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2019.07.24 Port of Newport Commission Vacancy

The Port of Newport is accepting letters of interest from persons within the Port District boundaries to fill a vacancy in Position No. 3 on the Port Commission.

Commissioner Stewart Lamerdin has resigned his position effective July 26, 2019. His commission expires June 30, 2023.

Interested persons should mail or hand deliver a letter of interest and a completed questionnaire (found below) no later than 5:00 pm, Tuesday, August 20th, to the Port office at 600 SE Bay Blvd., Newport, OR, 97365. To be eligible, applicants must be a registered voter and reside within the Port District boundaries.

Letters of interest shall at a minimum include:

1.            Full name of candidate.

2.            Physical and mailing address of candidate. Optional information shall include phone number and e-mail address.

3.            Amount of time as an elector within the district.

4.            A statement of the candidate’s desire to serve on the board.

5.            Signature and date.


The Commission will review the letters of interest and questionnaires, narrow the list of potential candidates, and contact those individuals for an interview. Candidate interviews and an appointment to fill the unexpired term is anticipated at a Port Commission Special Meeting on August 27, 2019.

Candidate Questionnaire (fillable).pdf