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Region III ROC Rocks Oklahoma City

Posted: Aug 19, 2018

Stephanie Johnson, CSP, CHMM, Area Director – North discussing Spear-Phishing prevention at the ROC meeting.

Your Regional III Operating Committee (ROC) met on August 19 to network, share ideas and look at best practices to help Region III continue to be the premier Region in ASSP.

“We already know who is the best,” says Region III AVP, Steve Gray, CSP, CHST.  “We have an Annual PDC, Annual Student Leadership Conference, Hall of Fame, and no Regional Assessment Fee for members.”

Below is summary of the agenda items.  Minutes of the meeting will be available soon.

 

Sunday, August 19, 2018 – Sheraton Downtown (1 N Broadway Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102)

7:30 – 8:15 AM                  Breakfast (catered to room) / Ice Breaker (Your life on film)

8:00 – 8:15 AM                  Kick Off, Rules of the Road, location-specific items (EAP, bathrooms, etc.) – Steve Gray

8:15 – 8:10 AM                  Meeting Call-To-Order; Chapter Roll Call; Quorum Confirmation – Josh Tims (deputy RVP)

8:10 – 8:20 AM                  Region III Financial Update – Jim Rainwater

8:20 – 9:45 AM                  Chapter Presentations

9:45 – 10:00 AM                BREAK

10:15 – 11:15 AM              How to be a Successful Chapter President – Tabitha Laser, Josh Tims & Ben Maldonado

11:15 – 11:45 AM              Student Section Development and Support – Matt Herron

11:45 – 12:30 PM              Area Break Outs – planning/discussions/networking/challenge

12:30 – 1:00 PM                LUNCH – catered to room

1:00 – 1:40 PM                   Region & Chapter Recognition/discussion – Steve Gray

1:40 – 2:20 PM                   How to Protect Your Chapter from Spear-Phishing Attacks – Stephanie Johnson

2:20 – 2:35 PM                   BREAK

2:35 – 3:05 PM                   2018-19 Region III Professional Development Conference Discussion

  • Paul Turner/Matt Herron

3:05 – 3:55 PM                   Member Engagement – Developing Your Future Leaders – Stan Gregory

3:55 – 4:20 PM                   Regional Discussion – Steve Gray

  • 2018 Regional Gold Challenge
  • Spring 2019 ROC Meeting
  • 2019 Region III Elections
  • Region Planning Idea – half day PDC content development
  • Regional SPY Award Submissions
  • Safety Matters Disbursement

4:20 – 4:45 PM                   General Discussion/Questions/Comments

4:45 PM                                Meeting Adjournment

5:00 – 7:00 PM                   Welcome Reception

7:30 – 9:00 PM                   Student Networking Event – Suite 1503

Scholarship Applications Open in September

Posted: Aug 19, 2018

Have you thought about a scholarship or grant to obtain additional training or going back to school?  This is your chance.

Since 1990, the ASSP Foundation has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships and professional education grants to all types of students those that are beginning their studies in occupational safety and seasoned safety professionals seeking to continue their education.

The ASSP foundation offers nearly 150 awards each year ranging from $500 to $15,000 each. More than 1,300 safety students and professionals have advanced their careers – maybe the next person is YOU!

If you need more information or would like to apply, see http://foundation.assp.org/

Key dates for 2018:

  • Sept 1 – Applications Open
  • Dec 1 – Student Application Due
  • Jan 1 – Mar 31 Committee Review
  • Apr 1 – Award Announcement
  • May 1 – Award Funds Distributed

Region III 2018 PDC

Posted: Apr 23, 2018