Oregon-Columbia Chapter Staff

Executive Director

Public and Strategic Affairs

Labor Relations

Membership Services


Safety and Education


Executive Director

Mike Salsgiver, Executive DirectorMike Salsgiver, 503-685-8305

Kari Schoonover, Executive AssistantKari Schoonover, Executive Assistant, 503-685-8318

  • Executive director support
  • Board, Executive Committee support
  • Labor Relations support
  • Office management

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Public and Strategic Affairs

John Rakowitz, Public and Strategic Affairs DirectorJohn Rakowitz, Director of Public and Strategic Affairs, 503-685-8311

Karla Holland, Communications ManagerKarla Holland, Communications Manager, 503-685-8319

Sarah Coghill, Public Policy AnalystSarah Coghill, Public Affairs Manager, 503-685-8307

Kirsten Adams, Public Affairs Counsel

Kirsten Adams, Public Affairs Counsel, 503-685-8312

  • Staff counsel for legal, legislative, and regulatory issues
  • State government relations
  • Local government relations

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Labor Relations

Jim McKune, Acting Director, 503-685-8306

  • Labor relations support (union and open shop)
  • BOLI/PWR/Davis-Bacon
  • Contract Administration Fund
  • Contract negotiation and interpretation
  • Grievance/arbitration
  • Labor management trusts
  • Collective Bargaining Council staff liaison
  • Union Contractor Council staff liaison

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Membership Services

Ali Gadbaugh, Membership Services ManagerAli Gadbaugh, Membership Services Manager, 503-685-8308

JJudy Robinson, Building Manager and Chapter Services Specialistudy Robinson, Chapter Services Specialist, 503-685-8304

  • Membership services
  • Safety and professional training

Christina Devlin, Events ManagerChristina Devlin, CMM, Events Manager, 503-685-8316

Viktoria Schulz, Events SpecialistViktoria Schulz, Events Specialist, 503-685-8314

Joan Stitt, Events AssistantJoan Stitt, Events Assistant, 503-685-8327

  • Event support

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Jennifer Brown, Assistant ControllerJennifer Brown, Controller, 503-685-8338

  • Budget and financial reporting
  • Human resources
  • Finance Committee staff liaison
  • Contract Administration Fund (CAF) accounting

Margaret Antico, Accounting Specialist, 503-685-8321

  • Volume reporting
  • Membership dues
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accounts payable

Arlene Tarin, Reception/Customer Service

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Safety and Education

Colette Evers, Director of Safety and EducationColette Evers, ARM, Director of Safety and Education, 503-685-8328

Eliot Lapidus, Safety and Health Manager, 503-685-8325
Eliot Lapidus, Safety and Health Manager

  • Overall safety and loss control team and services
  • Select accounts in Portland metro area
  • OR-OSHA and regulatory agency liaison
  • Safety awards programs
  • AGCA Safety Performance Committee staff liaison

Andrew Haymart, CHST, Occupational Hygiene Technician, 541-230-0368
Andrew Haymart, Occupational Hygiene Technician

  • Statewide occupational hygiene services

John Jean, Safety Management Consultant, 541-613-6859
John Jean, Safety Management Consultant

Chris Miller, Safety Management Consultant, 503-704-7636
Chris Miller, Safety Management Consultant

  • Portland Northwest along Hwy 30 to North Coast
  • Portland Southwest
  • Tigard, Beaverton, Hillsboro
  • Western Washington County
  • Safety awards programs

Nick Naramore, CSP, Safety Management Consultant, 503-789-6992

  • Portland Northeast (East of I-205)
  • Portland Southeast (East of I-205)
  • Milwaukie, Clackamas, Oregon City
  • Columbia Gorge
  • Eastern Oregon

Brent Pockrus, Safety Management Consultant, 503-789-7104
Brent Pockrus, Safety Management Consultant

  • South Willamette Valley
  • Eugene, Corvallis, Albany
  • Central Coast (Tillamook to Waldport)
  • SAIF Professional Development Committee Liaison

Alden Strealy, CIH, Occupational Hygiene Services, 503-789-2244
Alden Strealy, Occupational Hygiene Services

  • Statewide occupational hygiene services
  • SAIF IH Working Group staff liaison

Travis Stone, CHST, Safety Management Consultant, 503-789-6991
Travis Stone, Safety Management Consultant

  • Portland North
  • Portland Southeast (West of I-205)
  • Bend, Central Oregon
  • Southwest Washington

Kevin Wheatcroft, CSP, Safety Management Consultant, 503-894-1110
Kevin Wheatcroft, Safety Management Consultant

  • Northern Willamette Valley
  • Salem, Dallas, McMinnville, Newberg
  • Woodburn, Wilsonville, Tualatin
  • Safety and Health Council staff liaison

Staff Guide

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