Port Board of Commissioners

Jack Ng

President, Representing District 1 (Freeland)
Email: district1@portofsouthwhidbey.com

Jack was born in Guangzhou China, in 1977.  He, along with his family immigrated to Anacortes, WA in 1989.  They worked hard as a family to learn the American way and to save money; to start their own family business.  Jack and his family have successfully owned and operated three restaurants, since 1999.  As a resident of Whidbey Island since 2000, Jack has integrated his influence into the community by being a leader.  A devout Rotarian since 2008, serving various board positions, and now currently the President of the Rotary Club of South Whidbey.  He has spearheaded a fundraising wine club for the organization, and has helped raise several thousands of dollars for the communities benefits and improvements through other events and projects.

Along with donating and volunteering exceedingly-he helps encourage others to get involved.   He enjoys golf, basketball and spending time with his loved ones.

Ed Halloran

Secretary, Representing District 2 (Langley)
Email: district2@portofsouthwhidbey.com

 Ed and his wife Chris retired after 39 years in Southern California in 2004. He is currently the President/Owner of HALCO Management Systems, a successful industry consulting firm located in Langley on Whidbey Island where he and his wife reside. After his retirement as a licensed manufacturing engineer and manufacturing industry executive, he was anxious to become involved and participate in a variety of community activities. Ed felt that many of the skills he had acquired during his more than 40 years of professional management experience would be valuable assets to bring to a variety of community activities. He also believed that his background working with non-profit organizations in education, industry, government and community activities would be important as well.

Having been a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) for 39 years, Ed recently completed two years (2012-2013) as an International Director on the Board of Directors of SME. He has also been active with Edmonds Community College (EdCC), participating as the SME Senior Chapter Advisor to EdCC’s SME Student Chapter, a member of the Material Science and Technology Advisory Committee and the EdCC Worker Retraining Committee.

In addition, he also continues to dedicate time to other South Whidbey area nonprofit organizations and activities including, support to WICA, SW schools, community workforce development, the SW Yacht Club/Parks and Recreation Youth and Adult Sailing Camps Program and the Rotary Club of Whidbey – Westside. Ed is an avid sailor/racer himself, a classic car buff, enjoys learning to play the guitar and working in his shop and garden.

Curt Gordon

Vice President, Representing District 3 (Clinton)
Email: district3@portofsouthwhidbey.com

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

Our District

The District encompasses 41,182 acres (64.35 square miles) or about the southern one third of Whidbey Island in Island County, Washington. The Port provides public facilities development and maintenance services throughout the district. It pursues economic development, transportation, environmental preservation, marine access and recreational opportunities for its constituents. Its present boundaries correspond to the boundaries of South Whidbey School District #206.

Population 1990 2000 2006 2010
South Whidbey* 10,069 11,703 12,540 12,950
Langley 654 959 1,055 1,074

Port of South Whidbey Districts Map

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