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Love Your Ocean, Rivers, Waves and Beaches? Join Our Executive Committee Crew!

The Portland Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation has active programs and campaigns both in the Portland area as well as our adopted north coast region from Pacific City to Astoria. The Chapter’s work is focused on protecting and testing water quality through our Blue Water Task Force program, ocean friendly gardens, Hold On To Your Butts campaign, and developing education and stewardship activities related to the recently established Cape Falcon Marine Reserve through our Oswald West Action Days.

OWAD-squareWe are a passionate (and awesome) group of people who love our ocean, rivers, forests, waves and beaches. Sound like you? We are looking for more like-minded locals to help us care for these special places.

How You Can Get Involved:

Become A Member of the Chapter Executive Committee: The Chapter's executive committee is scheduled to turnover their two year term in March of 2016. We are currently seeking interested individuals who want to be involved with the leadership and development of our great programs and events.



Positions Available

  • Chair

  • Vice Chair

  • Volunteer Coordinator

  • Treasurer

  • Media Coordinator

  • Development/Fundraising Coordinator

For more information or if you are interested in any of these positions please contact current chair Kirsten– - or Oregon Field Coordinator  Ryan Cruse -


Monthly Chapter Meetings: The Chapter meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Green Dragon Bistro -  Come join us and learn more about what the Chapter is up to and how to get involved. Visit the Chapter’s event calendar for meeting details or contact Kirsten–