Member Spotlight: Dale Beasley

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Dale Beasley WCMAC Commercial Fishing Seat Dale is the President of the Coalition of Coastal Fisheries and of the Columbia River Crab Fishermen’s Association. He is an active member of the Pacific County Marine Resources Committee, sits on the Advisory Committee for the Pacific County Shoreline Management Program, and is an advisory member to the… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Charles Costanzo

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Charles Costanzo WCMAC Shipping Seat Charlie is the Vice President of the American Waterways Operators Pacific Region. He advocates on behalf of the U.S. tugboat, towboat, and barge industry throughout the U.S. West Coast, Alaska, and Hawaii. His primary areas of focus include Jones Act trade, oil spill prevention and response, air and water quality… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Mark Plackett

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Mark Plackett WCMAC Citizen Seat Mark and his wife, Holly, have been married over forty years and run a business together in Ocean Shores called Plackett Enterprises. He works as a consultant in business-to-business services for a wide variety of clients, including government agencies, military, manufacturing companies, and unions. Mark sits on the Grays Harbor… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Casey Dennehy

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Casey Dennehy WCMAC Recreation Seat Casey is the Washington Coast Program Manager for the Surfrider Foundation. He is actively engaged in the Shoreline Master Plan updates for Grays Harbor County, is the chair of the Grays Harbor County Marine Resources Committee, sits on the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, and directs Surfrider’s Coastal… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Jeff Ward

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Jeff Ward WCMAC Coastal Energy Seat Jeff worked as the Senior Program Manager for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Sequim for over twenty eight years. He now owns his own consulting firm that specializes in environmental program design, implementation, and management. Jeff is a member of the Northwest Straits Commission, Northwest Straits Foundation,… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Arthur Grunbaum

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Arthur (R.D.) Grunbaum WCMAC Conservation Seat R.D. shows his leadership and passion through many community groups and conservation efforts. He is President of Friends of Grays Harbor and a member of the Grays Harbor Marine Resources Committee. R.D. also chairs the Newsletter Committee for the Grays Harbor Audubon Society and is the founding member and… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Mark Cedergreen

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Mark Cedergreen WCMAC Recreational Fishing Seat Mark moved to Westport with his parents in 1956 and purchased Westport Charters from his parents in 1976 after having commercially fished from California to Alaska and operated charter boats from time to time. From 1996 until he semi-retired in 2015, Mark worked for the Westport Charter Boat Association… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Larry Thevik

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Larry Thevik WCMAC Commercial Fishing Seat Larry is a lifetime resident of Washington State and has been the owner and/or operator of several commercial fishing vessels over the past 45 years. The last three decades he has owned and operated the fishing vessel Midnight Star. He is a member of the state appointed Washington Coastal… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Tiffany Turner

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Tiffany Turner WCMAC Economic Development Seat Tiffany is the daughter of a commercial fishermen and grew up on the Peninsula. She and her husband, Brady, own The Inn at Discovery Coast, the Adrift Hotel and Pickled Fish Restaurant in Long Beach, and the Ashore Hotel in Seaside. Tiffany has an impressive resume as a member… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Joshua Berger

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Joshua Berger WCMAC Commerce Seat Joshua started working at the Department of Commerce in November 2015 as the Economic Development Director for Washington’s maritime industry sector. Joshua brings a depth of business and economic development knowledge to his commerce seat on the WCMAC. He has been a recognized leader in several professional settings, as the… Read more »