March Government Affairs Committee: Harbormaster Update with Kurt Borsting


Date(s) - 03/21/2019
8:00 am - 9:15 am


Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce
4343 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 150-W
Newport Beach, CA 92660
March Government Affairs Committee: Harbormaster Update with Kurt Borsting

Come to the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee. The meeting will highlight local political and legislative issues impacting business and the community as a whole. With featured guest speakers and an interactive format allowing for Q and A, this is a great place to stay in the know on local governmental happenings. Registration suggested.

This is a Chamber Member Only event.

The March 2019 meeting will feature…

Harbormaster Update


Kurt Borsting
Haror Master, City of Newport Beach


Join us for a general update on the harbor and the chance to ask questions

Borsting,kurt - Outside

Kurt Borsting became the harbormaster for the City of Newport Beach in December 2018. He directs harbor-related programs and services, including moorings administration and management, Marina Park slip rentals, code enforcement, and harbor safety and maintenance activities. The Harbor Department has an annual budget of $1.1 million and 13 part-time employees that serve as the City’s ambassadors on the water, welcoming visitors to Newport Harbor and providing customer service to the boating community.

Borsting previously served as the Marine Operations Superintendent for the City of Long Beach, helping manage the largest publicly operated marina facility in the western United States. He oversaw two large recreational marinas and the City’s commercial harbor property, collectively served more than 3,200 recreational, commercial and live-aboard boaters. Before joining Long Beach, Borsting worked for 501(c)3 non-profit auxiliary organizations at California State University, Fullerton and Cal Poly Pomona, where he directed the various student service operation and related capital projects for the campuses.  Borsting’s professional experiences in these municipal and collegiate settings have focused on leading career and part-time personnel, developing programs and services in response to community needs, budget development and oversight, commercial lease and permit administration, safety and risk management programs and facility operations. 

Borsting holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from California State University, Long Beach and a Master of Science Degree from Central Missouri State University.

Kurt is married to his wife of twenty-five years (Elizabeth).  Together, they have a son attending college in Northern California and daughter in high school.  They enjoy spending time with family and friends, dining and travel.

Event Sponsor


Our event is sponsored by

Craig Batley of Burr White Realty

Event Registration

Bookings are now closed for this event. Please call the Chamber at 949-729-4400 for possible availability.