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The ASSP Regional Nomination period has been extended!!!

Nominations for the ASSP Region III Vice President position have been extended until Monday, November 15th, 2021.

If you are interested in applying, please visit the following webpage for the 2022 ASSP Society Elections and complete the application: Elections and Elected Leadership Positions.

Elevating Member Voice

Brad Giles

Bradley D. Giles, P.E., CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, 2021-2022
ASSP President Sep 01, 2021

As noted in my message last month, we have been talking with many members over the past few months about a proposal to change ASSP’s governance. I strongly encourage you to visit our governance web page at www.assp.org/governance to review our FAQs and other materials so that you can better understand the proposal, submit your questions and connect with your volunteer leaders before the House of Delegates votes on Tuesday, Sept. 28.

As we have listened to members during our engagement sessions, the feedback has primarily focused on two key issues:

  1. What are the business reasons to make this change?
  2. How can we ensure continued representation for our various member communities, including chapters, practice specialties, common interest groups, regions and councils while also creating opportunities for others to have a voice?
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ASSP Suspends Travel until after April 30: Southwest Chapter Postpones April PDC

ASSP has joined the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and has postponed in-person classes and shifting to virtual committee meetings. They are recommending that Chapters follow these recommendations. For more information on planning and preparedness on COVID-19 see, “The Safety Professional’s Role in Planning for a Pandemic.”’

On March 13, ASSP canceled all travel for Society Members until after April 30, 2020 due to precautions taken to mitigate potential spread of the COVID-19. That means Society Staff members that were planning to attend the upcoming April 24 Region III Regional Operating Committee (ROC) meeting will no longer be allowed to travel and participate face-to-face.

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