Nancy McWilliams Honored as ASSE Fellow
Posted - Jul 22, 2016

For 32 years, Nancy J. McWilliams, CSP, ARM, provided risk management solutions in the public and federal sectors. Fifteen of those years were spent working for five federal agencies where she wrote policy and guidance documents that had significant impact. For example, in 2005, while working for the U.S. Coast Guard, she wrote the Facility Emergency Action Plan policy and guidance documents for more than 800 locations, impacting the safety of more than 40,000 Coast Guard personnel, and providing a 75% reduction in time for each facility to develop its specific facility emergency action plans. During her career, McWilliams also served as chapter officer and Region VI Vice President, and the 1996-97 ASSE President. She is now retired and volunteering her talents in the City of Virginia Beach (VA) Emergency Management Office.

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Senators Introduce Bipartisan Voluntary Protection Programs Act
Posted - May 04, 2016

Falls Church, VA – In an uncommon display of election-year bipartisanship, U.S. Senators Michael Enzi (R-WY) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) proposed legislation last week, (S. 2881) to make the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) a permanent part of the workplace safety picture.

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Region VI Safety Matters Campaign 2015-16
Posted - Jan 22, 2016

In honor of the ASSE Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Region VI has set a goal to raise $20,000 for Safety Matters Fund between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016

Current Fund Raising activities include:

• “I Love Safety” T-Shirt Sales (Chapter Level)
• Individual $25 donation during membership renewal
• Business Sponsorships
• Open to fundraising ideas

If you are interested in donating and/or participating in one or more of these campaign initiatives, please contact Michael Wolf at

More Details on the challenge here: