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Post Point chief operator encourages women to pursue trades

Francis oversees 19 operators; two other women on her team

Shayla Francis wearing safety gear next to machinery.
Shayla Francis is the chief operator of Post Point Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bellingham. "Basically, I am the plant manager," the Mount Vernon resident said. In her role, she oversees a staff of 19 operators, and works with agencies like the Department of Ecology and Northwest Clean Air Agency. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Audra Anderson Assistant Editor
Editor’s note: Women Empowered: Honoring Women’s History Month is a monthlong

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