Event Celebrating Slade Gorton's 85th Birthday

On January 12, 2013, the Slade Gorton Policy Center at NBR hosted a reception to celebrate the 85th birthday of former U.S. Senator Slade Gorton and the third anniversary of the Gorton Center.

The event was attended by over 120 guests, including policy and political leaders, business and non-profit executives, former Gorton staff members, friends, and family members.

The event was highlighted by remarks given by special guests former governor Dan Evans, former director of the Environmental Protection Agency Bill Ruckleshaus, Chairman Emeritus of the Seattle Mariners John Ellis, CEO of XL Capital Mike McGavick, and many others.

Bill Ruckelshaus, Slade Gorton, Dan Evans, and John Ellis.

Slade addresses guests at the celebration.