Practice Specialties - Management


The Management Practice Specialty (MPS) focuses on management, supervisory, safety program oversight, culture, leadership issues and much more. MPS works with chapters to develop management-related programs and sponsors ASSE sessions at various educational events.


The Management Practice Specialty is sponsoring several sessions at Safety 2017. Click here to see the complete list. Be sure to put them on your calendar.

Did you miss the Management Practice Specialty Open Web Meeting?

You can still find out what's happening in the MPS and hear member Jonathan Klane's presentation on "Planning for Active Shooter and the Campus Safety CommitteeClick here for a recording of the event.

ASSE Members, join today for just $20!

  • Network via social media, conference calls and annual meetings
  • Connect with top industry professionals
  • Access digital technical publications
  • Request advisory committee guidance and advice
  • Review conference speaking proposals
  • Share or seek knowledge through mentoring services
  • Enhance your resume through volunteer opportunities
  • Publish your knowledge to earn recertification points

Sample Article

Epic Fail: It Is OK... Sometimes
Experimentation and innovation are essential ingredients in an effective approach to environmental health and safety. Do not withdraw from this approach out of fear of failure.

MPS Mentoring Program

The goal of the MPS mentoring program is to connect mentors with mentees. This pairing is designed to encourage and empower mentees to more effectively advance their careers through alignment with identified business objective, skill development, career considerations, and networking. Click here for more info.


Volunteer Advisory Committee
Administrator: Anita Muller
Assistant Administrator: Maureen Johnson
Content Coordinator: OPEN
Secretary: Patricia Reed
Membership Chair: Fred Bonewell and Brian Weatherly
Awards & Honors Chair: OPEN
Professional Development Chair: Jonathan Klane
Body of Knowledge Chair: Taylor Abel
Website/Social Media Chair: Stanley Geist
Mentoring Chair: Joe Tavenner
Technical Question Coordinator: Joe Tavenner

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