MEET OUR ONSITE TEAM

We’re here to help

From keeping our park clean and helping with parking, to staffing our gift shop, our dedicated, friendly staff is available to answer your questions and help you get the most out of your visit.

Gift shop

Lyndsay Salmi

MANAGER

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Jessica Oeser

ASSISTANT MANAGER

“I enjoy sharing the experiences with our guests and being a part of enriching their trip. I love the beauty and history that the Column represents.”

Easton Barendse

ASSOCIATE

“The best part of working here is all the people you get to meet from all over the world.”

Natalie Benthin

ASSOCIATE

“I like working here because I enjoy making people smile. I like the Column because of its view!”

Susan Bones

ASSOCIATE

“The views from the Astoria Column and talking with travelers from all over the world make my days so fun working in the gift shop”

Shawn Byrd

ASSOCIATE

“I love working at the Column because I get to work on the top of the world. The beautiful views never get old. I also feel like I’m a perfect fit up here.”

Parking and grounds

Fred Pynes

MANAGER AND HOST

Jim Richardson

PARKING AND MAINTENENCE TECHNICIAN

Bob Barr

PARKING ATTENDENT

Kajsa Jackson

PARKING ATTENDENT

Kyle Leahey

PARKING ATTENDENT

Jackson Millar

PARKING ATTENDENT

Zander Marincovich

PARKING ATTENDENT

Hailey O’Brian

PARKING ATTENDENT

Jessie Rizzi

PARKING ATTENDENT