About the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group

Get Involved in the Cleanup

There are many ways you can help in cleaning up the Willamette and there are many groups involved:

  • Contact the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group Chair, Jim Robison at (971) 303-9742 or email chair@portlandharborcag.info
  • Come to a CAG meeting. We meet the second Wednesday of every month from 6 PM to 8 PM at the BES Water Lab: 6543 North Burlington, under the St. Johns Bridge. All our meetings are open, and we are looking for new qualified members. We encourage you to step forward to share your concerns and advice.

Mailing Address

Portland Harbor CAG
8316 N Lombard St PMB # 344
Portland, OR 97203


CAG Membership

CAG Member Representation CAG Title
Jackie Calder University Park Neighborhood Vice-Chair
Tom Chisolm At-Large  
Bill Egan Sport fishing  
Doug Larson Cathedral Park Neighborhood
Robin Plance St. Johns Neighborhood
Michael Pouncil Student  
Barbara Quinn At-Large Secretary
Jim Robison At-Large Chair
Bob Sallinger Environment
John Shaw At-Large/Northwest Toxic Communities Coalition  
Darise Weller Linnton Neighborhood Treasurer
Kristin Yount At-Large  
Travis Williams Non-Member Adviser


Officer Roles:

Chair: responsible for the overall functioning of the PHCAG. Develop meeting agenda. Arrange for speakers and/or presentations. Conduct meetings.

Vice-Chair: shares duties of the Chair for the overall functioning of the PHCAG.

Secretary: responsible for ensuring that PHCAG activities are adequately recorded. Record the names of all attendees at PHCAG meetings. Record the deliberations, actions and results of any votes taken in the minutes of each meeting. Provide copies of meeting minutes and reports.

Treasurer: responsible for receiving and disbursing of all funds of the PHCAG. As such, the treasurer is responsible for retaining in an orderly manner all financial records for the PHCAG including monthly bank statements, monthly treasurer’s reports, quarterly or annual balance sheets or income statements, and all receipts for expenditures. The treasurer is also responsible for supplying financial reports and payment requests that may be needed as requirements of grant awards received by PHCAG.


Related Organizations

The Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group is one part of a network of organizations working to cleanup the Portland Harbor. Depending on your focus of interest, you may want to contact these organizations:

Willamette Riverkeeper
Portland Harbor Community Coalition
Portland Audubon