The Council of American Master Mariners, Inc.

Columbia River Chapter

Chapter Meets the 2nd Friday of Every Month, September through May



Next Meeting: TBD


Columbia River meets at 12 noon on the 2nd Friday of the month at  Jantzen Beach Bar and Grill, 909 N Hayden Island drive, Portland, OR.  Guests Welcome.


Contact Captain Bill Good (Chapter Sec/Treas) at for more information


Upcoming Meeting Dates:



Columbia River Chapter News


About Columbia River Chapter

The Columbia Chapter was saddened by the passing of long time Chapter President Captain Sidney V. (Vic) Faulkner who crossed the final bar 23 April 2021. Vice-President, Captain Dan Jordan, will assume the position of Chapter President


The Columbia River Chapter serves the Columbia River Ports and Oregon Coastal areas. We are a fraternal and benevolent society, contributing to the well being of its members both professionally and socially.


Our mission is to recognize, foster and otherwise assist all wise and provident measures dedicated to the furtherance of the Maritime industry of the United States of America; to assist in the enhancement of the stature of the American Master Mariner; and to promote accomplishment of those purposes set forth in the Declaration of Policy in the constitution of the national Council of American Master Mariners, Inc.


The Columbia River Chapter was chartered on April 15, 2002, making it the newest chapter. They currently boast 16 members.


Become a Columbia River Member

Any member of the National CAMM in good standing, residing, working, or otherwise situated along the Columbia River and tributaries is eligible to join the Columbia River chapter.


Annual dues for the Columbia River Chapter are $20. To apply for Columbia River Chapter Membership, please fill out and print the membership application and mail to the address below, or contact Captain Vic Faulkner for an application and more information.


Columbia River CAMM Chapter



Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes will be posted when available.



Chapter Officers


President Captain Dan Jordan


Vice President - Open


Secretary / Treasurer Captain Bill Good

The Council of American Master Mariners, Inc.