Columbia Pacific Local Section

Welcome to the Columbia Pacific Local Section!

Though centered in Portland, OR our chapter serves chemical engineer and related professionals throughout northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington.  We aim to provide monthly meetings centered around interesting and relevant technical topics, networking and service back to the community.  Participation and feedback are encouraged by all members!

See the Events page for upcoming meetings to see what we've been up to in the past.  Though variations may be necessary to accommodate specific schedules, our local section event schedule is generally the following:

Monthly Chapter Meetings - 3rd Wednesday of each month (September through June) @ various locations in the greater Portland area (evenings)

Monthly Board Meetings - 1st Tuesday of each month (Year-round) @ Goosehollow Inn, Portland (5:30-6:30pm)

Meeting minutes, Section Bylaws and other chapter documents can be found here.

Recent Events

Stone Barn Brandyworks Tour and Tasting

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 6:30pm PST
Posted by Kendra Seniow
Stone Barn Brandyworks aims to capture and optimize the flavors of fruit and grain available in the Pacific Northwest. We will visit the tasting room and working production area, including three dozen barrels of whiskey and German copper pot still. All ingredients are locally sourced and made in-...Read more

Columbia Pacific Section Board Meeting

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 5:30pm-6:30pm PST
Posted by Kendra Seniow
Join us to plan AIChE local events for 2015 and help shape the future of your chapter. Contact ColumbiaPacific@aiche.org with any questions. (The Goose Hollow Inn restaurant is located across the street from the Goose Hollow/SW Jefferson St MAX Station)Read more

Recent Activity

September Chapter Meeting Recap

Posted by Kendra Seniow on
Thank you to all those who attended our September Chapter Meeting, hosted by Teeny Foods with a tour of their facility! This event was interesting and informative - thank you Teeny Foods! The Teeny Foods Tour on September 17, 2014 gave special insight into the complexities and technologies of...Read more