Dawn Pavitt, Newport and Bart January, Blodgett have been elected to the Oregon Coast History Center Foundation board of directors. Pavitt is former president of the Lincoln County Historical Society and owns and operates Pavitt Land Use Consulting LLC. January serves as president of the Society, and is a retired real estate broker. The primary goal of the Foundation is to raise and administer funds for the Lincoln County Historical Society’s museums. , including the Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center on Newport’s Bayfront. “Bart and Dawn already have devoted a lot of time and energy to the project with Bart putting in many hours of work on the facility and Dawn starting and continuing to chair and work on the Crab Krack to raise funds for the facility,” said Steve Wyatt, Historical Society Executive Director. “Their presence on the Foundation will be invaluable.” The main floor of the Bayfront facility is scheduled to open June , 2013.