The Port of Sunnyside

Organized in 1964 by a vote of the people, the Port of Sunnyside is governed by a three-member Port commission and administered by an executive director. Currently the Port employs 16 full-time employees. Included in the Port's sources of revenue are: leases of various Port properties and buildings, Industrial Waste Water Treatment Plant. Currently, there are 8 industries located at the Port of Sunnyside, employing 635 people.

Our Objective

“The primary objective of the Port is to enhance the economic development within the boundaries of the Port of Sunnyside. The Port is organized to aggressively enhance the local economy by providing new and expanding business and industry access to industrial land, industrial infrastructure and assistance with funding sources.”

Our Mission

“The mission of the Sunnyside Port Authority is to develop, diversify, broaden and strengthen an economic base throughout the District in an environmentally prudent manner.”

About the Port



Admin Building

Name Position
Jay Hester Executive Director
Adam Smith Project Manager & Real Estate Development
Delilah Saenz Director of Finance & Administration
Nicole Jech Communications Director
Jasmine Chavez Administrative Assistant


Name Position
Travis Jansen Operations Manager
Cory Wilson Operator
Sandra Villa Operations Assistant
Delia Ramos Senior Lab Analyst
Phillip Rusk Lab Analyst
Stan Plooster Facility Technician
David Lepez Facility Technician
Jesse Rocha Facility Technician
Tony Espinoza Facility Technician
Ray Mirelez Landscape Maintenance
Joe Pacheco Landscape Maintenance
Administration Office

Phone: 509-839-7678

Office Address:
2405 Reith Way • Suite 2
Sunnyside, WA 98944


Phone: 509-839-3187

Office Address:
747 Midvale Road
Sunnyside, WA 98944

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