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 Region Safety Professionals of the Year

Region I

Jack R. Iriart, CSP
Bakersfield Chapter
Environmental Health & Safety Director, Gene Watson Construction
Bakersfield, CA

Region II

George F. Wolff Jr., CSP
Colorado Chapter
Principal Safety Manager, Rule Engineering, LLC
Denver, CO

Region III

Jeffrey S. Oakley, Ph.D., CSP
Gulf Coast Chapter
Director, Gulf Coast Safety Institute Occupational Safety and Health Program, College of the Mainland
Friendswood, TX

Region IV

Jeffrey W. Spackman
Central Florida Chapter
Director, Corporate Safety & Security, Bright House Networks
Orlando, FL

Region V

Maribeth A. Anderson
Greater Chicago Chapter
Corporate Safety Manager of Operations, Sears Holdings Corp.
Chicago, IL

Region VI

Ujwal Ritwik
Kuwait Chapter
Senior Specialist, HSE, Kuwait National Petroleum Co.
Shuaiba, Kuwait

Region VII

John A. Principe III, CSP, CHCM
Central Ohio Chapter
Environmental Health & Safety Director, Denison University
Granville, OH

Region VIII

Eric J. Clouthier
Granite State Chapter
Safety Engineer, Harvey Building Products
North Hampton, NH