Commissioners

The Port of Toledo is directed by five elected Commissioners which provide policy direction that is implemented by the Port’s Executive Director. The current Commissioners have diverse business and volunteer backgrounds including teaching, business ownership, accounting, commercial fishing, and lengthy Port experience.

Rick Graff, President
Commissioner since 2009 • Owner of AdverTee’s retail store on Main Street in Toledo. • Volunteer with the Toledo High Booster Club, Sports Complex Committee, Toledo Summer Festival, and Toledo Junior League Football program.
Greg Harrison, Treasurer
Commissioner since 1997 • Graduate of Oregon State University. • Certified Public Accountant. • Toledo resident for 35 years. • Prior experience with the Toledo Local School Committee and the City of Toledo Planning Commission.
Mike Kriz, Commissioner
Commissioner since 2011 • Works at Master Research Vessel Elakha (part of Oregon State University) in Newport. • Previously worked as a motor lifeboat trainer with the U.S. Coast Guard and owner/operator of a fishing boat trawler. • Education at O.I.T.’s Diesel Technology & Machining/welding program and Master Oil Pollution Training with the Maritime Science Department at Clatsop Community College.
Penny Ryerson, Commissioner
Commissioner since 2011 • First woman Harbormaster in Alaska. • Serves on the Pacific Coast Congress Board of Directors and a lifetime member of the Pacific Coast Congress. • Worked in the port industry for 28 years, including seven years as the Manager for the Port of Toledo.
Chuck Gertula, Commissioner
Commissioner since 2003 • Lincoln County resident. • Retired Oregon Army National Guard LTC and high school teacher. • Volunteer with various civic and governmental groups, including Toledo City budget committee, Toledo Fire Department, Oregon Coast Community College Foundations, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, and the North Lincoln Museum Board.