Mt. Baker Section

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.  Due to COVID-19 our meetings are currently the third Wednesday of each month at 12:00pm via Zoom.

Mt. Baker Section Executive Board Members for the 2021-2022 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.

Treasurer – Ryan Lancaster, CSP

Ryan Lancaster, CSP – Safety Manager BAI Environmental Services

Ryan is currently the Safety Manager for BAI Environmental Services, which provides a full range of industrial maintenance and environmental services to Pacific Northwest businesses. Ryan graduated from Central Washington University (CWU), with a Bachelor of Science-Major in Safety and Health Management, Minor in Business. During Ryan’s time at Central he completed two summer internships with Dunkin & Bush (now Partner Industrial). Ryan worked at Johansen Construction Company as a Safety, Health & Environmental Engineer from 2014-2019. Ryan currently holds the Certified Safety Professional certification (CSP), from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP). He has been a member of the CWU Student Section, Puget Sound and Mt. Baker Chapters of the ASSP. Over the last ten years, he has served in various roles at each chapter, most notably chapter president for the 2017-2018 year at the Puget Sound Chapter.

Secretary – Stephanie Sedlak, CSP

Stephanie Sedlak, CSP- Health and Safety Superintendent at BP Cherry Point Refinery

Stephanie is currently working at the BP Cherry Point Refinery in Blaine, WA. She has been in the Health and Safety field for 9 years with BP, including 5 years at their Ohio facility as a Safety Advisor. Stephanie’s experience has been concentrated in Refining with exposure to LOTO, Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry, Radiation Safety, and Construction Safety.

Stephanie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Management from the University of Findlay, a Master’s degree in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management from Eastern Kentucky University, and the designation of CSP. She has been an ASSP member since 2014.

Member at Large– Alicia Beck

Alicia Beck – Safety Coordinator IMCO Construction

Alicia Beck is a Health, Safety and Environmental Specialist with over 12 years of consulting experience to upstream oil & gas, power and manufacturing industries and construction. Her primary areas of expertise include: OSHA & CALOSHA regulatory compliance, construction demolition and site decontamination, H&S regulatory compliance, incident investigations, and reporting, H&S training program development and implementation, H&S facility planning and development of site manuals, and H&S facility compliance audits.

Alicia grew up in Bellingham and now lives in Ferndale.  She is married to Rick, has two kids, Madison and Ricky and two miniature Labradoodles. When not working at IMCO Construction as a Safety Coordinator, you can find Alicia boating, running or watching some type sports. And…Go Cougs!

Member at Large – Thomas D’Angelo, OHST

Thomas D’Angelo, OHST – BP Cherry Point Refinery – Senior Safety Advisor

Thomas is currently the Senior Safety Advisor for the BP Cherry Point Refinery in Blaine, WA. He has over 16 years of experience in the Refining industry. Prior to entering Refining he served as a Firefighter and EMT. Thomas is an active HAZMAT Technician on the Specialized Emergency Response Program (S.E.R.P) – Hazardous Materials Unit. Thomas has extensive experience and competency for Emergency Response, Direct Reading Gas Detection Equipment, Fall Prevention Programs, Safety Training,  and Human Performance/Factors. Thomas is pursuing a degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University and carries the designation of OHST. He has been an active ASSP Member since 2015.