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North Coast Region: Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook, and western Washington Counties

photo of Mark EllsworthMark Ellsworth​, North Coast Region Coordinator
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Before my assignment in the Governor’s Office, I worked as a Committee Administrator for the​ Oregon Legislative Assembly. I also worked in the private sector as a commercial banker, a financial analyst, and as a re-engineering consultant to corporations in addressing efficiency and profitability issues. I earned a bachelors degree in economics and hold an MBA in Corporate Finance from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business​.​​
​​North Coast Regional Solutions Center 

 
North Coast Regional Solutions Team

Governor’s Coordinator

Mark Ellsworth

Business Oregon, Regional Development Officer

Melanie Olson

Environmental Quality, Department of

Jennifer Purcell

Housing & Community Services

Kim Travis

Land Conservation & Development, Department of

Patrick Wingard

State Lands, Department of

Lori Warner-Dickason

Transportation, Department of

Jae Pudewell

Columbia-Pacific Economic Development District

Mary McArthur

North Coast Regional Solutions Advisory Committee

 
First elected to the Oregon House of Representatives in 2001, Senator Johnson has served in the Oregon Senate since 2005. She is a licensed commercial pilot and founder of Transwestern Aviatio​n. Sen. Johnson has served on numerous local, regional and national boards and commissions, including the OHSU Foundation, Doernbecher Children's Hospital, the OPB Foundation, and is a former Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.​​​​​​
Philanthropic Representative: Vacant
Paul Langner oversees the intermodal operations for Teevin Bros in their Rainier, Eugene, Albany, and Umatilla facilities. Prior to coming to Teevin Bros, Mr. Langner worked for the Port of St Helens and is a 23-year veteran of the US Coast Guard, having served in 13 duty stations in eight states. He has served on the ConnectOregon rail and marine modal review committees.​​​
Suzanne Weber was elected as mayor of the City of Tillamook in 2010. She entered politics in 2000 as an appointee to the city council which she served for 8 years. Subsequently she was elected Mayor. Suzanne actively participates in several organizations vital to the health of Tillamook. They include COLPAC and NWACT on a regional level and Year of Wellness Taskforce, the Tillamook County Mayor's Coalition, and the Economic Development Council on a county level. She is a member of the Tillamook Urban Renewal Agency and acts as the council's liaison to the Tillamook City Planning Commission.
Commissioner Magruder is a lifelong resident of Clatskanie and a third generation farmer with more than two decades of public service involving Columbia County business, government, and non-profits. Magruder was elected as county commissioner in November 2016. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Willamette University and a Master’s Degree from Syracuse University.

Kurt Englund is the President of the Englund Marine Group which consists of seven coastal retail locations, three wholesale warehouses, and a marine safety shop. He resides in Astoria, which is also home to the company headquarters.

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 North Coast Regional Solutions Advisory Committee: Meetings, ​agendas, and materials

 


 
Meetings prior to 20​15 may be found on our Public Meetings Calendar​.