Commissioner Robert Stevens

Position 4
Current Term Expires June 30, 2027

Steve retired from the Coast Guard after 34 years of service where he achieved the rank of Captain. He began his Coast Guard career as an enlisted man before becoming a commissioned officer. As an officer, he commanded two ships and patrolled the waters of Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Of particular note, he spent 4 years with the USCG Cutter Resolute, homeported in Astoria, where he became familiar with the waterfront, the Port of Astoria, and the local maritime community. READ MORE...

Commissioner Frank SpenceCommissioner Frank Spence

 Vice President
 Position 5
 Current Term Expires June 30, 2025

Frank graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a  master’s degree in Public Administration. He was a city manager of six cities, the largest being Miami  Beach, and county administrator of two counties, the largest being Gainesville, home of the University of Florida. READ MORE...


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 Commissioner Tim Hill

 Position 3
 Current Term Expires June 30, 2027

Tim Hill was elected in May of 2023 to the Port of Astoria Commission.  He was born in 1947 and raised in Pendleton, OR.  Tim worked grade school through college at a family wheat farm until moving to Astoria in 1971 and enrolling at Clatsop Community College in a commercial fishing class. READ MORE... 


Commissioner Jim Campbell

Position 1
Current Term Expires June 30, 2025

James Campbell came to Astoria by way of the United States Navy and has been a resident for over 65 years. Originally from the land-locked state of Oklahoma, he has established himself as a marine contractor, with construction projections from the Bering Sea up-and-down the Pacific Coast, and as far as the Gulf of Mexico. READ MORE...


Commissioner Dirk Rohne

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
Position 2
Current Term Expires June 30, 2025


Dirk Rohne was elected to the Port Commission in July 2017. Commissioner Rohne has lived in Brownsmead for over 45 years, with the exception of time away at Oregon State University and abroad in Germany and New Zealand. He and his wife operate a dairy farm which they purchased in 2001. The 200 acre farm has close to 300 cows of different ages. It is a family farm, in every sense of the word, as they are a young family with two children. READ MORE...


Public Comment is Always Welcome

Public input is an important part of the Commission's decision-making process. There are public comment periods in each of the Commission's regular scheduled meetings-- the regular session on the 1st Tuesday of each month and a workshop on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Public comment can be emailed to

To contact the Commission or submit public comment via mail, please address your correspondence to:

Port of Astoria Commission
422 Gateway Avenue, Suite 100
Astoria OR 97103.

You may also submit your comments to the Commission using the form below.