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2023 Awards and Honors Showcase

Membership

ASSP Fellow 2023

The Honor of Fellow is ASSP's most prestigious honor. It recognizes significant commitment, achievement and leadership in the occupational safety and health (OSH) profession. Meet our new Fellows.

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Roger C. Jensen
Ph,D., J.D., CSP, CPE, FASSP

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Bruce Lyon
P.E., CSP, ARM, SMS, CHMM, FASSP

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Georgi Popov
Ph.D., CSP, SMS, QEP, ARM, CMS, FASSP, FAIHA

Individual Awards 2023

ASSP offers a multitude of awards to individuals who make great contributions to the safety profession and who drive excellent results within their organizations or for ASSP.

Safety Professional of the Year
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Subba Rao Palagummi, CSP, CMIOSH, F.S.Eng., CSP

 

Thomas F. Bresnahan Standards Medal
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Terry W. Krug, M.S., CSP

 

Charles V. Culbertson Outstanding Volunteer Service Award
Ronald C. Brandon, M.S., M.A., CSP, CHMM
Kimberly K. Gamble, ASP, CHST
Bryce J. Griffler, M.Eng., CSP, ASP
Stephanie M. Gurnari, CSP
Anita Muller
Wayne Vanderhoof, CSP

 

Professional Safety Article of the Year
First Place
Travis D. Livermore, J.D., CSP
Second Place
Leslie Rex Stockel, CSP, SMS
Third Place
Bruce K. Lyon, P.E., CSP, ARM, SMS, CHMM, FASSP
Georgi Popov, Ph.D., CSP, SMS, QEP, ARM, CMS, FASSP, FAIHA

 

Council on Practices and Standards Safety Professional of the Year
Matthew Herron, M.S., P.E., CSP, CPE

 

Region Safety Professional of the Year
Region I: Stephen Thompson, ARM, COSS
Region II: Rachel Michael, M.Sc., CPE, CHSP
Region III: Krystle Hodge, CSP
Region IV: Heather Earl, CSP, CPEA, SMS
Region V: Eric W. Hallerud, M.S., CSP, ASP
Region VI: Frank J. Cruice, CSP, CRSP, CHCM
Region VII: Kristin D. VanSoest, M.B.A.
Region VIII: Caitlin (Kate) McGee
Region IX: Gbolahan Kamil Abiodun, MSC, M.S., CSP, ASHM

 

Virtual Community Safety Professional of the Year

Common Interest Groups

Blacks in Safety Excellence
Stephanie L. Johnson, CSP, CHMM

Emerging Professionals in OSH
Trynitie Thornton, CSP

Hispanic Safety Professionals
Esteban Carrera Àlvarez, M.S., M.Eng., M.S., Erg

Women in Safety Excellence
Christina Roll, M.S., CSP, CIH

Practice Specialties

Consultants
Alex Norwood, CSP, CHST, CUSP

Engineering
Lawrence J. Schulze, Ph.D., P.E., CPE

Ergonomics
Rachel Michael, M.Sc., CPE, CHSP

Fire Protection
Gabriel Miehl, M.S., CSP, CFPS, SGE

Global Operations
Subba Rao Palagummi, CSP, CMIOSH, F.S.Eng.

Healthcare
Cory Worden, M.S., CSP, CSHM, ARM, REM, CESCO

Industrial Hygiene
Wesley Lashbrook, M.S., CSP, CIH

Management
Paul Lane, CSHM

Military
Shawn Lewis, M.S., CSP, OHST

Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources
Jerry D Eubank, Ph.D., M.S., CSP, ASP, COSS, CSSM

Public Sector
Cory Worden, M.S., CSP, CSHM, ARM, REM, CESCO

Risk Management
Adrianne Pearson, ACB, CL

Training & Communications
Marilyn Hubner, Ph.D.

Utilities
Rex Butler, CSP, CIT, OHST

 

ASSP President’s Award
ASSP Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force
Ana Cammarata, CSP
Kimberly K. Gamble, ASP, CHST
William R. Geddings Jr. SMS, CESCP, OHST, CHST
Christopher Hicks, M.S., CSE
Stephanie L. Johnson, CSP, CHMM
Christina Roll, M.S., CSP, CIH
Robert Sharp, CMIOSH

 

ASSP Foundation Distinguished Service Award
Sarah Martino
Eric R. Sachleben, CSP
ASSP Foundation Next Generation Board Samantha Wooten Memorial Award
Allison Short, CSP, CIT
Outstanding Student Section
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Second place: Murray State University
Third place: Millersville

Virtual Community Awards

Our common interest group and practice specialty communities provide accessible, virtual opportunities for members grow their skills and knowledge and build inclusive safety cultures. Our gold and platinum community designations recognize those virtual communities that meet rigorous standards of excellence. These communities serve as strong role models for others.

