American Society of Safety Engineers
Chapter Meeting

When: Friday, May 13
Time: 11:30am
Where: Clarion Inn in Cedar Falls

Mark your calendar. Mike Whitmore from IOSHA Consulting will be the speaker at our meeting, Friday, May 13. Mike's topic will be "What's new or changing at OSHA". The meeting will be at the Clarion Inn in Cedar Falls. Order food at 11:30 AM, meeting to follow.We will also be voting for officers for the 2016-2017 program year. Slate of officers is below.This is the last meeting of this year. Meetings resume in September. Reservations not required. Non-members are always welcome.

2016/2017 Program Year Slate of Officers for Northeast Iowa Chapter of ASSE

President: Patrick Soyer, Cincinnati Insurance Companies
Vice President: Kristy Ryan, Millhiser Smith agency
Secretary: Mark Groth, Paulson Electric Company
Treasurer: Wendel Reece, University of Northern Iowa
CoPS Chair: Marlys Nelson
Gov’t Affairs: Gordon Krueger, University of Northern Iowa

Chapter History

Founded in 1911, ASSE is the world’s oldest and largest professional safety organization. Its 33,000 members manage, supervise and consult on safety, health and environmental issues in industry, insurance, government and education. ASSE has 12 Practice Specialties and 150 chapters in the United State and abroad. For more information on ASSE, check out ASSE Home.

The North East Iowa Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers was founded in 1997, having previously been a section of the Hawkeye Chapter. Currently, the Chapter has over 40 members from various companies, industries, hospitals and educational institutions. The Executive Committee is comprised of volunteer members who are elected or appointed to one-year terms and operate under chapter bylaws approved by ASSE. Check out the Officer contact information, bylaws and the chapter’s long range plans.

At monthly meetings, knowledgeable presenters address current safety, health and environmental issues. The luncheon is informal and provides members and non-members the opportunity to network with experts and other safety professionals who work in and around the area. This is a great time to learn about developments in the industry as well as develop valuable professional relationships. Check out the meeting schedule and come join us.

In addition to our meetings, the North East Iowa Chapter produces an informative monthly newsletter. The newsletter includes upcoming meeting and events information, job line, and occupational safety and health related articles. Our newsletter editor creates interesting and information packed monthly newsletters – we invite you to check out Newsletters.

Members of ASSE also receive “Professional Safety”, a journal that contains the cutting edge of safety topics. For technical publications available to members at a discounted price, check out ASSE Home.

For information on how you can join the chapter or volunteer for board or committee positions, contact the Chapter President, Cindy Houlson.