Community Involvement


WALSTEAD MERTSCHING PS is extremely proud of our local community.  Our attorneys and staff members are dedicated to the area in which we live and work.  This is evidenced by the many non-profit organizations, service and church groups in which we participate, volunteer and/or support. Below are some examples of those organizations.

Some of the following organizations named are linked to outside websites.  If you choose to follow any of these links you will be leaving WALSTEAD MERTSCHING PS’ website.  WALSTEAD MERTSCHING PS is not responsible for content or security at links outside of the WALSTEAD MERTSCHING PS website.

Adult Development Center, President and Board Member
American Cancer Society
American Heart Association
AWANA (Youth Program)
Bethany Lutheran Church
Butler Acres Elementary, Good Morning Club Volunteer
Calvary Community Church, Member
CAP (Lower Columbia Community Action Council)
Cascade Middle School, Board Member
Catholic Community Services
Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, Board Member & Vice-President of Legal Affairs
Community Home Health & Hospice
Community House on Broadway
Cowlitz County CERT (Civilian Emergency Response Team)
Cowlitz County Community Network Board, Board Member
Cowlitz/Wahkiakum County Relay for Life
Cowlitz County Slow Pitch Association, Board Member
Cowlitz Volleyball Club, Volunteer Coach & Support Staff
Cowlitz Youth Baseball Coach
Cowlitz/Wahkiakum Legal Aid, Board Member
Disabled American Veterans
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Task Force
Estate Planning Council of Southwest Washington
“Every 15 Minutes” Drug/Alcohol Prevention Program for Local High Schools
Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
FISH (Friends In Service to Him), Member of Board of Directors
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Girl Scouts – Brownie Troop Leader
Goal One Coalition Intern and Board Member
Goodwill Industries
Grace Community Church in Woodland
Immaculate Heart of St. Mary Church
Kalama City Library
Kelso High School Cheer Booster Club, Treasurer
Kelso High School Senior Class Committee
Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
Kelso Rotary
Kelso Youth Soccer, Sponsor
Lance Armstrong Livestrong Foundation
Legal Aid Volunteer Attorney
Lewis County Mediation Center
Lewis County Youth Summit
Lewis River Life Hope Pregnancy Center, Board of Directors
Longview Committee for the Activities/Senior Center, Chairman
Longview Community Church
Longview Country Club, Board of Directors
Longview Jaycees, Board Member
Longview Junior Service League Member and Chair – Teddy Bear Breakfast
Longview Kiwanis, Past President
Longview Pioneer Lions, President
Longview Rotary
Longview Ski Club
Longview Soccer Club Volunteer
Longview Youth Soccer Coach
Lower Columbia College Foundation
Lower Columbia Contractors Association, Executive Board
L.P.G.A. Safeway Classic Ladies Golf Tournament Volunteer
Lutheran Church Leadership Work
Mark Morris High School Foundation
Mark Morris High School Booster Club, Board Member, Past Vice President
Mark Morris High School, Concessions Supervisor
Mark Morris High School Volleyball Program
Mark Morris High School/R.A. Long High School Senior Party Committee
Meals on Wheels
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Muscular Sclerosis Foundation
Olympic Elementary School Volunteer
Portland Bridge Pedal Sponsored by Providence Hospital benefitting their Heart and Vascular Institute
Puget Sound Blood Center
Race for the Cure
Relay for Life Cancer Walk
Residential Resources, Board Member
Riverview Elementary School, Parent Volunteer
Robert Gray Elementary School, PTO Board Member
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
St. Rose Catholic Church
St. Rose Parish School, Parents Club Board Member
St. Rose Parish School, Commission Board Member
St. Rose Parish School, Auction Subcommittee Chair
St. Rose Parish School, Youth Basketball Volunteer
St. Vincent De Paul Volunteer
Salvation Army
Strategic Christian Services (International Organization), Board Member
Suicide Prevention Program
Toledo High School, Youth Volleyball Camp
United Way
Lower Columbia CAP – Walk ‘N Knock Food Drive
Washington State Bar Association
Woodland Rotary
YMCA Youth Sponsor, Basketball and Indoor Soccer Coach


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