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Senior Vice President

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Linda M. Tapp

Linda Tapp

Linda M. Tapp, CSP, ALCM, CPTD, is president of SafetyFUNdamentals, an occupational safety training and consulting firm. She served on the Board of Directors as vice president of finance from 2020-23 before stepping into her current role. Tapp will be president-elect in 2024-25 and president in 2025-26.

In addition to being the Society's senior vice president, Tapp serves as a trustee of the ASSP Foundation, the Society's charitable arm, in her dual leadership role.

Tapp has more than 30 years of occupational safety and health experience. She was ASSP’s Safety Professional of the Year in 2007 and earned the Charles V. Culbertson Outstanding Volunteer Service Award in 2010. She has completed two terms as chair of the ASSP Foundation.

Tapp has authored several books, including “Make Your Safety Training Stick: Improve Retention and Get Better Results” that ASSP published in 2022. She has contributed to “The Safety Professional’s Handbook” and the Society’s “Consultants Business Development Guide.” She frequently presents at conferences across the country.

An ASSP member since 1989, Tapp has served on the Council for Professional Development, the Technical Publications Committee and in leadership positions at the chapter and practice specialty levels. She has also served as public director for the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics and director for the Literacy Volunteers of Morris County in New Jersey.

Tapp earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Drexel University and a master’s degree in environmental health from Temple University. She resides in Madison, NJ.

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