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"We support Bill for Port and we hope you do too." 


Andrew Barkis, Washington State Representative, 2nd LD

J.T. Wilcox, Washington State Representative, 2nd LD

Sam Reed, Former Washington State Secretary of State (2001-2013)


Jeff Gadman, Thurston County Treasurer

Jon Tunheim, ThurstonCounty Prosecutor

Gary Warnock, Thurston County Coroner

Steven Drew, Thurston County Assessor 

Gary Edwards, Thurston County Commissioner, Former Thurston County Sheriff 

Amy Evans Harding, Port of Olympia Commissioner

Joe Downing, Port of Olympia Commissioner

Bob Iyall, Port of Olympia Commissioner 

Jeff Davis, Former Port of Olympia Commissioner

Linda Oosterman, Commissioner, PUD No 1 (Thurston County)

Dave Pearsall, Commissioner, Thurston County Fire Protection District 13

Diane Oberquell, Former Thurston County Commissioner



Andy Ryder, Mayor of Lacey

Lenny Greenstein, Councilmember

Ed Kunkel, Councilmember

Michael Steadman, Councilmember

Frank Kirkbride, Commissioner, Lacey Fire District #3

Mark Brown, Former Mayor of Lacey

Graeme Sackrison, Former City of Lacey Mayor,  Current North Thurston Public School Board Member

Greg Cuoio, Former City of Lacey City Manager


Cheryl Selby, Mayor of Olympia

Doug Mah, Former Mayor of Olympia

Jeannine Roe, Former Councilmember

Steve Hall, Former City of Olympia City Manager


Bob Shaw, Mayor of Rainier 

George Johnson, Councilmember


Wayne Fournier, Mayor of Tenino

Linda Gotovac, Councilmember

John O'Callahan, Councilmember


Debbie Sullivan, Mayor of Tumwater

Leatta Dahlhoff, Councilmember

Angela Jefferson, Councilmember

Charlie Schneider, Councilmember

Peter Fluetsch, Former Mayor

Judi Hoefling, Former Councilmember


Joe DePinto, Mayor of Yelm

JW Foster, Former Mayor of Yelm

Federal Way

Martin Moore - "You've got my 100% support." - Martin Moore, Former City of Federal Way Councilmember

Former Port of Olympia Staff Members

Jim Amador - "As a minority (Hispanic) working for the Port, I found Bill McGregor one of the few commissioners to ever get to know all the workers and the concerns of the Port workers. He was extremely fair in his policies and knowledgeable of all aspects of the Port Industry. His knowledge of working for ports and leading ports brings history and education to the Port Commission. At a time, Olympia needs leadership, knowledge and experience, Bill is the person for the job." - Jim Amador, Former Port of Olympia Marine Terminal Director

Mike Crawford, Former Port of Olympia Marine Terminal Foreman and Facility Security Officer

Eric Egge "Excellent choice!" - Eric Egge, Former Port of Olympia Engineering & Technical Services Coordinator

Len Faucher - "During my time as Marine Terminal Director for the Port of Olympia, I worked closely with Bill McGregor. I had the privilege of witnessing his exceptional leadership qualities firsthand. His dedication to the maritime industry and his extensive knowledge of marine terminals have been instrumental in driving the success of the Port of Olympia. Moreover, his genuine willingness to listen, support, and empower Port staff created a positive and collaborative work environment. Bill's kind nature and unwavering integrity have earned him the respect and admiration of those who have had the pleasure of working with him. It is without hesitation that I offer my endorsement for Bill McGregor as the Port of Olympia Commission District #1 Candidate." - Len Faucher, Former Port of Olympia Marine Terminal Director
Jennie Foglia-Jones - "Bill's exemplary leadership shines through his commitment to truly understand and engage with the dedicated individuals at the Port. During his previous 16-year tenure as Port Commissioner, he fostered an environment where every staff member felt valued and heard. By addressing challenges head-on and fearlessly making difficult decisions, Bill consistently prioritized the best interests of the Port, its staff, and the Thurston County community. His unwavering fairness is commendable, and I am grateful for the chance to cast my vote in support of him." - Jennie Foglia-Jones, Former Port of Olympia Director of Communications, Marketing & Government Affairs

Wendy Holden, Former Port of Olympia Deputy Director

Michele Jorgenson - “Bill has a proven record of working tirelessly for both the citizens of Thurston County and for the best interests of the Port of Olympia.” - Michele Jorgenson, Former Port of Olympia Property Manager

