Santiam Section

Photo: Bryon Snapp

Upcoming Meetings Schedule

Next Meeting: Factory Tour / Package Corporation of America (PCA)

Presenter: Erica Frey-Hoyer, Safety Director, Package Corporation of America, Salem Oregon Campus

Description: The PCA facility is a custom fiberboard box manufacturer in Salem Oregon that is a participant in Oregon OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). This tour is designed to showcase how production, profit, safety and health can successfully co-exist.

When: Tuesday, February 12th (Tour begin at 3:00 pm. Ends approximately 5:00 pm.) Informal get-together after the tour at Gilgamesh Brewery for good food and great beverages!

Where: Package Corporation of America
2121 Madrona Ave., SE, Salem Oregon 97302
(Parking is limited) Recommend parking at Gilgamesh and walking or carpooling to the PCA site next door.

Cost: Membership meetings are free for both ASSP members and non-members.

Size Limit: This event is limited to 25 participants.  You can reserve a spot by sending an email to: Be sure to include in the subject line: “PCA Tour”.

Members and Guests, Thank you for being a member or guest of the Santiam Section of the Columbia-Willamette Chapter. We want to take this opportunity to invite you to our monthly meetings. Guests are always welcome. We would like to see more people at our meetings and welcome your input.

  • Do you have recommendations for speakers and topics?
  • Do you regularly attend our monthly Santiam Section meetings? (Why or why not?)
    • If not, What would motivate you to attend the meetings?.
    • How are the meeting time and location for you?
  • What would you like to see the Santiam Section do to support the safety profession locally and you in your professional development? In the past, we have had an AED grant for schools, hosted Professional Development Conferences, hosted webinars, and hosted a CSP study group.

Please email your suggestions and comments to our Section at

Upcoming Meeting Topics

  • March 12, 2019 (NO MEETING – GOSH Conference)
  • April 9, 2019 (Topic: TBD)
  • May 14, 2019 (Topic: TBD)
  • June 11, 2019 (Topic: TBD)
  • July 9, 2019 (Topic: TBD)
  • (NO MEETING in August)


Upcoming Elections:

[Available Section Meeting Minutes:

Executive Committee

The Santiam Sections’ Executive Committee meets on the Thursday the week after the membership meeting each month. This is usually the third Thursday but is sometimes the fourth Thursday. Guests are always welcome.

boradway-coffee-houseWe meet at 7:00 AM at the Broadway Coffeehouse, located at 1300 Broadway Street NE, Salem.

The dates for the upcoming Santiam Section Executive Committee meetings are:

  • February 21, 2019
  • March 21, 2019
  • April 18, 2019
  • May 23, 2019
  • June 20, 2019
  • Aug 15, 2019

ASSP Santiam Section Bylaws:

Available Executive Meeting Minutes:


  • Chairperson
    David Douglas

  • Chairperson-Elect
    Michiel Majors

  • Vice Chairperson
    Nathan Taylor

  • Secretary
    Paula Phelps

  • Treasurer
    David Davidson

  • Past Chairperson
    Andy Rohner, CSP

  • 2nd Past Chairperson
    Bryon Snapp, CSP, ASP