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Wesley Lashbrook, MS, CSP, CIH, FAIHA

Wesley Lashbrook

Biography

Wesley Lashbrook, MS, CSP, CIH, FAIHA, Senior Partner, Safety Professional and IH for G.E.W. He has a M.S. in Environmental Health and Adult Education from Oregon State University and is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Safety Professional (CSP) in Comprehensive Practice (examination). He is a Professional Member of ASSP and a Fellow of the AIHA.

For forty years he has assisted numerous organizations throughout the United States, in the public and private sectors. He’s managed projects from inception to commercialization of interactive risk assessment software; mass/energy balance for optimizing resources, and EHS cost analysis modeling.

His professional leadership positions and awards include:

  • Communities of Practice Vice Chair, Chapter Vice, President Elect, President, Section Vice, Chair Elect, Chair, and Industrial Hygiene Specialty Practice Administrator.
  • Vice Chair and Chairman AIHA National Safety Committee
  • Secretary AIHA National Occupational Environmental Medicine Committee
  • AIHA Fellow
  • Chapter, Section Safety Professional of the Year
  • Outstanding AIHA Service Award: development of Worker Fatigue Roundtable
  • Education Chair, Portland Area, Pacific NW AIHA
  • President, Silicon Forest Safety Professionals
  • Director, Pacific NW Semiconductor Safety Association
  • Industry Chair, Benton County, Hazardous Materials Response Plan
  • Board of Directors of the Silicon Forest Safety Professionals
  • Northwest Liaison - Semiconductor Safety Association

Wes spent 43 years as a Reserve USAF officer enlisting as an Airman Basic and retiring as a Colonel. Is a veteran of both the Bosnian and Iraq conflicts. Currently (for the past 30 years) assists the USAF as an Academy Liaison Officer, helping and interviewing applicants to the USAF Academy.

Platform Statement

In this role I will endeavor to assist Area 2 Chapters to develop, implement and maintain ASSP priorities to position each Chapter for growth and success.

My personal mission will be to assist in creating and/or encouraging a forum for safety, and health professionals to network and establish communications between all of us, that raises the quality of the Region’s worker safety and health protection, and regulatory compliance.

I also believe we have a responsibility to our Chapters to show value to be successful. One area of benefit I would like to explore is to is to expand our integration of Society’s Community products. With my experience as Vice Chair of the Council of Practice Specialties, I would like to explore incentivizing our Community ideas and implementing them to the Chapters.

I have thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity and my time serving in leadership in the Practice Specialties, the Chapter and Section level. It gave me the opportunity to better understand the needs of our ASSP membership and I wish to bring these “lessons learned” to all of the Chapters within my Area and Region. Though the use of this gained experience and fostering member teamwork I wish to work together with our excellent existing team to achieve and expand our continuing success. Though collaboration and sharing of our experiences, together with our excellent leadership at Society, I wish to help expand on our accomplishments and further our successes.

In summary, I would like to aid our Chapters so we can work together to continue the great work our Region has achieved.  I am very excited to have the opportunity to serve as the Region 1 Area 2 Director and asking for your support.

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