Portland Chapter

About Us

The Portland Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation’s work is focused keeping it clean upstream through our programs including Ocean Friendly Restaurants, Green Streets, #DitchTheStrawPDX, Hold On To Your Butt programs and our Blue Water Task Force water quality monitoring program facilitated by the Surfrider North Coast Chapter. Chapter meetings are currently virtual for the health and safety of everyone. We are working on new and fun ways to keep our members engaged and informed, so please check our events page/calendar for updates.

Portland Chapter Executive Committee

Nancy Nordman – Chair
Gina Avalos – Vice Chair
Sarah Mayer – Volunteer Coordinator
Tyler Nelson – Treasurer
Ashley Gauvin – Secretary
Chanel Hason – Communications Guru
Ariana Marquis – Green Streets Coordinator
Jessica Gilligan – OFR Lead & Sponsorships
Marianne Monnin – Hold On To Your Butts

Monthly Events

To find our full list of events, click here. Surfrider is extending the suspension of all Surfrider Foundation chapter and club planned public activities, events and meetings through June 1 2020 or until further notice. 

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