ASSE President Elect
Rixio E. Medina, CSP, CPP

Rixio Medina

Rixio E. Medina, CSP, CPP is Business Development Director with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. With 37 years of OSH experience in oil and gas, he has worked as Vice-President of Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Shared Services for CITGO Petroleum Corporation, BP and Mobil. Rixio was appointed by the President of the United States to serve on the Chemical Safety Board, and served four term appointments as occupational safety professional representative on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health.

Rixio holds a B.S. in Engineering Technology - Fire Protection and Safety from Oklahoma State University and a M.S. from the University of Central Missouri. He served six years on the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and was the BCSP President in 2013.

He has been a professional member of ASSE since 1991, and served as vice president Council of Professional Affairs, member on the standard development, bylaws, global, diversity and governmental affairs committees, trustee on the ASSE Foundation, ASSE Ambassador for Latin America, and held various Chapter positions at the Imperial Calcasieu Chapter. Rixio received the ASSE Fellow Honor, President’s Award, ASSE Foundation Distinguished Service Award, Diversity in SH&E Profession Award and the SPALW Significant Contributor Award.


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