Mark Reis will make a presentation about sustainability at the Seattle-Tacoma airport in Bellingham on Thursday, Jan. 24.
Reis’ “Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Sustainability at Sea-Tac Airport” is part of Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series. It starts at 4 p.m. in the Academic Instructional Center West building, room 204. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Reis is the managing director of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the 16th busiest passenger airport in the U.S.. Reis earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Western Washington University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Reis will present a brief behind-the-scenes look at the operations of a major international airport, and will discuss how Sea-Tac has identified and exploited opportunities for sustainability improvements. The presentation will touch on the operational, political, financial and customer elements of Sea-Tac’s strategy.
For more information, call the main office of Huxley College of the Environment at 360-650-3520.