2008 Mission to Washington

Sunday, March 2, 2008 to Thursday, March 6, 2008
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.  20001
Reservations: 800-321-3010

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2008 PNWA Mission to Washington. This year's great success is due to our informative speakers, generous sponsors, Northwest Delegation and staff, and supportive PNWA membership. We appreciate that you were able to attend, and look forward to seeing you soon! Please see below for our 2008 meeting program, speaker contact information, links to speaker presentations, and sponsor bios.

2008 PNWA Mission to Washington Program

2008 Speaker Contact Information
Speaker Presentations:

Greetings from AAPA: Kurt Nagle, President, American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)
TEA Reauthorization and Transportation Appropriations: John Horsley, Executive Director, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
An Asset Management Based Approach to Corps Budgeting: Jim Walker, Chief of Navigation, Operations Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Case Study on Grading vs. Dredging: Ian Whitlock, Assistant General Counsel, Port of Portland
Climate Change and Northwest Energy Impacts: Sonya Baskerville, Manager, National Relations Office, BPA
The Corps' Perspective on FY2009 E&W Appropriations: Pete Luisa, Chief, Civil Works Program Development, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
A Report on MARAD's Modal Efficiencies Study: Jim Kruse, Director, Center for Ports and Waterways, Texas Transportation Institute (TTI)


Sponsoring Ports:
Oregon Int'l Port of Coos Bay
Port of Benton
Port of Chelan County

Port of Chinook
Port of Garibaldi

Port of Hood River
Port of Ilwaco
Port of Kalama
Port of Lewiston
Port of Longview
Port of Morrow
Port of Newport
Port of Pasco
Port of Portland
Port of Tacoma
Port of Umatilla
Port of Vancouver
Port of Whitman County

Sponsoring Organizations:
Ball Janik LLP
Bell Buoy Crab
Chukar Cherries
Columbia River Bar Pilots
Columbia River Pilots
Columbia River Steamship Operators
Manson Construction
PNGC Power
Rogue Ales
Shaver Transportation
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Washington State Potato Commission

We appreciate your feedback!
If you have any comments as to how we can make our meetings more informative and efficient, please let us know. Contact Heather Kenneson at
heather.kenneson@pnwa.net or 503-234-8553 .

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