About the Port

Board of Commissioners

Robin L. Bishop


Rob Bishop is a retired contractor. He has been a Commissioner since 2011. He enjoys fishing, crabbing, boating, and spending time with their grandchildren. He views serving as a Port commissioner and working on Port projects as his way to give back to the community.

Janice M. Power


Jan and her husband Gary moved to Waldport from Eugene in 2002. Jan worked for the city of Eugene in various capacities for 33 years. Her hobbies are quilting and gardening. She was elected to the Port of Alsea Board of Commissioners in 2011.

Joe Rohleder


Joe was appointed to the Alsea Port Commission two years ago and elected for a four year term in November of 2015. Joe and his wife of thirty-seven years, Jannette Macpherson, live on Eckman Creek Road. Joe represents commercial fisheries and sport anglers and hunters at the Oregon Legislature. Joe’s goal on the Commission is for the Port of Alsea to remain both economically and environmentally sustainable. In his spare time, he maintains a large rhodendron garden and a small wooden dory and is out on the local rivers fishing.

Chuck Pavlik


Chuck and his wife Karoline have lived in the Waldport area for 25 years. Chuck serves on the boards of the Oregon Hatchery Research Center and the Alsea Sportsman’s Association. He was elected to the Port of Alsea Board of Commissioners in 2013.

Buster Pankey


Buster is a long-time Waldport resident. His family business has been focused on pier and piling construction state-wide.