Dede Montgomery, MS, CIH, leads the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Science’s Outreach and Education Programs at OHSU, and provides industrial hygiene technical expertise to its research. She is also the outreach and education director for the NIOSH-funded Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and the board chair for the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]). Dede has more than 30 years’ experience as an industrial hygienist and safety and health professional working in both government and the private sector, and is a Certified Industrial Hygienist. She received her M.S. in public health from the University of Washington and her B.A. in Biology from the University of Montana. Dede is the current vice president of the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals and sits on ASSP’s Council on Professional Affairs and its Total Worker Health Task Force.