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Charleston Advisory Committee

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.

The Charleston Advisory Committee typically meets at noon on the third Wednesday of the first month in each quarter.  This meeting is open to the public.

Committee Members and Representation:

Nick Nylander - Coos Bay, recreational fishing
Kyle Cox - Charleston, Tarheel Aluminum, vessel repair and fabrication
Lou Leberti - Charleston, Recreational fishing
Tyler Long - Charleston, Long Fisheries, Inc.
Knute Nemeth - Coos Bay, Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
Kathleen Hornstuen - Coos Bay, Charleston Community Enhancement Corp.


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