Current Career Position: Owner/President of West Coast Contractors, Inc., which is a heavy and commercial construction company.
Education Background/Highlights: Graduated from Marshfield High School. Attended Oregon State University where he received a B.S./Math.
Work History/Highlights: David began his career as a math teacher in South Australia, where he coached baseball and basketball. He has run West Coast Contractors for the past 29 years.
Civic & Professional Activities: David is the Port Commission President and represents the Port on the South Coast Development Council Board of Directors. Currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Oregon, Columbia Chapter of the Associated General Contractors. David has served in the past on the Board of Trustees of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon; Board of Directors for the Oregon State University Alumni Association; Board of Directors for the Triangle Lake Center (children’s camp); and President of the Coos Country Club.
Family Information: David has two daughters – Megan, a graduate of the University of Oregon; and Emily, a graduate of Oregon State University.
Special Interests: In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and playing golf.
Comments: David realizes the importance of the Port to the economic development of this region and the state. His business involves maritime construction, which places him in direct contact with the water front and maritime communities. He feels that his construction background will be an asset for Port development and his business management experience will be helpful in working with the Board of Commissioners and staff.