Volunteer Opportunities and Leadership

Calling All Volunteers

Volunteers who plan the annual conference are divided into officers, board of directors, standing committees and training divisions. All work together on the year-around-planning process for the spring event. If you are interested in getting involved with the conference, please review the brochure and contact Denise McGinn.

Current Volunteer Leadership

Officers
  • Chairman of the Board: AJ Hale, Safety & Loss Prevention Manager, Comp One Administrators (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • President:  Pierre Gonyon, CHSP, Service Delivery Leader Facilities & Safety, St. Joseph Mercy Health System (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Executive Vice President:  Sheila E. Ide, Safety Consultant, A.B. Consulting (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Administrative Vice President:  Frank Manley, Process Safety Technology Leader, DuPont Safety & Construction – Performance Building Solutions
  • Divisional Vice President:  Regina Carriere, CSP, Loss Control Consultant, Accident Fund Insurance Company
  • Executive Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Jones, CIH, CSP,  Corporate Safety & Ergonomics, Ford Motor Company
  • Immediate Past President:  David Woods, Industrial Hygiene Manager, Fibertec IHS
Board of Directors
  • Kellie Anderson, CPCU, ARM, AIM, Sr. Loss Control Field Supervisor, The Cincinnati Insurance Companies
  • Byron Beattie, ARPNA Beverage, Amcor Rigid Plastics North America
  • Sue Becker, President, S.L. Becker Electric, Inc.
  • Thomas Bradburn, Retired CSP (Sr. Bd. Mbr.)
  • Suzy Carter, Michigan Safety Consortium (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Debra Chester, Industrial Hygienist, Michigan State University
  • Debbie DeNapoli, CHSP, Director of Safety Management Services, Michigan Medicine (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Paul DeNapoli, MSA, CFDSO, EMT-P, Retired
  • David Dickhaut, CIH, UAW Industrial Hygienist, GM Lansing Delta Township Assembly (Sr. Bd. Mbr.)
  • Janet Dobryden, ARM, CSRM, Sr. Loss Control Consultant, Citizens Management, Inc.
  • Todd Dusky, Manager-Security Operations, DTE Energy
  • Michael Eckert, CSP, CSHM, Director, Loss Control Services, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Sheila Finch, CHMM, CHSP, Regional Director Environment of Care/Emergency Mgt., Detroit Medical Center, Sinai-Grace Hospital
  • Barbara Fleming, TorranceLearning (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Joe Galusha, CHSP, CIE, AON Risk Services, Inc. (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • John Gleichman, CSP, Gleichman Consulting LLC (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Lee Graham, Executive Director, Operating Engineers 324 LMEC
  • Zach Hansmann, CSP, CHMM, Construction Safety Manager, Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, Michigan State University
  • Dave Huizen, CIH, Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University
  • Jessica Jannaman, Sr. Mgr., Environmental Health and Safety, NA, DURA Automotive Systems, LLC
  • Timothy Kearney, CSP, Sr. Account Rep., 3M
  • Dennis Kerr, Retired (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Maria Kinsler, Employee Safety Specialist, Henry Ford Health System
  • Dave Lerner, CSP, Ford Land Global Risk and Construction Safety Manager, Ford Motor Company (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Richard Mee, Consultant, RJM Construction Services, LLC (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Sharkey Mingela, Principal, Vytis Environmental
  • Cindy Ostrowski, CIH, CAO Consulting, LLC (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Marsha Parrott-Boyle, CHMM, Retired MIOSHA Manager (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Tony Selk, Senior Safety Engineer, Ford Motor Company
  • Daniel Torres, Security Specialist, DTE Energy (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Therese Waters, Physical Therapist (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
  • Chris Wilfong, CompOne Administrators (Sr. Bd. Mbr.)
  • Paul Wrzesinski, Director, Safety & Health, Associated General Contractors of Michigan
  • Eric Zaban, CIH, CSP, MIOSHA CET Division (Sr. Bd. Mbr)
Committee Chairs

Arrangements Committee

Zach Hansmann, CSP, CHMM, Construction Safety Manager, FRIB, Michigan State University

Awards Committee

Terry Fisk, CIH, CSP, CIE, CHSP, Non-Clinical Loss Control Director, Insurance and Risk Management

Services, Trinity Health

Catering Committee

Suzy Carter, Michigan Safety Consortium

CEU Committee

  • Thomas Bradburn, Retired CSP, and
  • James McGlothlin, M.P.H., Ph.D., C.P.E., Professor Emeritus, Purdue University

Exhibits Committee

Chris Wilfong, Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist, CompOne Administrators

Fund Development Committee

Mark Jones, CIH, CSP, Corporate Safety & Ergonomics, Ford Motor Company

Printing & Mailing/Promotion & Publicity Committee

  • Byron Beattie, ARPNA Beverage, Amcor Rigid Plastics North America
  • Jill Dougherty, Special Programs Marketing Manager, Great Lakes Safety Training Center

Registration Committee

Eric Zaban, CIH, CSP, MIOSHA CET Division

Scholarship Committee

Sharkey Mingela, Principal, Vytis Environmental

Site Committee

AJ Hale, Safety & Loss Prevention Manager, Comp One Administrators (Sr. Bd. Mbr)

Student Committee

  • Daniel Aday, Trendway Corporation
  • Kathlyn Gilligan, Health and Safety Technologist, Dow Chemical
Division Chairs

Agricultural Safety & Rescue Division

Rich Mahaney, PEM, Mahaney Loss Control Services

Chemical Division

Frank Manley, Process Safety Technology Leader, The Dow Chemical Company

Construction Division

  • Eric Allen, Safety and Health Manager, MIOSHA Construction Safety & Health Division
  • Dave Thayer, Safety Manager, Mears Group, Inc.

Emergency Management/Fire Safety Division

  • Mark Jones, CIH, CSP, Safety Manager, Ford Motor Company
  • Paul DeNapoli, MSA, CFDSO, EMT-P

Environmental Management Division

Pierre Gonyon, CHSP, Service Delivery Leader, Facilities & Safety, St. Joseph Mercy Health System

Healthcare Division

Maureen Stone, MSA, CHSP, Health and Safety Specialist, MORC

Industrial Division

Tony Selk, CSP, Senior Safety Engineer, Ford Motor Company

Industrial Hygiene Division

Cindy Ostrowski, CIH, CAO Consulting, LLC

Metal Fabricating Divsion

Byron Beattie, ARPNA Beverage, Amcor Rigid Plastics North America

MIOSHA CET Division

  • Katie Benghauser, Dept. Analyst, MIOSHA CET Division
  • Gloria Keene, Departmental Manager, MIOSHA CET Division

Public Utilities Division

Chris Wilfong, Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist, CompOne Administrators

Risk and Insurance Division

David Hintz, CSP, WorkSafe Technical Manager, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America

Security Division

Daniel Torres, Security Specialist, DTE Energy

Transportation Division

Marrissa Lumia

 

Future Meeting Dates

April 16-17, 2019, Grand Rapids, MI
April 7-8, 2020, Grand Rapids, MI
April 13-14, 2021, Lansing, MI
April 12-13, 2022, Lansing, MI

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