Pam Walaski, CSP, FASSP, is senior program director with Specialty Technical Consultants Inc. and teaches occupational safety and health courses at several universities across the country. She was a director-at-large on the Board of Directors from 2018-21 before rejoining the Board on July 1, 2022. She is an ASSP Fellow and will be Society president in 2024-25.
In addition to being the Society's president-elect, Walaski serves as vice chair of the ASSP Foundation, the Society's charitable arm, in her dual leadership role.
Walaski has 30 years of workplace safety and health experience, and has been an ASSP member since 2003. Her Society honors include the Charles V. Culbertson Outstanding Volunteer Service Award, Region VIII Safety Professional of the Year, Council on Practices and Standards Safety Professional of the Year, and article of the year awards from Professional Safety in 2011, 2017 and 2021. She resides in Templeton, PA, just outside of Pittsburgh.
Walaski is the author of “Risk and Crisis Communications: Methods and Messages” published in 2011. She was an editor of the “Consultants Business Development Guide” that ASSP published in 2015 and a section coordinator for the second and third editions of “The Safety Professionals Handbook.”
Walaski has been a presenter at ASSP’s annual professional development conference every year since 2005. She previously served on ASSP’s Finance Committee and the Council on Professional Affairs in addition to being the administrator of the Consultants Practice Specialty and president of the Western Pennsylvania Chapter.