Gold 2022-23

Common Interest Groups

Hispanic Safety Professionals Common Interest Group
Luz Marin, Ph.D., CSP, ASP

Practice Specialties

Engineering Practice Specialty Practice Specialty
Marjory Anderson, CSP

Platinum 2022-23

Common Interest Groups

Blacks In Safety Excellence
Jennette Jackson

Women In Safety Excellence
Camille Oakes,CSP, SMS, CIT

Practice Specialties

Consultants
Alexis Flink, MSC, CSP, OHST

Ergonomics
Anuja Patil, CSP, CPE

Fire Protection
Chris Butts, P.E., ARM

Global Operations
Sanjay Jaiswal, CSP, CIH, SMS, CIT

Healthcare
Maralee Sartain, CSP, ASP

Industrial Hygiene
Peter Engelbert, CSP, CIH, CHST

Management
Stacey Brooks, CSP, CHMM, CPEA

Military
Marjorie McDonald, CSP

Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources
Jeffrey Citrone, CSP, CIH

Public Sector
Steven Guillory, Jr, Ph.D., CSP, CSHM

Utilities
Jeremy Presnal, CSP, CHST, OHST

Chapter Awards

Our chapters give our members an opportunity to put their passion to work and get involved with their local professional community. Platinum chapters meet rigorous standards of excellence and serve as strong role models for other chapters.

Platinum 2022-23
Arizona
Brandy Farris Miller, Ph.D., ASP, CPE
Arkansas
Patrick Smith, Ph.D., CSP
Bakersfield
Sandra M Monroy, CHST, STS
Bayou
Cody Rink, CSP, ASP, SMS
Broken Top
Elizabeth Foott, CSP
Central Florida
Josh Densberger, CSP, ASP
Central Indiana
Greg S. Anderson, M.S.
Central New York
Elizabeth Handler, CSP
Central Ohio
Allie Jane Meyerhoefer, CSP, OHST
Central Texas
Jennifer Mary Theresa Hsu
Chesapeake
Edward Fitter
Coastal Bend
Kyle H Moulder, CSP, ASP
Colorado
Jesse James McCathron
Columbia-Willamette
James P Gibbons
East Texas
Rock Spraggins, CSP
Florida Suncoast
Michelle McIntyre, CSP, CIH, CHSP
Fort Worth
Jeanne Rannells
Genesee Valley
Jim Christiano
Greater Boston
Shawna Fraser Nagle, M.S., CSP, CHST
Greater Detroit
Linda L Zaziski
Greater San Jose
William Mark Stettiner
Greater Tidewater
Alexandria Lepock, CSP, ASP
Gulf Coast
Jeron G. Quincy, CSP
Hawaii
Jon Philip Archambeau, MSC, M.S., CSP, CIH
Heart of America
Thomas E. Metzner, CSP, ASP, CFPS, ARM
Kuwait
Mazharuddin Shaikh
Long Island
Matthew Harris
Low Country
Justin M Reese, IV, CSP, ASP, ARM
Middle Tennessee
Martin B Currie, CSP
New Jersey
Derek Smith, ASP, CHST, CIT, STSC
Nigeria
Ogechukwu Ukandu, Ph.D., CSHM, GSP
North Carolina
Ogaga J Tebehaevu, CSP, CIH
Northeastern Iowa
Kirk Dighton, M.S.
Northeastern Illinois
Greg Marquez
Northern Ohio
Robert C Gates, STSC
Northwest
Scott A Huberty, ARM
NoVA
Jamie Marie Sydykov, CSP, ARM
Oklahoma City
Ashley Harris, GSP
Orange County
Claudia Nohemi Morgado, CHST
Penn-Jersey
Ashleigh Layton, CSP
Permian Basin
Thomas Lynn Richardson, M.S., CSP
Philadelphia
John C Suter, CSP, CIH, ARM
Piedmont
Brandy Bossle Zadoorian, CSP, ASP
Puget Sound
Brent A Knight, CSP
Quad Cities
Carrie Kolodji, ARM, AINS, CRIS, AIS
Rocky Mountain
Erin Dougherty, CSP, OHST, CIT
Sabine Neches
Troy W Crow, CSP, ASP, CIT
Sacramento
Shina Begum Harun
San Francisco
Alice Oi Hang Yu, M.S., CSP, CPE
South Plains
Ketha R Molina
South Texas
Jeffrey Kirkwood, CSP, ARM
Southern Nevada
Russell Duren, ASP
Southwest
Abby Holovach, M.S.
St. Louis
Dennis M Pivin, CSP, ASP, CHST, CIT
Tarheel
Kara Van Blarcum
Three Rivers
Robert J Zima, M.S., CHST
Triad
Jennifer Calloway, CSP, CHST
Tulsa
Aaron Smith, CSP
Valley Coastal
Thomas D Logan, CSP, ARM
West Michigan
Richard A DeLeau, CHST
Western Pennsylvania
Wayne Vanderhoof, CSP
Wisconsin
Joel Dickinson

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