Andi Mounts, Former Port of Olympia Controller

Nathan Saline, Former Port of Olympia Swantown Boatworks Boatyard Manager

Jeri Sevier - "Bill McGregor has the experience and knowledge about Ports to get the Port of Olympia back on the right track again! He will hold staff accountable and will demand results! As a former Port employee of 24 years, I wholeheartedly support Bill McGregor!" - Jeri Sevier, Former Port of Olympia Administrative Services Director

Connie Staley - "There is no one that understands Port districts better than Bill McGregor – eight years as Operations Director at the Port of Olympia prior to 16 years as one of the most well-respected Commissioners the Port of Olympia has ever had." - Connie Staley, Former Port of Olympia Payroll & Disbursements Administrator

Community Members

Rick Antles

Robert Auderer

Keith Bausch, Former ILWU Local 47 President

Laurie Bjerke - "Bill has integrity and experience. He will get the job done right. I highly endorse Bill McGregor for Port Commissioner District #1." - Laurie Bjerke

Alex Bromen

Debbie Burdick

Diana Burton

Jim Burton

Tom Carroll

Linnea Comstock

Phil Comstock - "Bill demonstrates leadership, strong work ethic and a sincere dedication to public service."  - Phil Comstock

Rex Comstock

Curtis Dahlgren

Treacy Duerfeldt - "Bill is both civic minded and a true humanitarian." - Tracey Duerfeldt

Debbie Edwards, Yelm Community Schools Board Member

Jeff Engle, Local Non-Profit CEO

Ken and Linda Fialkowski

Clair Ferris - "Bill is good for the Port and good for business. He is one of the finest representatives we have in our community. From raising Foster kids to his extraordinary service above self in his local Rotary Club, Bill is the real deal. He is the kind of man you want working in our behalf. I whole heartedly endorse Bill McGregor." - Clair Ferris, Founder Funeral Alternatives of Washington

Fred Finn

Peter and Kathy Fluetsch, Founders of Sunset Air, LLC

Corey Gauny

John & Michele Gerty

Karen Girard

Jimmy Greene

Frank Gorecki - "During my 6 years as a member of the Port of Olympia Citizens Advisory Committee I found that Bill provided clear, transparent. leadership through some of the most difficult times for the Port of Olympia" - Frank Gorecki

Rose Gundersen, Port of Olympia District 4 Commission Candidate

Charles Hallett - "I have had the pleasure of knowing Mr. McGregor for years. As Past President and Chair of the Washington Society of CPAs and past member of the American Institute of CPAs, I believe Bill understands the financial side of things. As a current member of a Board for a University and Past President of a National Service club in my area, I believe Mr. McGregor understands people. Accordingly, I will vote and support him in this election." - Charles Hallett

Joel & Helen Harpel

Anthony Hemstad

Tom Henderson

Denise Hendrickson, Yelm Community Schools Board Member

Shawn & Peta Hoonan

Chad Johnson

Jim Lengenfelder

Loren & Laura Lundin

Rick Kelling

Ron Manwell

Dan Mazur

Beth McIntyre

Todd Monohon - "Bill is one of the finest human beings that I know. His quiet yet effective leadership and knowledge of issues is very important for our community." - Todd Monohon, Owner at Olympia Rentals & Landlord Services LLC

Rick Panowicz

Rob Panowicz, Former Business Owner

Ken and Marianne Partlow

Bob Pattin

Nancy Pfeil

Ron Rants, Business Owner - Rants Group

Stewart Ridgeway - "Bill has excellent management skills and is passionate about the port." - Stewart Ridgeway

Linda Salo - "Bill brings experience and a practical viewpoint to the Port. His integrity is unimpeachable, and he will work hard to get things moving!" - Linda Salo, CEO

Larry Schorno, Schorno Agri-Business

Jonathan Sprouffske, Attorney

John Swannack

Jan Teague, Former President/CEO of the Washington Retail Association

Ron Thomas, Owner, Thomas Architecture Studios

Shellica Trevino - "Bill is a gift to our community. I've known him through Rotary since 2007 and in that time I have seen him and his wife pour into our community in a variety of ways. He's reasonable, compassionate, and fair." - Shellica Trevino, Local Non-Profit CEO

Jane VanDeventer

Meg VanSchoorl

John Warjone

Spence & Dawn Weigand

Dan And Mary Wiess

J.T. Wilcox

Kirsten Williamson

Scott Woodard

Nichole Woolsey, Relay for Life

Danny Wrye - "Reasonable, thoughtful, follow through." - Danny Wrye

Jim Zabel

Kristie Zabel

Susie Zuelke

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