Port of Longview Promotes From Within

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2012

Combines Planning and Environmental Positions

Longview, WA- The Port of Longview is pleased to announce the promotion of Lisa Hendriksen from Environmental Manager to Director of Planning and Environmental Services.

Lisa joined the Port in 2010 as the Environmental Manager, charged with managing environmental initiatives and compliance for both marine terminal operations and industrial property. In her new role she will maintain her environmental responsibilities and also assume most of the duties of the Port’s former Director of Planning and Real Estate George Cress, who left the Port in September 2011 to pursue a new opportunity.

“Lisa has stepped up and taken on many of our planning initiatives,” said Port of Longview Executive Director Ken O’Hollaren. “Her leadership and experience are great assets to the Port of Longview.”

Prior to joining the Port, Lisa was the Planning Manager for Cowlitz County Building and Planning. She received her undergraduate degree in Anthropology with a minor in Sociology from Southern Oregon University and her Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from Portland State University.

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About the Port of Longview
The Port of Longview is the first full-service operating port with strategic transportation connections on the deep-draft Columbia River shipping channel in southwest Washington State. The Port is located just 66 river miles from the Pacific Ocean, 120 driving miles from Seattle, Washington, and 40 driving miles from Portland, Oregon. Port facilities include eight marine terminals and waterfront industrial property with direct connections to main-line rail and interstate highway. Cargo handling specialties include all types of bulk cargos and breakbulk commodities such as steel, lumber, logs, pulp, paper, project and heavy-lift cargo.

For more information contact:
Ashley Helenberg, Port of Longview
(360) 425-3305, ahelenberg@portoflongview.com

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