Mt. St. Helens Section

  • Chair
    Dave McNiel
  • Chair Elect
  • Vice Chair
  • Secretary
    Michael Sorensen
  • Treasurer
    Brian Loos
  • Delegate at Large
    Clark Hislop
  • Bylaws Chair
    Susan Knowles-Berry
  • 1st Past Chair
    David Tucker
  • 2nd Past Chair
    Wesley Lashbrook
  • WA Governors Safety Conference – Board Member
    Tony Howard

Section Events

The Mt. St. Helens section meetings take place on the 3rd Thursday of each month starting at 7:30am and concludes by 9:00am.  The meeting is held at the Columbia Inn, 698 NE Frontage Rd, Kalama, WA 98625.  Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Columbia Inn.  Members attend free of charge, and are responsible for covering the cost of their own meal.  Guests, and potential new ASSP members are always welcome!

Since April 2020, due to COVID 19, monthly section meetings are being held remotely via a web based media platform.  For information on how to join in on a future meeting, please contact the section chair or any section officer at the contact points below.

Section Meetings Schedule

Section Bylaws

MSH Section Executive Committee

The section executive committee meeting will take place at Columbia Inn, 698 NE Frontage Rd, Kalama, WA 98625, on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:00am to 8:00am.  The main focus of the section executive committee meeting will be to establish the monthly section meeting agenda items, make final programming/speaker preparations and handle any section business as required on behalf of the section membership.  MSH section meeting agendas are generally provided via email from the section chair, one week prior to the scheduled monthly meeting.  Please contact the MSH Section Chair for meeting call in options if you are unable to attend the monthly executive committee meeting in person.

MSH Section Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Section meeting agendas and draft meeting minutes are sent out via email through the section chairs monthly correspondence to all members listed on the ASSP Society provided section roster.  Meeting minutes are approved at each monthly section meeting.  A call for additional agenda items also takes place at the beginning of each section monthly meeting.  If any section member has an item they would like added to the monthly section meeting, please contact the section chair at any of the contact points provided below.  The executive committee also maintains a historical database on, a cloud based file management and storage system for other section related documentation and business (PDC, PDS history, etc.)

Section Meeting Minutes Here

MSH Section Mailing Address

American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
Columbia Willamette Chapter (CWC)
Mt. St. Helens Section (MSH Section)
PO Box 1021
Longview, WA  98632

MSH Section Webpage Update Needed?

Please contact Michael Sorensen at the following email address –