For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Diahann Howard, PPM ®
Executive Director
Phone: 509-375-3060
Email address:

Port Counsel:
David Billetdeaux
Port Attorney
Phone: 509-375-3060
Email address:
Summers Miya joins the Port of Benton
Summers Miya has joined the Port of Benton as the Port's Administrative Technician. Summers previously worked for Visit Tri-Cities and brings over 10 years of community experience to the Port. Summers’s role with the Port will focus on the Port’s Commission Meetings, accounting, events and administrative duties.

Summers has a comprehensive sales, marketing and operations experience along with accounting background that make her a great fit for the Port. Her background is allowing the port to combine two former positions into one leading to greater overall efficiencies that support the port’s operations. “We are just thrilled to have Summers join our team,” stated Diahann Howard, PPM® Executive Director. 

“I am so excited to join the Port team and share my expansive knowledge about the area, professional experience and expertise on our vibrant and dynamic community,” stated Summers. 

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About the Port of Benton
The Port of Benton covers two-thirds of Benton County and includes more than 2,500 acres, 13 development sites, 50 buildings, two general aviation airports, a barge slip and a dually served short-line railroad along with Crow Butte Park. The Port’s mission is economic development with a focus on small business, value-added agriculture, wine and industrial manufacturing.
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