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The Port of Longview in Washington recently promoted three staff members.

Norm Krehbiel, director of facilities and engineering for the Port of Longview, will now also carry the title of deputy executive director. In this capacity, Krehbiel will assume new executive responsibilities, while remaining in the position as head of the Port of Longview's engineering department. He joined the Port of Longview in 1993 and is a graduate of Oregon State University.

Valerie Harris, manager of business development for the Port of Longview, will be promoted to director of marketing upon the retirement of Gary Lindstrom in May. Harris joined the Port of Longview in 2004 from Vestas American Wind Technology Inc. in Portland, Ore. During her tenure at the Port of Longview, Harris has led the port's efforts in wind energy equipment handling.

Ashley Opsahl-Scibelli has joined the Port of Longview as the manager of communications and public affairs. Opsahl-Scibelli comes to the Port from PNE Corp. in Longview, Wash., where she served as marketing director. She is a graduate of the University of Washington.


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