American Society of Safety Engineers’ Trudy Goldman Begins Term as President of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training.
Des Plaines, IL (September 6, 2006) — American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Manager of Education and Program Development, Trudy Goldman, ARM, begins her term this month as president of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). She has been an IACET board member since 2000.
Goldman has a broad management background with concentration in the areas of association management and health care risk management. She previously served as risk manager for the University of Illinois at Chicago and as executive director of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM). She received an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation from the Insurance Institute of America. A past-president of the Healthcare Risk Management Society of Metropolitan Chicago, Goldman was awarded the designation of Fellow from ASHRM. Goldman received her B.S. in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Created by a national task force in 1968, IACET is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. The association’s training criteria is recognized worldwide as the universal standard for continuing education. IACET’s mission is to promote and enhance quality in continuing education and training through research, education and standard setting. IACET certification is the standard learners seek for quality continuing education and training and its criteria and guidelines are the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide.
ASSE is an authorized provider of continuing education, approved by IACET. The authorized provider status recognizes that ASSE can award Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to attendees for training completed at ASSE seminars, workshops and symposia at the national, regional and chapter levels. Upcoming ASSE professional development events from Goldman’s department include the Nov. 16-17 Solutions in Safety Through Technology Symposium in Scottsdale, AZ and the January 21-27, 2007 SeminarFest in Las Vegas featuring 45 seminars.
Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the largest and oldest professional safety organization and has more than 30,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members who manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor and education. For more information check ASSE’s website at www.asse.org.