The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Board of Commissioners established the Charleston Advisory Committee on September 17, 2003. The committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Port Commission in developing strategies and guidelines for various projects and issues concerning the Charleston Marina Complex.

The function of the committee includes but is not limited to:

  • Review and monitoring of proposed or ongoing projects within or affecting the Charleston Marina, Charleston Marina RV Park and Shipyard;

  • Review of rate/fee schedules for Charleston Marina Complex facilities and services; and

  • Review and update Charleston Master Plan.

Public Participation

The Charleston Advisory Committee typically meets quarterly at noon, the Wednesday before the third Thursday. The public is welcome to attend.
The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 17th at NOON.
Charleston Marina RV Park
63402 Kingfisher Road
Charleston, OR 97420

Committee Members and Representation

  • Michael T. Armstrong, Lakeside, public-at-large
  • Nick Nylander, Coos Bay, recreational fishing
  • Kyle Cox, Tarheel Aluminum, vessel repair and fabrication 
  • Margery Whitmer, Betty Kay Charters, Charleston Marina Complex lessees
  • Tom Nowlin, Coos Bay, commercial fishing
  • Lou Leberti, recreational fishing
  • Mark Fleck, Charleston, public-at-large.
  • Will Smith, Fishermen's Wharf 


November 17, 2017
Meeting Notice

July 19, 2017 
Meeting Packet

May 3, 2017
Meeting Minutes

April 19, 2017
Meeting Packet

January 18, 2017
Meeting Packet



September 14, 2016
Meeting Packet

May 13, 2016
Meeting Packet

January 20, 2016
Meeting Packet


May 5, 2015
Meeting Packet

April 15, 2015
Meeting Packet

December 11, 2015
Meeting Packet

January 21, 2015
Meeting Packet



October 15, 2014
Meeting Packet

May 14, 2014
Meeting Agenda

February 19, 2014
Meeting Packet

August 20, 2014
Meeting Packet

April 23, 2014
Meeting Packet

July 16, 2014
Meeting Packet

April 16, 2014
Meeting Packet

June 18, 2014
Meeting Packet

March 19, 2014
Meeting Packet