Practice Specialties - Management Practice Specialty Mentorship


Applications are accepted throughout the year. Matches are made in March and September.

Who Needs a Mentor?

Anyone interested in advancing their career. MPS is particularly motivated to match new safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals with experienced SH&E professionals. So if you can answer yes to any of the questions below, we can help you.

  • Are you changing careers?

  • Are you working toward any professional certification?

  • Are you returning to the workforce?

  • Are you a new college graduate?

  • Are you looking to expand your knowledge and experience?

How Does the Process Work?

  1. Think about your goals. What do you want out of this relationship?

  2. Talk to other people in your profession to get some ideas from them.

  3. Complete the application, giving as many specifics as you can. This will help us match you with the best mentor.

  4. Submit your application.

  5. WISE professionals will examine your application and set up the best mentoring match for you.

  6. You will be notified of your mentor’s name and contact information.

  7. The rest is up to you.

How to Become a MPS Mentor

Send your resume to Joe Tavenner.


  • Confidential: All information exchanged between matched pairs for mentoring will be held in strict confidence. You application will not be viewable to anyone outside the committee.

  • Regular Meetings: Your mentee will set up regular times to meet that are at your convenience. These can be in person, on the phone or via e-mail/instant message.

  • 6 month  Program: Teams will be matched for 6 months with an option to extend for 6 more months if both parties agree.

MPS Mentoring Committee Contacts

Joe Tavenner, Chair - (770) 262-0440

Please direct all the mentoring applications to Joe Tavenner


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