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Merchants Exchange
Board of Directors 2017

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

Mark Jensen (18) President
Temco

Ken Anderson (18) Vice President
Shaver Transportation Co.

Mike Morgan (20) Treasurer
Columbia Export Terminal

Ryan Statz (19) Secretary
Columbia Grain, Inc

Bart Goedhard (19)
Ports America

Carl Bertapelle (20)

Talon Marine Services, LLC

Kristin Meira (18)
Pacific Northwest Waterways Assoc.

Chris Cummins (18)

General Steamship Corp.

David Nagel (19)
Cascade Marine Agencies Ltd.
Todd Krout (20)
Port of Vancouver USA

Andrew Holbrook (Ex Officio)

President,

Maritime Fire & Safety Assoc.

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners

Capt. Rick Gill (Ex Officio)

Columbia River Pilots

Doug Lenz (Ex Officio) President,

Clean Rivers Cooperative

Columbia Pacific Bio Refinery

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