Commissioner, Port of Tacoma
A graduate of Syracuse University, she later received a master's degree from The Evergreen State College. Bacon is a former executive director of the World Trade Center Tacoma and served eight years as special assistant to former Washington Governor Booth Gardner.
She serves on the board of directors for numerous organizations, including the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber, the Asia Pacific Cultural Center, the Regional Access Mobility Partnership and co-chair of the Urban Waters project.
She also serves on Washington Governor Chris Gregoire's Economic Development Commission and is a senior fellow of the American Leadership Forum. She is a member of the Advisory Board to the Port of Tacoma and Endowed Chair at the University of Washington Tacoma.