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

Photo of Lyndsay Salmi, gift shop manager at the Astoria Column.

Lyndsay Salmi

MANAGER

“Working at the Column is the most rewarding job I’ve ever had. I work with the most encouraging and appreciative group of people, and I love speaking with our guests from around the world.”

JessicaOeser

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

Easton Barendse

ASSOCIATE

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

Natalie-Benthin

Natalie Benthin

ASSOCIATE

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

Susan-Bones

Susan Bones

ASSOCIATE

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

Shawn-Byrd

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

Fred Pynes

MANAGER AND HOST
Jim

Jim Richardson

PARKING AND MAINTENENCE TECHNICIAN
Bob-Barr

Bob Barr

PARKING ATTENDENT
Kajsa-Jackson

Kajsa Jackson

PARKING ATTENDENT
Kyle-Leahey

Kyle Leahey

PARKING ATTENDENT
Jackson-Millar

Jackson Millar

PARKING ATTENDENT
Zander-Marincovich

Zander Marincovich

PARKING ATTENDENT
Hailey-OBrian

Hailey O’Brian

PARKING ATTENDENT
Jessie

Jessie Rizzi

PARKING ATTENDENT