Vol. 13, No. 8

As a benefit of your ASSE membership, Society Update highlights the latest Society news, activities, upcoming events and notable member achievements. Members are encouraged to submit news, announcements, questions or comments to Cathy Wegener.

Upcoming Events
August 2
Math Review
August 3-5
ASP Workshop
August 3-5
Corporate Safety Management
August 6-8
CSP Workshop
August 12
Webinar: Researching Predictive Analytics and Jobsite Safety: Key Findings
August 16
Math Review
August 17-19
ASP Workshop
August 20-22
CSP Workshop
August 26
Webinar: Risk Assessment and Hazard Control - Systems Safety and Process Safety

ASSE Election Nominations Deadline

The deadline for 2010 ASSE nominations is Aug. 15. The Society will be electing the senior vice president, vice president-finance, vice president-practices and standards, all even-numbered region vice presidents and select area directors. Members who wish to be considered for region vice president or area director must contact their regional nominations committee.

Did You Miss Safety 2009?

Eleven sessions from Safety 2009 will be available as webcast recordings. These webcasts include access to the slides, speaker audio and any videos that were part of the presentations. If you purchase all 11 sessions, you will be able to earn 1.0 CEU. For more information, contact Dan McNeill. In addition, audio recordings for most of the sessions are now available for purchase and download from Audio Visual Education Network.

Sponsor a New Member

Recruiting new ASSE members is a beneficial way to network and strengthen your professional association. Recruit new members by giving them an application or by having them apply online directly. Remember to ask your new recruits to enter your name in the sponsor blank to receive credit as the sponsor.

2008-09 Practice Specialty Safety Professionals of the Year


Christine M. Sullian, CSP, ARM
Colorado Chapter
Vice President/Risk Control Services Manager, Lockton Co. LLC
Littleton, CO


Paul G. Specht, Ph.D., CSP
Central Pennsylvania Chapter
Professor, OSEH, Millersville University
Millersville, PA


David B. Korman, CSP
New Jersey Chapter
Manalapan, NJ


Brian E. Hitt, CSP, CHMM
Northern Ohio Chapter
Owner, Hitt Consulting
Chargin Falls, OH


Mary L. Prisby
Three Rivers Chapter
EHS Manager
Elmhurst, IL

Fire Protection

R. Craig Schroll, CSP, CET, CHCM, CUSA
Central Pennsylvania Chapter
President, FIRECON
East Earl, PA


Aruna Vadgama, CSP, COHN, CPE
San Diego Chapter
Carlsbad, CA

Industrial Hygiene

David Brodie, CPE
Director of Ergonomics Services, Atlas Ergonomics
Piedmont Chapter


Stuart G. Wood, MSC, CMIOSH
Georgia Chapter
Independent Consultant
Alpharetta, GA


Donna L. Coyle
Gulf Coast Chapter
Safety Manager, Dow Chemical Company
Dickenson, TX


David J. Evans, CSP
Northwest Chapter
Area Manager Safety and Security, Cliffs Natural Resources
Forbes, MN

Public Sector

Gayle T. Carson
Wiregrass Chapter
Enterprise, AL

Risk Management/Insurance

Jim L. Newberry
Hawaii Chapter
AVP & Risk Control Manager, Island Insurance Co. Ltd.
Honolulu, HI


Mike J. Semones
West Florida Chapter
Regional Safety Manager, Brinks Inc.
Tampa, FL