Chapter President’s Message

I would like to wish our members and their families a Happy and Safe New Year for 2016. As we move forward with technological advances that naturally come with time, we still need to focus on the basic safety foundations that exist. Technology has a way of making us complacent, for example, smart phones and tablets. Smart phones and tablets have made it very easy to look up information on the...

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ASSE Leadership Conference

ASSE Leadership Conference

Here is a brief recap of the ASSE Leadership Conference that Jon Lehman and I were able to attend on behalf of our chapter. First of all, it is a very well organized and orchestrated event. It is always in October in Chicago, which is where the ASSE Society Headquarters is located. Leadership training is a priority for Society, so this conference is provided absolutely free of charge and includes...

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Do Not Assume

The subject line “Do Not Assume” should be the subheading to every activity for a safety professional. A safety message whispered by that voice in the background which we hear and to which we respond. But life gets busy. Last Sunday, I wished to just go and get my own agenda accomplished when THAT VOICE intruded. The voice came as my spouse drove us across a grade crossing while we...

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Region 6 PDC

Thank you Region 6 for all the efforts by so many volunteers so all of the attendees could relax, enjoy ourselves, network with fellow professionals, and have the opportunity to learn and grow. Thank you Region 6! As a Delegate for Colonial Virginia Chapter, I was assigned the task of being a Judge for the student presentations and posters. Boy, did I ever learn a lot from our next generation of...

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Tell Your Peers What ASSE Means to You

Tell Your Peers What ASSE Means to You

Let your friends and coworkers know what ASSE can do for them…and check out the incentives YOU can receive during our Member Get-a-Member Campaign!

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