Oregon Lakes Association

....a voice for quiet waters.

Andy Schaedel

Oregon DEQ, retired


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7) Sustaining
Oregon DEQ, retired
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Andy was OLA’s first President and has served as its President several other times. Andy is a retired Water Quality Manager from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality where he worked for 30 years. During this time, he managed a statewide water quality monitoring section, a surface water program development section (which included the Clean Lake Program), a science and data section and regional water quality implementation section. Prior to that, he developed Lake Management Programs for the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments and did research on the Great Lakes while working for the Great Lakes Research Division of the University of Michigan. He has a Masters of Public Health in Environmental and Industrial Health – Water Quality and Bachelor of Science in Oceanography and Zoology, all from the University of Michigan. Andy is one of the authors of the Atlas of Oregon Lakes, which describes 202 of Oregon’s largest lakes. As a recent retiree, Andy enjoys recreating on lakes throughout the country but particularly in Oregon and Michigan.
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Membership History
  • Founding Member
  • Past President
  • Past Board Member

Contact Details

10631 SW 64th Drive
City, State Zip
Portland, OR 97219

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