Membership

Officers

Chair

Kate Mickelson, Columbia River Steamship Operators’ Association

Vice Chair

Dave Konz, Tidewater Transportation

Secretary

Susan Johnson, Oregon Board of Maritime Pilots

Administrator

Bekah Canfield, Merchants Exchange

Managing Board

Subcommittees

  • The Lower Columbia Region Harbor Safety Committee has several standing subcommittees to address waterway issues that impact the Columbia River system.

    Current Subcommittees:

    • Anchorages¬†
    • Make-way
    • Navigation
    • Extreme Water
    • Harbor Safety Plan
    • Financial Steering Committee (Managing Board)
    • Executive Committee (Officers)

Participating Member Companies

*denotes Sustaining Member for 2018–thank you for your continued financial support of the mission of the Lower Columbia Region Harbor Safety Committee.

    • American Waterways Operators*
    • Anchorage Launch Service Co.*
    • BP
    • Chevron*
    • Clean Rivers Cooperative*
    • Columbia Grain*
    • Columbia River Bar Pilots*
    • Columbia River Launch Services*
    • Columbia River Pilots*
    • Columbia River Tribal Fisheries Enforcement
    • Columbia River Steamship Operators’ Association*
    • Columbia River Yachting Association
    • Crowley Marine*
    • EGT*
    • Foss Maritime*
    • Kalama Export*
    • Kinder Morgan Energy
    • Kirby Offshore Marine*
    • Maritime Fire and Safety Association*
    • McCall Oil & Chemical*
    • Merchants Exchange*
    • Millennium Bulk*
    • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
    • NuStar
    • Olympic Tug and Barge
    • Oregon Board of Maritime Pilots
    • Oregon Department of Environmental Quality*
    • Oregon State Marine Board
    • Pacific Northwest Waterways Association*
    • Phillips66*
    • Port of Kalama*
    • Port of Longview*
    • Port of Portland*
    • Port of Columbia County*
    • Port of Vancouver*
    • Portland Spirit
    • Sause Bros. Ocean Towing*
    • Shaver Transportation Company*
    • Shogren Consulting Group/MaritimeImages.net
    • TEMCO Kalama*
    • Tidewater Transportation & Terminals*
    • Transmarine Navigation*
    • US Army Corps of Engineers
    • US Coast Guard
    • Vigor Industrial
    • Washington Department of Ecology*
    • Wilhelmsen Ship Services*

2019-2021 Managing Board

As per the bylaws of the Lower Columbia Region Harbor Safety Committee (accepted January 9, 2019): a variable-range size board of directors shall be established. The minimum number of directors will be eleven (11) and the maximum number of directors will be twenty three (23). Federal representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Navy, and National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration shall serve as ex officio members of the board of directors, to the extent they consent to participate, Federal representatives shall not have the right to vote and are not counted in quorum size. The term of each director will be two years.

Current Managing Board

    • Columbia River Bar Pilots
    • Columbia River Pilots
    • Columbia River Yachting Assn.
    • Clean Rivers Cooperative
    • Columbia River Intertribal Fisheries Enforcement
    • Columbia River Steamship Operators’ Assn.
    • EGT, LLC
    • Kirby Offshore Marine
    • Merchants Exchange
    • Maritime Fire and Safety Assn.
    • Olympic Tug and Barge
    • Oregon Board of Maritime Pilots
    • Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
    • Pacific Northwest Waterways Assn.
    • Port of Columbia County
    • Port of Longview
    • Port of Portland
    • Port of Vancouver USA
    • Portland Spirit
    • Shaver Transportation Company
    • Tidewater Transportation and Terminals
    • Washington Department of Ecology

Federal Representatives: (ex officio)

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Coast Guard

Maritime Industry Representatives

  • Vessel Operators
  • Pilots and Pilot Associations
  • Shipping Agents
  • Stevedores
  • Terminal Operators
  • Shipyards
  • Port Authorities
  • Industry Associations
  • Organized Labor
  • Commercial Fishing Associations
  • Federal, Tribal, State and Local government agencies
  • Environmental citizen groups
  • Waterfront developers
  • Recreational Waterway users

Association Management Team

Administrator

Bekah Canfield
Merchants Exchange

email: lcrhsc@pdxmex.com
phone: (503) 220-2097

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