Port of Camas-Washougal

Staff Directory

Administration/Office

David Ripp

Executive Director

360-835-5560

David Ripp joined the Port in January 2008 as Executive Director, bringing with him over 13 years of Port leadership experience. Mr. Ripp is responsible for the overall operations, capital improvement projects, and management of the Port's assets, including the 350-slip Marina, Parker's Landing Historical Park, the 79-hangar general aviation Airport; the 400-acre Industrial Park, including Capt. William Clark Park, the ongoing build-out of Steigerwald Commerce Center; and the future development of the Waterfront Property adjacent to the Marina.

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Mary Murphy

Executive Assistant / Public Records Officer / Publicity

360-835-8098

Mary joined the Port in 1994, and works directly with the Executive Director and the Commission. She is the Public Records Officer, and is responsible for website updates, advertising, press releases, public notices, writing the Port Reports and annual Community Report, as well as the monthly newsletter. Mary attends Commission meetings, prepares the minutes, and is staff support for the Parkersville Advisory Committee.

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Finance/Moorage/Hangars

Kim Noah

Finance Director

360-335-3684

Kim joined the Port in 2007 as Finance Director and Auditor. Her education and experience in the public sector and the field of business are assets to the Port. Kim is responsible for overseeing the accounting staff, budgeting, and the day-to-day financial aspects of the Port, as well as Financial Statements, Audit Compliance, and the Port's Annual Budget.

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Debra Itzen

Accounts Payable Manager

360-335-3678

Debra joined the Port in 2001 and is the Port’s Accounts Payable Manager and handles Grove Field Airport hangar and tie-down leases. Debra's excellent customer service skills and solid work ethic make her a natural fit for this set of responsibilities: one-on-one customer contact and the detailed recordkeeping and problem-solving that come with the financial side of her position. Debra also maintains Port contract files and is the Keyscan Administrator for the Marina.

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Jen Blomgren

Accountant / Human Resources

360-835-0599

Jen joined the Port in June 2006 and handles Accounts Receivable, Payroll and other related duties. In 2008, she took on the additional responsibility of Human Resources, and is an active and involved member of the Port's Safety Team. Jen's high standards and attention to detail serve the Port well.

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Angelina Aiello

Community Relations Assistant

360-335-3676

Angelina Aiello joined the Port in February 2014 as office assistant and has recently been given the added responsibility for the Port’s community events, where she will utilize her educational background in Business Marketing. Angelina continues to handle moorage leases, scheduling, work orders and other front office duties. She is also responsible for social media and supporting the Accounting department, as needed.

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Projects/Environmental

Jeramy Wilcox

Project Manager

360-335-3685

Jeramy Wilcox joined the Port in October 2008, starting in the Maintenance Dept. and has been recently promoted to Project Manager. His responsibilities includes permitting, implementation and delivery of capital projects, contract policy, budgeting, project estimating and coordinating major aspects of construction project management.

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Larry Connolly

Maintenance Logistics / Asset Manager

360-335-3680

Larry joined the Port in the summer of 1998 as Assistant Maintenance Supervisor. After a series of promotions, Larry now holds the position of Maintenance Logistics / Asset Manager and brings years of experience and a high level of expertise to this position. Larry manages the new web-based Logistics Program for all Port properties which entails ongoing oversight of Port assets. Larry is also the Port's Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead, which includes expertise in storm water regulations and oversight of environmental compliance and management.

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Maintenance

Steve Klopman

Maintenance Supervisor

360-335-3682

Steve joined the Port in August 2011 as Maintenance Supervisor, after 16+ years with Clark County Public Works Dept. He possesses effective supervisory skills and is experienced in roadway maintenance, underground utility installation, and general construction. Steve works in the field overseeing a crew of six full-time staff, plus seasonal employees to maintain the Port's assets at the Marina, Parker's Landing Historical Park, Grove Field Airport, Steigerwald Commerce Center, and the Industrial Park, including Capt. William Clark Park.

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Eric Plantenberg

Maintenance Assistant III

360-335-3686

Eric joined the Port in November 2010 bringing a background in general construction and HVAC and he currently holds the position of Maintenance Assistant III. In 2013, Eric was given the added responsibility to oversee and maintain all heating / cooling services in Port-owned structures. Based at Grove Field, Eric is an invaluable team player.

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Mark Hamrick

Maintenance I / Harbormaster

360-772-2832

Mark joined the Port in 2005, in the role of Maintenance Assistant. Promoted to Harbormaster in 2007, he works in the Marina area, checking the docks and boats, overseeing the trailer parking area, responding to tenants' needs, and maintaining a safe and secure marina for the public to enjoy.

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Darrell Burk

Maintenance II

360-521-1383

Darrell Burk joined the Port in July 2012 in the position of Maintenance II. He has experience in plumbing, electrical, all aspects of remodeling, holds a CDL and is a skilled equipment operator. Based out of the Industrial Park, Darrell's skills and expertise are valued and utilized in all operating areas of the Port.

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Doris Tillman

Lead Grounds and Facilities Maintenance

360-852-3614

Doris joined the Port in 1999. She is directly responsible for the manicured lawns, the seasonal flowers, and the tidy look of the Port's property - at the Marina, Parker's Landing Historical Park, the Airport, the Industrial Park, Capt. William Clark Park, and Steigerwald Commerce Center. Doris' skills have helped make the Port a destination spot for many in the community.

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Karina Hankin-Pratt

Grounds and Facilities Maintenance Worker

360-852-6156

Karina Hankin joined our team in January 2013 as Grounds and Facilities Maintenance Worker. She is a key part of the landscaping team, working in all areas of Port properties, as well as being responsive to needs in other areas of facilities maintenance. Karina’s work-first attitude has made her a welcome addition.

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Matthew Cox

Facilities/Janitorial Maintenance Worker

360-213-5996

Matt joined the Port in May of 2013 in a permanent part-time maintenance position. Matt offers expertise from years of experience as an arborist, and works with the landscape crew and supports other maintenance staff in the field as needed.

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