Port Board of Commissioners
Curt Gordon President, Clinton
Curt is a lifelong Whidbey Islander whose contributions to Island County include 20 years of service as South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District Commissioner, 11 years service on the Conservation Futures Technical Advisory Group, 10 years on the Rural Transportation Planning Organization Technical Advisory Committee. Most recently he was elected to serve as a Commissioner for the Port of South Whidbey. Curt is also the owner of Island Asphalt & Sitework Inc. providing site preparation and paving services to residential and commercial customers for over 25 years. When he's not running for public office, Curt enjoys running in marathons and triathlons including the grueling Iron Man Triathlon in Hawaii. In fact, he was the first ever cross-country runner at Langley High School.Areas of Expertise:
- Project Development
- Business Management
- Transportation Planning
- Site Preparation and Paving
Port of South Whidbey Commissioner, District 1.
Family: Dennis and his wife, Barbara Tennis moved to Whidbey Island in 2005. They have 3 daughters, two south of Seattle, and one in Denver; and are blessed with 5 grandchildren. Dennis and Barb share a Freeland home with Cody-McGee, an 85 lb. golden retriever.
Hobbies: Dennis's free time is spent trying to master woodworking skills, sailing and maintaining a SF Pelican, rowing a 9ft dinghy, and being walked by Cody-McGee at Double Bluff or the Farm.
Port Experience: Over 30years of planning, regulating, and restoring and developing in the City of Everett; including 15 years as a shoreline planner for the City, and 12 years as Director of Planning at the Port of Everett. During this time, over 500 million dollars was expended on waterfront projects: including piers, wharfs, near shore fills, public access projects, along with the creation of saltmarsh habitat projects, and finally the Navy Base at Everett. Dennis represented the Port of Everett, from 1999 to 2004 on several committees dealing with the Salmon Recovery Program for Puget Sound.
Chris Jerome, his wife Margot, and their daughter Maddy have made their home on South Whidbey since 1997.
Chris trained as a veterinary pathologist and spent his career in medical research. He co-founded and managed a venture-financed contract research company employing over 30 people from 1997-2006, and now works from home as a medical research consultant.
As a former CEO, an entrepreneur and small business owner, Chris has a practical understanding of what is needed to help local businesses succeed. After a career in veterinary and medical research, he is very much aware of the importance of our natural ecosystems.
An ardent sailor, boat owner, and kayak builder, Chris knows and respects the sea around us. He is dedicated to maximizing everyone's access to our marine resources.
Port Operations Manager, Ed Field
Prior to his appointment as Port Manager, Ed Field specialized in project and construction management as well as construction quality control. His 30+ years of experience encompass construction engineering; geotechnical engineering, including site investigations, laboratory analysis, and construction monitoring; and civil engineering design for road and highway projects. Noteworthy projects in his construction management resume include the Elliot Bay Marina, the Southwest Harbor (Terminal 5) project for the Port of Seattle and American President Line, the Future of Flight facility at Paine Field, and the Patient Services Expansion at Whidbey General Hospital. Mr. Field completed his Masters in Construction Engineering and Management from the Univ. of Washington in 1987, and also has special expertise and training in value engineering, having participated as team leader, study manager, and team member in 19 studies addressing projects ranging from water supply to airports to fisheries. He is certified as a Construction Manager by CMAA and served as Secretary on the Board of Governors of the Construction Manager Certification Institute. As Port Manager, Ed is especially proud of the development of the Clinton Beach Park from acquisition through construction, including successful pursuit of over $575,000 of grant funding. On the personal side, Ed enjoys golf, sailing, and traveling with his wife Renee and kids Kellen and Anni.Port Finance Manager, Angi Mozer
Angi moved to Whidbey Island in 2010 from the Washington, DC area. Angi followed her husband Christopher to Whidbey Island on military orders, and demanded that they live on the beautiful south end of the island.
Angi's Finance background has mostly been spent in the Biotech industry serving as a Finance, Project & Operations Manager for scientific laboratories. Her strong budgeting and grant management experience made her a good match for the Port.
In her free time, Angi cruises around the Puget Sound with Christopher, their son Axton, and their 100-lb Rottweiler mix named Bowser in their 24-foot Trophy boat.
Port Clerk, Molly MacLeod-Roberts
Brilliant bio and stunning self-portrait coming soon.
Duncan McPhee is a Washington native with extensive marine experience who and enjoys sailing Puget Sound and inland waterways from Elliott Bay to Southeast Alaska.
His marine experience includes positions in commercial charter and diving in Hawaii and in outfitting and commissioning yachts in California. Duncan knows boats from the inside out.
Duncan and his wife moved to in 2005 to escape the widespread and oppressive sunshine so prevalent on Maui. They make their home in Freeland where Mrs. McPhee runs a plant and flower business.
He believes the Port of South Whidbey and the South Whidbey Harbor are wonderful resources for both residents and those visiting the Island and is excited to be working closely together with port staff to enhance these resources.
Having experienced, first hand, the effects of population growth on a small community and its resources, he looks forward to the challenge of keeping South Whidbey Harbor a desirable location for visitors and a user friendly asset for the entire community.