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1 Be Part of Something BIG Volunteer Opportunities American Society of Safety Engineers

2 ASSE Mission Statement ASSE is a global association of safety, health and environmental professionals dedicated to the advancement of its members and the profession through education and advocacy.

3 is a Member-Driven Association 34,000 strong and growing!

4 ASSE Organizational Chart Members Board of Directors Practice Specialties COMRA COPS COPACOPD House Of Delegates Sections Chapters Areas Regions CoPS

5 Skills Learned Via Member Involvement Teamwork Presentation Skills Time Management Networking Management Leadership Facilitation

6 Why Participate? Networking Visibility Advanced Leadership Greater Voice Represent your Chapter

7 Chapter Level Opportunities

8 Getting Involved in Chapters Why participate?  Support your local community  Promote the profession  Achieve chapter goals

9 Chapter Involvement Opportunities President President Vice President/President-Elect Vice President/President-Elect Secretary Secretary Treasurer Treasurer Delegate Delegate Executive Committee Executive Committee Awards & Honors Awards & Honors Chapter Bylaws Chapter Bylaws Finance/Treasury Finance/Treasury Foundation Activities Foundation Activities Government Affairs Government Affairs Hospitality Hospitality Strategic Planning Strategic Planning  Membership  Newsletters  Professional Development  Public Relations  CoPS Chapter Chair Chapter Involvement – Committees/Positions

10 Regional Opportunities

11 Region/Area Level Opportunities Regional Vice President Area Director Deputy Regional Vice President Secretary Treasurer/Finance

12 Region/Area Level Opportunities Professional Development Conference Several Committees Assistant Regional Vice President for: Practices & Standards Professional Development Professional Affairs Member & Region Affairs

13 Society Opportunities

14 Council on Practices and Standards Construction Utilities. Consultants Legal Services Engineering Industrial Hygiene International Military Management Service Human Resources CIGs: Blacks in Safety Engineering Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce Women in Safety Engineering Young Professionals in SH&E Academics Fire Protection Environmental Agricultural Ergonomics Healthcare Health & Wellness Manufacturing Mining Public Sector Oil & Gas Risk Mgmt/Insurance Training & Communications Transportation

15 Council on Practices and Standards Dissemination source of professional BoK information for ASSE ’ s efforts to enhance safety, health and environment.Dissemination source of professional BoK information for ASSE ’ s efforts to enhance safety, health and environment. Body of Knowledge (BoK) Committee Lead for global participation in standards development to expand the body of knowledge to protect people, property and the environment ANSI Standards Development Committee

16 Council on Member and Region Affairs Education & Training Committee Leadership Conference Committee Member/Prof Member. Current/Past Chapter Officer Annual Leadership Conference planning Future Safety Leaders Conference Committee Member/Student Member Annual Student Leadership Conference planning Member/Professional Member, Current/Past Chapter Officer Develop and deliver chapter and regional officer/ committee chair training

17 Council on Member and Region Affairs Chapter Operations Committee Member Development Committee Member, Current/Past Chapter Officer Tools/resources for chapter/section officers Member, Current/Past Membership Chair Fosters development of a welcome environment into the Society, Chapters and Sections

18 Council on Professional Affairs Programs/policies designed to promote safety and the safety professional Develops standards of practice for the profession The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability Campaign to promote OSH as part of the risk assessment process Oversees Society policy on inter- organizational relationships

19 Council on Professional Affairs Professional Members Address safety, health and environmental legislative and regulatory activities Governmental Affairs Committee Promote the development and implementation of educational standards for post-secondary education. Educational Standards Committee

20 Council on Professional Development Professional Member and Member Professional Development Conference Planning Committee Annual conference planning Symposia Task Forces Individual program development

21 Council on Professional Development Professional Member and Member Editorial Review Board Peer review of featured articles in Professional Safety Journal Technical Publications Advisory Committee Technical reviews of submitted publishing proposals

22 Professional Members Board of Directors

23 Board Standing Committees Board members and at-large Professional Members Bylaws Committee Review amendments to Society Bylaws Finance Committee Review of audit, reserve investment, budgeting guidelines with strategic plan Strategic Planning Committee Maintain and update Strategic Plan *Congress of Council members only

24 Board Standing Committees Professional Members Nominations and Elections Committee Prepare slate of nominees for Society offices and set election procedures Tellers Committee Verifies election results Professional Conduct Committee Maintain Code of Ethics and quality control and assurance

25 Board Standing Committees Public Relations Committee Chair: Society President 6 members Increase awareness & advocacy of SH&E issues Promote NAOSH Week Contact

26 Show Your Interest Show up Show up Talk Talk Offer to help Offer to help Volunteer Volunteer Serve Serve Consider running Consider running Mentor Mentor

27 Show Your Interest - Online Review Committees Put your name in Let your RVP and other Society leaders know of your interest

28 Step 1 Step 2



31 Maximize the Value of Your Membership You joined ASSE for a reason. Learn Learn Grow Grow Be involved Be involved Lead Lead

32 It’s About the Experience JOIN for the knowledge, networking, technical information and career growth. EXIT NOW STAY because of the EXPERIENCE!  Become Involved  Share  Volunteer  Lead  Grow


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