Mt. Baker Section of the American Society of Safety Professionals, Puget Sound Chapter

Watch for our monthly meeting announcements.  We normally meet at Bob’s Burgers and Brew in Burlington on the third Wednesday of each month from 6:00-8:00PM.

Mt. Baker Section Executive Board Members for the 2018-2019 Section Year

Chairperson – Karma Reavis, CSMP

Currently serves as the Chairperson of the Mt. Baker Section of ASSP. Safety is a passion. Part of that includes learning and sharing new ideas or laws. Karma is able to find interesting speakers on just about any topic. She is happy to give another year to the Chapter as Chair.

Karma has been involved with Safety for over 25 years. Most of that time was spent as the Human Resources Manager too. Karma works for Samson as the Corporate SH&E Coordinator. This includes responsibility for a plant in Louisiana as well. It means she has a true generalist background. In 2018, she is tackling taking the Ferndale plant through the self-insurance process for worker compensation.

TreasurerRoger Maneval

Rodger L. Maneval, Treasurer, Mount Baker Section of the American Society of Safety Engineers 28-year member of the American Society of Safety Engineers 15 years BCSP Certified Safety Professional 35.5 years prior Safety and Industrial Insurance experience:

13 years currently as a Senior Safety Specialist for the Risk Management/Safety Division of Snohomish County Government 15.5 years TOC Management Services (employer association)-Safety Consultant 4 Years Department of Labor and Industries Worker Compensation-Investigator 3 years Department of Labor and Industries-Logging Safety Inspector.

Secretary – Debra Crowe, CSP

Debra Crowe, CSP- Regional Reporting, Inc. – Quality Control Specialist

Debra has 30 years of Loss Control Management and Occupational Health & Safety experience. Her first 8 years at UNOCAL Research Center in Brea, CA provided for a wealth of safety experience in the petrochemical industry (including Process Safety Management), followed by 4 years in nutraceutical manufacturing (LOTO, Machine Safety, Forklift Safety) before adventuring into the world of loss control, working with several insurance companies. This experience provided working with a multitude of industries as well as commercial insurance coverages including Workers’ Compensation, Environmental, General Liability, and USL&H.

Debra holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science, Environmental Science concentration and an Occupational Health & Safety Certificate from University, Irvine, CA. Debra has been an ASSP member for over 25 years. She has served as various ASSP executive committee chairs, both in California and Washington. She currently is serving as Mt. Baker Section Secretary.

Member at Large – Lindsay Bell

Lindsay Bell is a Health and Safety Engineer at Hexcel Corporation. Lindsay is in Hexcel’s Early Career Program. The Hexcel Early Career Program is a highly coveted 3-year rotational program that partners recent graduates with exceptional professionals in the industry as they engage in complex and critical projects. As part of this program Lindsay has completed rotations as a Production Supervisor and Safety Engineer. In her current rotation she is working as a Continuous Improvement Engineer. Lindsay holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Medical Geography from the University of Florida and a Master of Public Health degree in Health, Safety, and Environment from the University of South Florida. She currently holds the Associate Safety Professional designation (ASP) and is working toward her CSP.

Member at Large – Richard Thody

Richard Thody-Intuitive Safety Solutions, Inc. – Sr. Safety and Loss Control Manager

Richard has over 20 years’ experience in Loss Control Management and Occupational Health & Safety Management. In the beginning Richard spent 12 years working in Bristol Bay, Alaska serving in industrial plant maintenance & facilities construction and in this capacity his position evolved into governmental regulations management (OSHA, EPA, USCG) and specifically workplace occupational health & safety. It became apparent that to continue working in these roles furthering his education was necessary. Richard graduated from Central Washington University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Loss Control Management with emphasis in Occupational Health, Safety & Environment. Since College Richard has held positions in the following industries:

  • Specialty Workers Compensation Insurance Loss Control
  • Heavy Civil Construction (roads, residential site prep, irrigation and underground)
  • Large Scale Hydro Power Generation & Turbine Upgrades
  • Federal Government USACE, USN, USGC, BPA Construction Projects
  • Safety and Health Consultant