July 14, 2021 — The Port Alberni Port Authority (PAPA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Kate Smith as Administrative Operations Manager, effective June 28, 2021.

Kate brings valuable experience from the hospitality industry with demonstrated commitment to customer service, business growth and problem solving. Ms. Smith’s expertise, positive and approachable personality will serve her and PAPA well as she fulfills her primary role of managing The Dock+ food hub.

PAPA President & CEO, Zoran Knezevic says: “Kate is an impressive young person with experience and knowledge beyond her years. She has hit the ground running and has shown a great ability to learn about her new role and new community. We have a great team at the Port which is further strengthened by Kate’s addition.”

Please join us in welcoming Kate to our team!