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Merchants Exchange
Board of Directors 2016

Term (listed in parenthesis) expires in February of the given year
 

Garrett Costello (19) President
Columbia Grain, Inc.

Phil Brotherton (18) Vice President
Transmarine Navigation

Mike Morgan (17) Treasurer
Columbia Grain, Inc.

Mark Jensen (18) Secretary
Temco LLC

Sebastian Degens (17)
Port of Portland

Wayne Yim (17)

Cascade Marine Agencies

Kristin Meira (18)
Pacific Northwest Waterways Assoc.

Ken Anderson (18)

Shaver Transportation Company

Bart Goedhard (19)
Ports America
Randy Click (19)
ACGI Shipping

Richard Vincent (Ex Officio)

President,

Maritime Fire & Safety Assoc.

Port of Portland

Capt. Rick Gill (Ex Officio)

Columbia River Pilots

Frank Burg (Ex Officio) President,

Clean Rivers Cooperative

Owens Corning

Tyson Calvert, Esq.

Legal Council

Lindsay Hart LLP

 

 

GUIDELINES ADOPTED BY

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OF THE MERCHANTS EXCHANGE
WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD

 

RESOLVED, seconded and unanimously adopted that, inasmuch as the Bylaws of the Merchants Exchange do not provide for the composition of the Board to reflect the different business relationships of members of the Merchants Exchange, the current composition of the Board for the year 2002 and for succeeding years until changed or altered by any successive Board of Directors shall be as follows:

  • Two directors representative of the grain and grain export industry
  • Three board members representative of the steamship agents for vessels arriving or departing from the Columbia River and Willamette River waterways
  • One director representative of the towboat industry in the Columbia / Willamette River waterways
  • One director representative of the interests of Public Port Authorities One director representative of the stevedore industry serving the Columbia / Willamette River waterways
  • One director representing interests other than those specifically represented by the foregoing categories
  • Three permanent directors representing Clean Rivers Cooperative, Maritime Fire and Safety Association and the Columbia River Pilots