Press Resources

For more information on occupational safety, health, and environmental issues, the SH&E profession, the annual North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH), Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day, and ASSE, please contact:

  • Diane Hurns, ASSE Public Relations Manager - (847) 768-3413 - dhurns@asse.org
  • Joanna Climer, ASSE Public Relations Specialist - (847) 768-3404 - jeclimer@asse.org

Board of Directors Biographies

  • President - Darryl C. Hill, CSP, Biography (doc)

  • President-Elect - Terrie S. Norris, CSP, ARM, CPSI, Biography (doc)

  • Senior Vice President - Richard A Pollock, CSP, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Finance - James D. Smith, M.S., CSP, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Practices & Standards - George W. Pearson, CSP, ARM, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Professional Affairs - Thomas F. Cecich, CSP, CIH, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Professional Development -Patricia M. Ennis, CSP, ARM, Biography (doc)

  • Secretary, Executive Director - Fred J. Fortman, LL.M., CAE, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Region I - Martin P. Jeppeson, CSP, ARMm, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Region II - James G. Gallup, P.E., CSP, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Region III - Gregory L. Smith, CSP, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Region IV - Michael Belcher, CSP, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Region V - Maribeth A. Anderson, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Region VI - Vincent R. Miller Jr., CSP, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Region VII - Stephanie Helgerman, CSP, Biography (doc)

  • Vice President, Region VIII - Robert E. McClay, CSP, Biography (doc)

White Papers

  • Pre-Employment Testing and Investigation for Security-Sensitive and Other Positions
  • Understanding Crisis Management
  • Comments in Response to MSHA Advance Notice of Propsed Rulemaking - Diesel Particulate Matter Exposure of Underground Metal/Nonmetal Miners
  • ASSE Support for Current NACOSH Members
  • White Paper Addressing the Return on Investment for Safety, Health and Environmental (SH&E) Management Programs
  • Use of Electronic Devices in Motor Vehicles and Safety Driving Practices
  • Reducing Impacts of International Motor Carrier and Independent Operators on Highway and Byway Accidents in the United States
  • Employees Who Work in the Home and OSHA Standards for Occupational Safety and Health

ASSE Position Statements

Through ASSE’s Board of Directors and committee approval process, the Society takes various positions on public affairs issues impacting occupational safety and health and its members’ professional practice. Some key positions taken are reflected in the following ASSE Position Statements.

  • ASSE Educational Standards Committee Safety Curriculum Guidelines
  • ASSE Government Affairs Representation of SH&E Professionals
  • Accreditation Relative to the Quality and Integrity of Safety, Health or Environmental Academic Programs
  • ASSE Intersociety Relations
  • ASSE and AIHA Joint Resolution on Title Protection
  • Control Banding and the Future of the HazCom Standard
  • Designing for Safety
  • Designing for the Environment
  • Distracted Driving in Motor Vehicles
  • Effective Reorganization for NIOSH
  • Employees Who Work in the Home
  • Ergonomics
  • Government's Occupational Safety and Health Role
  • Mold In the Indoor Working Environment
  • Reducing the Impact of International Motor Carriers and Independent Operators on Highway and Byway Accidents in the United States
  • Management and the Responsibilities of the Safety Professional
  • Return on Investment for Safety, Health and Environmental Management Programs
  • Role of Consensus Standards in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Traffic Safety