Archive for Thursday, December 2, 2004

Former Lansing city administrator gets promotion

December 2, 2004

A former Lansing city administrator is taking over as general manager of the second-largest port in Oregon.

The board of commissioners of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay this week announced the selection of Jeffrey Bishop as general manager of the port authority, the port announced in a news release.

Bishop, who was city administrator in Lansing from 1988 through 1990, has been industrial development manager at Port of Tacoma, Wash., for the past three years. Before joining Tacoma, Bishop had served as director of properties and development for the Port of Pasco, Wash.

He also has served as city manager of Sulphur, Okla., and city administrator in Jerome, Idaho, and Connell, Wash.

He will begin his new duties Jan. 5 at an annual salary of $100,000.

Bishop was selected from a field of six finalists.

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