Region III Hall of Fame

The ASSP Region III Hall of Fame is a special group of Safety Professionals who have given countless hours to the promotion and advancement of the safety profession and service to ASSP.  Inductees are ASSP Region III Members, who have held leadership roles and served on committees within their Chapter and/or the Region.

Inductees should meet the following criteria for consideration:

  1. A member of Society for at least 15 years,
  2. Held a leadership position with their Chapter/Region III;
  3. Made measurable contributions to their Chapter/Region III,
  4. Exemplified the characteristics of what a Safety Professional should be.

To submit a nomination, please complete the Region III HoF Packet by April 1st, each applicable year. If you have any questions on this process and/or need any assistance, please contact the Region III Awards and Honors Chair at

2023 Inductees

  • William David Bollinger, CSP, CHMM
  • Cynthia Lewis, MSPH, CSP, CIT
  • Renee Witherspoon, RS, CSP, CIH, CHMM
  • Jim Thornton, CSP, CIH, FASSP, FAIHA (Honorary)

2022 Inductees

  • Lawrence Schulze, PhD, PE, CPE

2021 Inductees

  • No submissions (COVID-19 Pandemic)

2020 Inductees

  • G. Alan Brown, CSP, CPEA
  • Stan Gregory, CSP
  • Mark Hansen, PE, CSP, CPE, CPEA, CPSA
  • Roy Kinslow, PhD, PE

2019 Inductees

  • Jim Rainwater, CSP
  • R. Ronald Sokol, CSP, ASSP Fellow
  • George Kezerle Jr., BS, MS, OHST

2018 Inductees

  • Rixio Medina, CSP, CPP
  • Joel Tietjens, CSP, CHSM
  • Del Talley, CSP

2017 Inductees

  • James “Skipper” Kendrick, CSP
  • Gerry Luther, CIE, OHST
  • Eddie Greer, CSP