SPY Award

Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award

The Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year Award is a prestigious award conveyed annually by ASSP to individuals that make a significant contribution in advancing the safety profession. To be considered for this award your nomination must first go through the Region.  Please complete the following Region III SPY Packet information: Region SPY Packet. Please send your completed form in the Region SPY Packet to awards@region3.assp.org.

Region III Safety Professional of the Year Award – Past Winners

  • 2020 – Steven Gray, CSP, CHST (Gulf Coast Chapter)
  • 2019 – Steven Jablon, CSP (Central Texas Chapter)
  • 2018 – Leslie Stockel, MS, CSP, SMS (Oklahoma City Chapter)
  • 2017 – Jim Rainwater, CSP (South Texas Chapter)
  • 2016 – Stephanie Schroeder, CSP (Oklahoma City Chapter)
  • 2015 – William C. Young, MS, (Oklahoma City Chapter)
  • 2014 – Renee Witherspoon, MS, RS, CSP, CIH, CHMM (South Plains Chapter)
  • 2013 – No recipient
  • 2012 – Scott Sloan, CSP, ARM, CRM, CSHM (Central Texas Chapter)
  • 2011 – Mark Huddleston, CSP (Oklahoma City Chapter)
  • 2010 – Mark Gaskamp, CSP, ALCM, CRM, CIC, CPCU (Central Texas Chapter)
  • 2009 – Jeffrey Oakley, Ph.D., CSP (Gulf Coast Chapter)
  • 2008 – Joel Tietjens, CSP, CHSM (Gulf Coast Chapter)
  • 2007 – No recipient
  • 2006 – Helmut W. Paschold, Ph.D, PE, CSP (Paso Del Norte Chapter)
  • 2005 – Patricia Kagerer, CSP, ARM (Paso Del Norte Chapter)
  • 2004 – Mike Messner, CSP, CFPS (Oklahoma City Chapter)
  • 2003 – Cindy Lewis (Gulf Coast Chapter)
  • 2002 – Mike Gonzales, CSP (Paso Del Norte Chapter)
  • 2001 – Martin E. Novich, CSP (Sabine Neche Chapter)
  • 2000 – Richard Bourlon, PE, CSP (Southwest Chapter)