Santiam Section

Photo: Bryon Snapp

Upcoming Meetings Schedule

Next Meeting: Walking-Working Surfaces & Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) rule update.

Presenter: Bryon Snapp, Operations & Policy Analyst / Oregon OSHA

Description: In this presentation, Bryon Snapp will provide an overview of Oregon OSHA’s newly adopted walking-working surface regulations.  Topics will include the duty to provide fall protection, design of fall protection systems, portable ladders, fixed ladders, stairs, scaffolds, platforms and training.

When: Tuesday, June 13th (Meetings begin at 7:10 am and usually end around 8:30 am)


Where: Comfort Suites – Salem
630 Hawthorne Ave. SE
Salem, OR 97301

Cost: Membership meetings are free for both ASSE members and non-members.  Breakfast is optional and $5.00.

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

  • June 13, 2017 (Topic: Walking-Working Surface & PPE Fall Protection Rules for General Industry Update)
  • July 11, 2017 Officer Installation  (Topic: Beyond Heat — Dehydration and Total Worker Health)
  • August 8, 2017 (Topic: NO MEETING / Summer Break)
  • September 12, 2017 (Topic: Implementation of an Activity Tracker Wellness Program)
  • October 10, 2017 (Topic: Oktoberfest Safety: TBA)
  • November 14, 2017 (Topic: Distracted Driving from the Transit Driver’s Perspective)
  • December 12, 2017 (Topic: Section Appreciation)

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:

  • May 18, 2017
  • June 22, 2017
  • July 20, 2017 (NO EX MEETING in JULY)
  • August 17, 2017
  • September 21, 2017
  • October 19, 2017

ASSE Santiam Section Bylaws:

Available Executive Meeting Minutes:


  • Chairperson
    Bryon Snapp

  • Chairperson-Elect
    Andrew Rohner

  • Vice-Chair
    David Douglas

  • Secretary
    Bill White

  • Treasurer
    David Davidson

  • Past Chairperson
    Peggy Munsell

  • 2nd Past Chairperson
    Ian Chase