Charla Skaggs

Senior Communications and Outreach Specialist

Ms. Skaggs has been assisting public agencies and other organizations with effective communication for more than 20 years. She has worked at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, the Washington Public Ports Association, and the Russell Investment Group, among other organizations. She brings significant experience in developing strategies that wed political, community, and business considerations…

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Who is Charla Skaggs?

Ms. Skaggs has been assisting public agencies and other organizations with effective communication for more than 20 years. She has worked at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, the Washington Public Ports Association, and the Russell Investment Group, among other organizations. She brings significant experience in developing strategies that wed political, community, and business considerations with long-term communications goals. Ms. Skaggs is a seasoned communicator with significant experience in developing and executing communications plans designed to mitigate potential political or legal risk to large agencies. She has also been involved in multiple public agency strategic planning exercises, both as an agency staff member and as a consultant.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Communication:
Texas A&M University

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