ASSE Region VI Liaisons Needed for 2016 PDC

It is important that each of the Region VI Chapters support and participate in the annual professional development conference each year. Chapter support is sought through two different methods; 1) Student Sponsorship and 2) Liaison Staffing / Participation. The support of each Chapter helps promote the future of the EHS profession and our young safety professionals and helps to drive down administrative costs, through Liaison support, associated with overall management of the conference sessions, speakers, and evaluations.

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Winners of the ASSE Safety Matters Challenge

We’ve made it to the conclusion of the ASSE Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Celebration and the results of the Safety Matters Challenge are in!

I want to preface this announcement by saying that we’re incredibly proud of the regions, chapters, and ASSE members who rose to the occasion and took part in the challenge. Not only did we raise a spectacular amount of funding for Safety Matters—more than $400,000—but every single region showed an increase in participation over the past year. It’s humbling to see the strength of the safety community in action and I couldn’t be happier to be a part of it.

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Congratulations to our 2016 Award Winners!

Region 6 Safety Professional of the Year
Arlene Edwards CSP
NC Chapter

Common Interest Group Safety Professional of the Year Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce
Jerry E. Rivera
National Chapter

2016 Member-Get-A-Member Top Recruiter
Mark Herberger
National Chapter

President’s Award
Jim Thornton
Greater Tidewater

Fellow 2016
Nancy J. McWilliams CSP, ARM
National Chapter