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Commissioner Frank Spence

President
Position 5
Current Term Expires June 30, 2025
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Frank graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in Public Administration. He was a city manager of six cities, the largest being Miami Beach, and county administrator of two counties, the largest being Gainesville, home of the University of Florida. READ MORE...

 


Commissioner Robert Stevens

Vice President
Position 4
Current Term Expires June 30, 2023
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Steve retired from the Coast Guard after 34 years of service where he achieved the rank of Captain. He began his Coast Guard career as an enlisted man before becoming a commissioned officer. As an officer, he commanded two ships and patrolled the waters of Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Of particular note, he spent 4 years with the USCG Cutter Resolute, homeported in Astoria, where he became familiar with the waterfront, the Port of Astoria, and the local maritime community. READ MORE...


Commissioner Dirk Rohne

Secretary
Position 2
Current Term Expires June 30, 2025
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Dirk Rohne was elected to the Port Commission in July 2017. Commissioner Rohne has lived in Brownsmead for over 45 years, with the exception of time away at Oregon State University and abroad in Germany and New Zealand. He and his wife operate a dairy farm which they purchased in 2001. The 200 acre farm has close to 300 cows of different ages. It is a family farm, in every sense of the word, as they are a young family with two children. READ MORE...


Commissioner Jim Campbell

Treasurer
Position 1
Current Term Expires June 30, 2025
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James Campbell came to Astoria by way of the United States Navy and has been a resident for over 65 years. Originally from the land-locked state of Oklahoma, he has established himself as a marine contractor, with construction projections from the Bering Sea up-and-down the Pacific Coast, and as far as the Gulf of Mexico. READ MORE...

 


Commissioner Scott McClaine

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
Position 3
Current Term Expires June 30, 2023
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Scott's 28-year Coast Guard career allowed him to serve as an Independent Duty Health Services Technician during three deployments to Antarctica, one to the Arctic Ocean and several to Central America. He qualified as an Aviation Medevac Specialist and flew on missions out of Air Stations Astoria and Kodiak. READ MORE....

 

 



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