Long-time port development manager assumes additional role on Jan. 1, 2012

JANUARY 06, 2012

Port of Kalama Commissioners approved the promotion of long-time port development manager, Mark Wilson, to the additional role of Deputy Director. Wilson retains his responsibilities as development manager and assumes the new role effective January 1, 2012. Wilson reports to Port Executive Director Lanny Cawley and will have authority to act on the director’s behalf in his absence.
Wilson, who has worked at the Port of Kalama in various roles for 21 years, has managed a number of projects significant to the Kalama community:

Development of the 75 acre Kalama River Industrial Park development included planning, permitting and construction of a bridge, roads, rail, utilities, and landscaping.
One hundred and fifty-six thousand square feet of industrial buildings have been constructed by the Port, and Cameron Glass (now Bennu Glass) constructed a 170,000 square foot bottle manufacturing plant.
The Port-owned grain terminal, Cenex Harvest States, was remodeled by the Port to add unit train capability, adding over 4,000 feet of rail and high speed railcar unloading capacity.
The Port’s Marine Park expansion with new picnic shelters, beach access, horseshoe pits, and tennis, basketball and volleyball courts.