Matthew Spencer, CSP, ASP, REM currently holds the role of Director HR and Safety Programs for U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. Since gaining his position in 2017, Mr. Spencer has been responsible for the strategic management of certain USPOULTRY technical services provided to or on behalf of Association members. Such professional services include, but are not limited to, worker safety, human resources, fleet safety, and employment law programs. Mr. Spencer provides technical and logistical support to the Joint Poultry Industry Safety & Health, Human Resources, and Duck Councils. Matthew represents USPOULTRY on various outside committees or boards, such as the NFPA 150 technical committee, ANSI Z490.1 advisory committee, and the NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda for Manufacturing. Mr. Spencer assists in the development of program areas related educational programs for IPPE and provides other IPPE support. Matthew prepares comments and articles for risk management positions of the Association.
Before Mr. Spencer’s current role, he held various positions in the Environmental, Health, and Safety and HR fields in a variety of industries for over eighteen years. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Safety and Health Engineering from the University of Columbia Southern. Matthew is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Associate Safety Professional (ASP) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Mr. Spencer is a Certified Professional of the Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM-CP) and has also obtained his Registered Environmental Manager (REM) Designation from the National Register for Environmental Professionals.
I am running for election as Assistant Administrator of the Training & Communications Practice Specialty. In the past year, I have served on the Training & Communications Practice Specialty as the Government Affairs Chair and Co-Professional Development Chair. In my current role of Director HR and Safety Programs for U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, I have provided professional services include, but are not limited to, worker safety, human resources, fleet safety, and employment law programs.
There are many challenges to providing suitable training to workers today. In this role, I hope to assistant the Administrator and all Practice Specialty members support the promotion of training and communication techniques that add benefit to all industries. I believe my over eighteen years of EHS experience in Manufacturing, Consulting, Agriculture, and Oil and Gas will provide benefit for different industries perspectives. I currently represent my industry on various outside committees or boards, such as the NFPA 150 technical committee, ANSI Z490.1 advisory committee, and the NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda for Manufacturing committee. I assist in the development of program areas related educational programs for industry, including online and interactive training programs. I prepare comments and articles for risk management positions on behalf of my industry.