She has served on the Queen of Angels School Commission, the Sequim Design Review Board, and continues to serve on the Peninsula College Foundation's Board of Governors.
Colleen McAleer has two sons: Jack, who attends Sequim High School and Nicholas, who attends Sequim Middle School.
Colleen is the Port of Port Angeles' first female Port Commissioner in the Port's 91-year history.
Colleen M. McAleer