Sponsors and Contact

Vanport Placemarking Project Sponsors

We are grateful to our sponsors who donate financially, our supporters who contribute invaluable in-kind services, and to those organizations who voice their support for our work. Thank you.

  • Bureau of Environmental Services
  • City of Portland
  • Columbia Corridor Association
  • Columbia Slough Watershed Council
  • COLAS Construction
  • Copy Pilot
  • East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Home Builders Association of Metro Portland
  • Jubitz
  • Kenton Business Association
  • Kenton Neighborhood Association
  • Levee Ready Columbia
  • Multnomah County Drainage Districts
  • North Portland Neighborhood Services
  • Oregon Cultural Trust
  • Oregon Heritage Commission
  • Otak
  • sparks+sullivan
  • Portland International Raceway
  • Port of Portland
  • Portland Parks and Recreation
  • Portland State University
  • Prosper Portland
  • Restore Oregon
  • S2 Imaging
  • SERA Architects
  • TMT Development

This project will create a place where the stories, memories, and history of Vanport can be told.

Contact Us

Board Members

  • Herman Colas Jr., Founder, Colas Construction
  • Corky Collier, Executive Director, Columbia Corridor Association
  • James Stanley Harrison, Professor, Portland Community College, Vanport Historian
  • Rev. E.D. Mondaine, President, Portland NAACP; Pastor, Celebration Tabernacle Church

Executive Director

  • Maryhelen Kincaid
Childcare center with boys on a slide alongside their teacher
Vanport childcare center