About Us

The Newport Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation covers the geographical belt-line from Newport to Bend, Oregon. Our local efforts are focused on protecting our beach’s water quality through the Blue Water Task Force program. We are proud to have a very strong water quality testing program, in which our volunteers collect and test 400+ samples per year in locations ranging from Lincoln City to Seal Rock.

Our Chapter’s robust beach cleanup program includes 30+ cleanups a year in the Newport area. Our Chapter meetings typically take place on the second Thursday of each month at various locations Newport. Please visit our event calendar for upcoming meetings and events!

Executive Committee:
Chair – Scott Rosin
Vice Chair – Katharine Valentino
Secretary – Joie Harrington
Treasurer – Kerry Glauser
Volunteer Coordinator – Stephanie Fields
Blue Water Task Force Coordinator – Bob Trusty
Media Coordinator – Mike Harrington

Program Leads:
Blue Water Task Force Depoe Bay – Larry Brammer
Ditch the Straw – Beth Hawkyard
Ban the Bag – Diya Heal and Consuelo Kammerer
Membership Committee – Rane Johnson-Stempson
Hold on to Your Butt – Joie Harrington
Ocean Friendly Gardens – David Adamson

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