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,  Environmental Health & Safety, Plastipak
  • 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, ARM, Contractor Safety Manager, 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, Owner, Toolboxtony LLC
  • 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, ARM, Contractor Safety Manager, 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
Katie Benghauser, Retired (MIOSHA)

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, Environmental Health & Safety, Plastipak

Printing & Mailing/Promotion & Publicity Committee
Byron Beattie, ARPNA Beverage, Amcor Rigid Plastics North America, and
Jill Dougherty, Special Programs Marketing Manager, Great Lakes Safety Training Center

Registration Committee
Nue Vue, Loss Control Consultant, Frankenmuth Insurance

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
Ryan Papiernik, Student, Oakland University

DIVISION Chairs

Agricultural Safety & Rescue Division
Rich Mahaney, PEM, Mahaney Loss Control Services

Chemical Division
Sarah Eck, PE, CCPSC, DEKRA
Frank Manley, Process Safety Technology Leader, The Dow Chemical Company

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

Emergency Management/Fire Safety Division
Mark Jones, CIH, CSP, Environmental Health & Safety, Plastipak, and
Paul DeNapoli, MSA, CFDSO, EMT-P

Environmental Management Division
Laurie Rudolph, Environmental Health and Safety Consultant, Safety and Risk Reduction Specialists

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

Industrial Division
Carl Granger, Woods Construction, Inc.
Tim McCurry, La-Z-Boy, Inc.

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, and
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, Manager, Loss Control & Technical Services, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America

Security Division
Daniel Torres, Security Specialist, DTE Energy

Transportation Division
Marrissa Lumia

 

Future Meeting Dates

April 7-8, 2020, Grand Rapids, MI
April 13-14, 2021, Lansing, MI
April 12-13, 2022, Lansing, MI
April 18-19, 2023, Grand Rapids, MI
April 16-17, 2024, Grand Rapids, MI