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Matt Moeller Honored by Boy Scouts of America

March 27, 2015


Dade Moeller CEO Matt Moeller recognized as the North Star Awardee by the Boy Scouts of America Blue Mountain Council[/caption]

What a lovely way to start the day -- at the annual Friends of Scouting Leadership Breakfast along with our CEO Matt Moeller, who was recognized by the Blue Mountain Council as this year's North Star Honoree. Dade Moeller sponsored a table with about 15 of us attending to support Matt's recognition within the community.

The North Star Award recognizes community leaders -- not involved in Scouting -- who make significant contributions to the community and who help build exceptional ...

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WSU Students Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Science in the Real-World Workplace

March 21, 2015


It's one thing to listen to a science lecture in a university classroom, wondering what your future degree will mean in terms of a career . . . but it's another story to actually visit a local science-based company, meet the scientists, learn about their day-to-day jobs, and get hands-on experience with their high-tech tools.

It was for this reason that we were so excited to host a small -- but mighty -- group of science students from Washington State University Tri-Cities on ...


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Tracey Shinsato Elected to Board of Directors of Local Goodwill Industries

March 20, 2015


Integrated Support Services Division Manager Tracey Shinsato has been elected to the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of the Columbia. Her new role will begin at the annual meeting on March 24, 2015. She plans to serve on the strategic planning and personnel committees.

Prior to moving to Washington and beginning employment at Dade Moeller 11 years ago, Shinsato worked at Goodwill Industries of the Great Plains in Sioux City, Iowa, serving as Vice President of Retail Operations for ...


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Roshelle Pavlin Selected as Director-Elect of Washington State Human Resources Council

March 18, 2015


Dade Moeller Human Resources Director Roshelle Pavlin has been selected as Director-Elect of the Washington State Human Resources Council, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. She will be Director-Elect in 2015, Director in 2016, and Past Director in 2017.

Pavlin became a member of the Council after joining Dade Moeller in July 2011. She served as the Council's Diversity Co-Director in 2012, Social Media Manager in 2013, and Communications Director in 2014. She also is one ...


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1.5 Million Safe Work Hours!

Feb. 3, 2015


Dade Moeller marked 1.5 million hours without a recordable injury in January 2015.Great news! As of January 1, 2015, we have worked safely for more than 1.5 million hours!

This means that we have completed another year without a recordable workplace injury!

(You may remember that we celebrated the 1.2 million safe work hour mark last year).

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, U.S. companies are required to record certain work-related injuries and illnesses.

Congratulations to each and every one of our employees for making Dade ...


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How Loud Can a K-3rd Grade Lunchroom Get? Tony Etherington Volunteered to Find Out.

Jan. 8, 2015


Every year, the Kiona-Benton schools in Washington State conduct a survey of noise levels at various locations around their facilities. For years, this survey has been conducted by the custodial staff using a phone “app.” This year, a noise level of 89dB (decibels) was determined in the elementary school’s cafeteria.

School Safety Board member Tina Etherington thought that 89dB seemed a bit higher than perhaps it should be, especially since lunchroom staff supervised multiple lunchtimes each day. When she ...


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Fred Caron's 40 Years of Service to ASSE

Jan. 7, 2015


Fred Caron has been a member of the American Society of Safety EngineersKudos to employee Fred Caron, who was recently awarded for his 40 years as a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)!

Fred belongs to the Mt. St. Helens Section of the Columbia Willamette Chapter of the society and actually was a charter member of the group. Over the past 40 years, he has held every leadership position possible in the Section and the Chapter, including serving as President of the Chapter in 1986 and Chairman of the ...


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CFO Glenn Caprio Elected Treasurer of Local United Way

Dec. 19, 2014


We are happy to announce that our Chief Financial Officer, Glenn S. Caprio, has been elected to a 1-year term as Treasurer of the United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties. Glenn currently is a member of the chapter’s Board of Directors, a position he has held since January 2012. His new role as Treasurer will begin with the first meeting of the Executive Committee, in January 2015.

The United Way chapter will be well served by Glenn’s ...


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Our HR Director Heads to Capitol Hill

Nov. 19, 2014


Our Human Resources (HR) Director, Roshelle Pavlin, will be participating in the 2014 Volunteer Leaders’ Summit this week in Washington, D.C., at the invitation of the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

On Thursday, November 20, Roshelle will represent Dade Moeller, the hundreds of human resources professionals in the state of Washington, and SHRM during meetings with U.S. Congressional staff members to discuss public policy issues related to labor standards, fair pay, and safe workplaces. Of particular ...


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What Can ONE Do?

Nov. 5, 2014


Our Richland office was so happy to once again participate in a month-long fundraising effort in support of the United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties. Our theme for the month of October was "What Can ONE Do?" and we enjoyed a great line-up of fun events throughout the month that encouraged us all to pitch in and help make our community even better!

“What Can ONE Do?” One can Give, One can Advocate, and One can Volunteer. One dollar ...

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