PNWA 2011 Mid-Year Meeting

June 27-29, 2011
Coeur d'Alene Resort
115 South Second Street
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Reservations: 800-365-8338

2011 Mid-Year Program

2011 Speaker Bios & Contact Information


Alternative Energy: Wind, Wave, Small Hydro & Biomass
Kevin Watkins, Engineering VP, PNGC Power

2010/2011 Lock Closure Follow Up & Corps Long Term Planning
Matt Cutts, Critical Infrastructure Project Manager, USACE, Portland District

Low Use Ports: Making Your Voice Heard
Patsy Martin, Executive Director, Port of Skagit

Industrial Lands & Economic Development
Mark Clemons, Director of Project Management, Group Mackenzie
Larry Pedersen, Principal, IronWolf Community Resources LLC

State of the Economy: Part 3
Tom McCollough, VP & Branch Manager, Moffatt & Nichol

Columbia River Treaty
Margie McGill, Project Manager, USACE, Walla Walla District

The CSRS & the Tribal Perspective
Charles Hudson, Director of Government Affairs, CRITFC

Next Steps: Jetties at the Mouth of the Columbia River
Laura Hicks, Chief, Planning Branch, USACE, Portland District

Planning to Meet Challenges From the North and South
Patricia Akiyama, External Affairs Director, Port of Seattle
Rick Finn, Federal Affairs Manager, Port of Portland

What Happened When They Shut it Down: The Columbia Snake River Extended Lock Outage
Dr. Ken Casavant, Professor of Economics, WSU
Sara Simmons, Graduate Student & Research Assistance, WSU

How to Work with the Corps and FEMA on Floodplans & Levee Issues
Susan Gilson, Executive Director, NAFSMA


Columbia River Pilots
Columbia River Steamship Operators
ICF International
Moffatt & Nichol
PNGC Power
Port of Lewiston
Port of Longview
Port of Morrow
Port of Pasco
Port of Portland
Port of St. Helens
Port of Umatilla
Port of Vancouver USA
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Shaver Transportation
The Dutra Group