ISHN 50th anniversary: 50 leaders for today and tomorrow
Steven E. Lacey PhD, CIH, CSP
Current president of the American Industrial Hygiene Association. Founding chair of AIHA’s Student and Early Career Professionals Committee and plays a key role in AIHA’s IH Professional Pathways program.
Dr. Tim Ludwig
Professor of Industrial Organizational Psychology and Human Resources Master’s Program at Appalachian State University, behavior-based safety expert, writer, blogger, speaker, and founder of the annual Appalachian Safety Summit.
Scott Madar, CIH
Co-founder of ORCHSE Strategies, LLC, the Washington-based consultancy very influential with major corporate EHS programs.
Former consultant with ORC Worldwide and an OSHA compliance officer.
Jessica E. Martinez
Martinez was named co-executive director of the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health in 2016. She served as Program Coordinator for the UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health (LOSH) Program and Coordinator for the Southern California Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (SoCalCOSH). She has been awarded the Peace and Social Justice Award by the Southern California Institute for Popular Education (IDEPSCA) and the Lorin Kerr Activist Award by the OHS Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA).
She holds a B.A. in International Development Studies from UCLA and a Master of Public Health from the University of Illinois, Chicago School of Public Health.
Grainne Matthews, PhD
An expert in applied behavioral analysis, current senior VP, special projects, for Quality Safety Edge, world traveler managing behavior-based safety projects, author, and conference presenter.
Nancy M. McClellan, CIH, CHMM, MPH
Global occupational hygiene manager in the pharmaceuticals industry, current Leadership Group Member (board of directors) of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and the Global Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA), and past executive board member of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.
Regina C. McMichael, CSP, CET
Current president of The Learning Factory Inc., which offers “safety training ninja” and “peace, love and safety” training.
Celeste Monforton, DrPH, MPH
Prolific blogger on The Pump Handle, “a water cooler for the public health crowd” since 2006 and lecturer at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health. Also is project director of the Beyond OSHA Project, funded by the Public Welfare Foundation. Served on the investigation panel of the Upper Big Branch mine disaster in 2010-2011.
Founding executive director of the Worker Rights Consortium, an independent labor rights monitoring organization that investigates working conditions in factories around the world. The WRC promotes compliance with internationally recognized labor standards on behalf of more than 175 universities and colleges. An expert in international trade, labor rights and corporate accountability
Executive director of the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, and co-founder of the New York Health Nail Salons Coalition. Appointed to the Manhattan Borough President’s Construction Safety Task Force in 2015, created after a spike in New York City construction fatalities that same year.
Chuck Pettinger, PhD
Process change leader at Predictive Solutions, an expert in safety analytics and culture change interventions.
Charles Redinger, PhD CIH
President of Redinger 360 since 1991, a leader in risk management systems and performance measurement. Member of the CDC/NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors. Currently focused on “future-ready” companies that are risk-resilient and able to anticipate and respond to emerging risks.
Patricia Reed, CSP
EHS manager at GE Oil & Gas and administrator of ASSE’s Blacks in Safety Engineering Common Interest Group. First African-American female president of ASSE’s Gulf Coast Chapter.
Steve Roberts, PhD
Co-founder and senior partner with Safety Performance Solutions; world traveler overseeing behavior-based safety interventions, assessing organizational cultures, designing organizational management systems, and reducing human error.
VP, Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality at LeChase Construction. Driving force behind “Injury Free Environment” initiative that cut injury and illness rates by 50% in less than two years. Improved company culture and slashed workers’ comp costs from $31 million to $3 million annually.
J.A. Rodriguez, Jr. CSP, SGE
A senior manager of EHS at Raytheon Company and CEO of Make My Day Strategies, LLC. Author of the book, “Not Intuitively Obvious – Transition to the Professional Work Environment.”
Deborah Roy, MPH, RN, CSP, CET
Director of Health, Safety and Wellness at L.L. Bean since 2007. Has written extensively and presented on occupational health, safety and prevention. A specialist in wellness programs and addressing risk factors of the aging workforce.
Jennifer Sahmel, MPH, CIH, CSP
Principal health scientist in human health risk assessment and workplace health and safety for Cardno ChemRisk. Worked in the EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics from 2000 to 2003.
David Sarkus, MS, CSP
Safety speaker, leadership consultant, safety coach and author. A regular blogger with more than 1,100 followers. Travels the globe giving keynote speeches and workshops. Author of “The Safety Coach Playbook” and “The Safety Coach: Unleash the 7 Cs for World-Class Safety Performance.” First wrote about servant leadership in 1996.
Kathy Seabrook, CSP
President and founder of Global Solutions, Inc. and chair of the board of directors of the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability.
Vice chair of the U.S. delegation for the ISO 45001 standards-setting process. President of ASSE 2013-2014. Has been on the national faculty of ASSE since 1996.
Kevin Slates, EdD, MPA, BS, CSP
Professor of safety and health at Indiana University. Influential mentor, active ASSE leader, and an expert in occupational health and OSHA regulations.
Sr. VP at DEKRA Insights (formerly BST) since 1990. One of the most experienced coaches of senior executives about safety leadership and culture change in the field. Prolific author and speaker.
Victor Toy, CSP, CIH
Owner and principal of Insyst OH&S and former manager of global transformation and strategy (health promotion, health, safety and medical) for IBM.
Current chair of ANSI’s U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Project Committee 283 on occupational health and safety management systems, responsible for developing the ISO 45001 occupational safety and health management system standard. Founding member of the California Industrial Hygiene Council.
Ather Williams, Jr.
VP of Worldwide Health & Safety at Johnson & Johnson from 1995 to 2006. During 41-year career mentored first line manager to senior executives. Current managing partner, On Point Consulting & Coaching, specializing in senior executive performance coaching. Widely respected, high-profile champion of workplace health and safety