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 award- ed 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, cur- rent senior VP, special projects, for Quality Safety Edge, world trav- eler 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  execu- tive 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 lec- turer 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.


Scott Nova

Founding executive direc- tor of the Worker Rights Consortium, an independent labor rights monitoring organization that investi- gates 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


Charlene Obernauer

Executive director of the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, and co-found- er 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 fatali- ties 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 oversee- ing behavior-based safety interventions,  assessing organizational cultures, designing organizational management systems, and reducing human error.


A.B. Robinson

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 fol- lowers. 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 direc- tors of the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability.

Vice chair of the U.S. del- egation for the ISO 45001 standards-setting pro- cess. 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.


Jim Spigener


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 transfor- mation 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 occu- pational health and safety management systems, responsible for developing the ISO 45001 occupa- tional safety and health management system stan- dard. 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