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​​​​​North Coast Region: Clatsop, Columbia, and Tillamook Counties

North Coast Region Coordinator


​​ ​​ North Coast Regional Solutions Center 

 North Coast Regional Solutions Team
​Governor's Coordinator​​​​

Jennifer Purcell​​​​​​​​​

​Business Oregon, Regional​ Development Officer​

Melanie Olson

Environmental Quality, Department of

Melyssa Graeper​​​​​​  

Housing & Community Services

Kim Travis

Land Conservation & Development, Department of​

Lisa Phipps​​

State Lands, Department of​

Chris Castelli​​

Transportation, Department of

Jae Pudewell

​Columbia-Pacific Econ​​om​ic Development District ​Ayreann Colombo​
 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.​​​​​​​
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.​​​​
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​.