NWSA hires Nick Demerice to direct public affairs

Nick Demerice has joined The Northwest Seaport Alliance to lead the public affairs team.

Demerice brings more than 10 years of experience in government affairs. Before joining the NWSA, Demerice served most recently as assistant director for external relations at the Washington State Department of Commerce.

In his new position, Demerice oversees the communications and government affairs departments, which handle internal and external communications, local, state and federal government relations and community relations.

Demerice holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Washington.