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ASSE elections

April 20, 2011
By American Society of Safety Engineers

April 20, 2011 – In what was described as the second highest member turnout in the past 10 years, members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) elected new members to its board of directors for the 2011-2012 year during the annual elections which concluded the end of March. Celebrating its 100th year, the Des Plaines, Ill.,-based ASSE is the oldest safety society with close to 34,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members located worldwide.

The newly elected members and re-elected incumbents to the ASSE board
will join President-Elect Terrie S. Norris and Richard A. Pollock, who will assume the offices of president and president-elect, respectively,
on July 1. Norris will succeed Darryl C. Hill as ASSE
ASSE members elected Kathy A. Seabrook senior vice president, and G. Alan Brown Region 3 vice president. They re-elected Thomas F. Cecich vice president for professional affairs, Patricia M.
Ennis vice president for professional
development, Martin P. Jeppeson Region 1 vice president, Maribeth A. Anderson Region 5 vice president and Stephanie A. Helgerman Region 7
vice president.

Area directors, a non-board position,
include Michael F. Lorenzo, Region 2 Colorado area
director; Brett T. Beoubay, Region 4
Louisiana area director; Barbara R. Cooksey, Region 4 South Florida area director; Richard M. Slinkard, Region 8 Keystone area director; and Frank
P. Gesualdo, Region 8 Metropolitan area
director. The area director races were uncontested this year.

Each elected member will step into their new roles July 1, but will
be sworn in at the June 12 ASSE House of Delegates meeting to be held
during the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition in
Chicago at McCormick Place.