ACGIH® Announces Additions to the
2010 Board of Directors and 2010
In September, ACGIH announced the new
members for its 2010 Board of Directors
and its 2010 Nominating Committee. The
new board members, whose four-year
terms begin Jan. 1, 2010, are:
Bill R. McArthur, PhD, CIH, will assume
the position of vice chair-elect. As an occupational safety and health professional,
Dr. McArthur has more than 36 years of
experience in the private sector, academia,
and both federal and state government.
Dr. McArthur is certified in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene and
holds a PhD in environmental health engineering from Johns Hopkins University,
an MSPH from the University of Washington, and a BS in chemistry from St. Martins University.
Heather D. Borman, MS, CIH, CSP, will
assume the position of secretary-treasurer-elect. Ms. Borman is an industrial hygienist with the California State Compensation
Insurance Fund, where she conducts corporate projects such as developing training curricula and providing technical
support for the development of State Fund
safety products. She holds an MS in industrial health from the University of
Michigan’s School of Public Health.
Stephanie R. Carter, PhD, CIH, will assume the position of director-at-large. Dr.
Carter recently completed the doctoral
program in occupational and environmental health sciences at the University of
Washington. She received a BS in environmental health from the University of
Georgia and an MSPH from the University
of Alabama at Birmingham. She was an
industrial hygiene specialist with Exxon
Company U.S.A. for seven years before returning to graduate school.
The 2010 ACGIH Nominating Committee will include four new members. They
Madalyn E. Ferrell, MS. Ms. Ferrell is a
senior industrial hygienist with the U.S.
Department of Labor/OSHA in Houston,
Texas. Her primary responsibility is to enforce OSHA’s federal regulations throughout all industries and the federal sector.
Vickie R. Hawkins, MS, CIH. Ms. Hawkins
is the industrial hygiene field services
program manager for the U.S. Army Center
for Health Promotion and Preventive
Medicine located at Aberdeen Proving
Ground, Maryland. She has 22 years of
experience as an industrial hygienist.
David C. May, ScD, CIH. Dr. May teaches
industrial hygiene at Keene State College,
where he was recently appointed assistant
professor to the safety studies program. He
is also principal of Concord Cymorth LLC,
a small firm that focuses on workplace
safety, health and employment issues. Dr.
May currently serves on the ACGIH
Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances (TLV®-CS) Committee.
Edward T. Ochi, CIH, CSP. Mr. Ochi is the
senior industrial hygienist for the San
Francisco General Hospital and Trauma
Center. He has over 25 years of experience
working in a variety of government, industrial, research and development, and
AIHA® Presents 28th Annual Smyth
Award to Outstanding Association
BY MELISSA HURLEY ALVES
AIHA recently announced the 2009 recipient of the Henry F. Smyth Jr. Award. John
R. Mulhausen, PhD, CIH, CSP, was recognized at the 2009 Professional Conference
on Industrial Hygiene (PCIH) hosted by
the Academy of
Oct. 3–6 in Vancouver, Canada.
“It is a great
honor to present
this award to Dr.
behalf of the
PhD, CIH, Academy president.
“His dedication to promoting the industrial
hygiene profession through his research
and many achievements, especially in the
area of exposure assessment strategies and
statistics, has earned great respect from
Mulhausen, an AIHA fellow, is the di-
rector of corporate safety and industrial
hygiene at 3M. He received a BA in