Region III Vice President Candidate
G. Alan Brown, CSP, CPEA
G. Alan Brown, CSP, CPEA, is a health supervisor at Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA Inc. He is a competent, experienced safety professional in both academic and practical areas of safety, health, industrial hygiene and training. Alan’s supervisory skills are within the fire, safety and health departments both represented and nonrepresented, and he is knowledgeable of state workers’ compensation laws with self-insured claims and reserves of more than $2.5 million. He has daily involvement with OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations. Alan’s refinery experience includes plant-wide safety, health and industrial hygiene responsibilities for the 270MM barrel per day facility.
Alan is responsible for contractor safety and orientation management in addition to plant-wide responsibilities for industrial hygiene monitoring, PPE and asbestos. He is a radiation safety officer for the refinery Texas Department of State Health Services nuclear license. He has specific duties for TSCA inventory reporting under Section 8c, Fire Brigade organization and training at Lamar University, HMIS implementation plant-wide and incident investigation through SCAT and TapRoot.
He has been an ASSE member since 1976. Alan also has participated in the Industrial Safety Training Council, board member, vice president, AIHA, National Petroleum Refiners Association and Golden Triangle Business Roundtable Safety Committee.
Alan has held many positions within ASSE. He was a charter member of the Imperial Calcasieu Chapter and received the Sabine Neches Safety Professional of the Year Award in 2005. He has been president of the Sabine Neches Chapter and currently serves on the executive committee. He was
elected Region III Vice President (2011-13).
I am so proud to be involved with ASSE as we have grown past 35,000 members and excelled in important areas such as the new Body of Knowledge provided by Society. We have seen the best EVER PDC celebration in Chicago for our 100 year anniversary where we achieved the MOST ever attendees, the largest EVER number of vendors and the BEST ever celebration gala. In Denver, we again exceeded our expectations with another record breaking number of exhibitors.
In Region III, we have begun the road to recovery with a successful PDC held at the Hurst Conference Center where we achieved our goal to provide a quality program to our members. The speaker venue was received by attendees as the best they have encountered, even when compared to the Society PDC. Our recovery will continue with the planned Student Leadership Conference scheduled for April 2013.
Our future depends on those we are grooming to take over as volunteers to our Society. Providing quality student leadership programs is one way to assure that we have qualified members ready to take over those positions within our Chapters, Regions and Society being vacated by retiring members.
If elected, I will strive to assure that Region III continues the road to recovery through quality programs and effective leadership. We will use the successful PDC held in Hurst as a stepping stone to the next successful program as we advance our message to protect our people, property and the environment.