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Annual Safety Meetings

On October 19th and 26th Long Painting Company offices in Vancouver and Kent, Washington held their Annual Safety Meetings.

Dan Roush, The Director of Environmental Health & Safety kicked off both meetings. He indicated to the crowd, that this is one of the safest companies he has ever worked for. Safety Awards were also presented to employees who worked safely and were injury free.

President, John Fisher addressed employees by letting them know to go “Back to the Basics”. He stressed how important it is to focus on the following:

  • Solid Estimates and Job Packages
  • Creating a Well-Executed Plan
  • Pay Attention to Safe Means and Methods
  • Have an Efficient Process
  • Focus on Attention to Quality of Work and Getting it Right the First Time
  • Project Management Must be Engaged


He also asked employees to not be afraid to share ideas; if they know of better ways to do something, share it.

Service Awards and certificates were presented to the following employees for their dedicated service to Long Painting Company:

President, John Fisher was presented a special award for serving 30 YEARS! 

20 Years

Sean Craig, Project Manager

Dede Hungerford, Administrative Assistant

Rich Jendrick, Commercial Superintendent


15 Years

Timothy Johnson, Commercial Foreman

Chris Laduke, Industrial Foreman

Fekadu Weldemichael, Commercial Journeyman


10 Years

Brad Cassidy, Commercial Estimator

Larry Goebel, Industrial Foreman

Brian Nelson, Commercial Journeyman

Brian Valek, Industrial Foreman


5 Years

Samuel Cano, Commercial Journeyman

Matt Champion, Industrial Foreman

Mitch Doney, Industrial Foreman

Jarrad Hackman, Industrial Foreman

Kyle Hockert, Project Manager

Shaun Holowati, Industrial Foreman

Binh Nguyen, Commercial Painter

Hank Otto, Industrial Foreman

Ivan Parra, Commercial Foreman

Kurt Ribail, Industrial Foreman

Tony Rivera, Service Center Mechanic

Maurilio Venegas, Commercial Foreman


A few of the raffle prize winners were:

Sherwin Williams Gift Cards

  • Beau Bendel
  • Mario Castaneda
  • Isaac Edgar
  • Erik McCanna
  • Musa Nsegumire
  • Morgan Peterson
  • Tony Rivera
  • Rick Santos
  • Anthony Schmidt
  • Warren Singleton
  • Rich Smokovich
  • Chris Trousdale


I-Fly Gift Cards

  • Aaron Thompson


Painter Grips

  • Jermie Ali
  • Brad Cassidy – He handed his set to Journeyman, Fekadu Weldemichael
  • Jody Day- Graciously gave his to Apprentice, Jose Castellanos
  • Dede Hungerford – Offered her set to Apprentice, David Lepesha
  • Joseph Langley- Passed his winnings on to Journeymen, Yousseff Hakoum
  • Peter Mubiru
  • Nguyen Tran

Redwing Boots Gift Card

  • Ryan Cramer- Kindly gave his gift card to Apprentice, Chris Hoss
  • Doug Hungerford
  • Freddy Mendoza
  • Kris McCuen


LPC Swag Bag

  • Kari Bracken
  • Mike Ford
  • Tam Samara
  • CJ Schwab