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CEC Accepting Membership Applications
The AIHA® Continuing Education Committee (CEC) is now accepting self-nominations for membership. The committee comprises 12 members who
serve five one-year terms. The CEC’s mission is to ensure quality educational opportunities that broaden knowledge, enhance technical compe-tencies, and provide IHs with practical tools and skills. CEC members
receive a variety of benefits, including free PDC registration(s) for auditing courses at AIHce.
Applications are due by March 15, 2011. For more information, contact
Stacey Talbot, CEC staff liaison, at email@example.com, or visit
Look Out for the 2011 Consultants Listing
The Consultants Listing is a comprehensive print and online directory
of OEHS companies across the nation. This directory provides detailed,
up-to-date information about listed companies’
OEHS specialties and is requested by some of the
top organizations in the industry.
The latest edition of the Consultants Listing
will be published this month. If you missed the
opportunity to purchase a listing, you can still get
an online-only listing or be listed in the next published version, which will be the conference issue.
For more information, contact Erin Breece at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 846-0787.
Reap the Benefits: Renew Your Membership
In October, AIHA® began e-mailing membership renewal notifications. On
Dec. 2, one 2011 dues invoice was sent through the mail. As part of its green
initiative, AIHA encourages members to renew online at www.aiha.org/
aboutaiha/AIHAMembership/Pages/ JoinRenewAIHAMe.aspx. Members may
also pay by check or money order—send payments to AIHA at P.O. Box
1519, Merrifield, VA 22116-9990. For information about member benefits,
If you have not received a membership renewal e-mail, contact AIHA
membership services at (703) 849-8888.
Visit www.aiha.org/SynergistCommunity to read more
about these and other AIHA news items.
Feb. 28: Deadline for 2011 Rachel Carson Award
March 5: Deadline for American Industrial Hygiene
Foundation scholarship applications.
March 15: Advance registration deadline for
March 15: Deadline to submit applications for AIHA’s
Continuing Education Committee.
March 21: Deadline to submit student poster
abstracts for AIHce 2011.
Bernard E. Saltzman, 1918–2010
Dr. Bernard E. Saltzman, PE, CIH, died on
Sept. 6, 2010, at the age of 92. A pioneer in the
fields of industrial hygiene and air pollution and
an honorary member of AIHA®, Dr. Saltzman
developed what became the standard method
of measuring the concentration of nitrogen
dioxide in the atmosphere. Read more about
Dr. Saltzman at http://bit.ly/hiRzjn.
Apply for AIHF Scholarships
The American Industrial Hygiene Foundation
(AIHF) is now accepting applications for its 2011–
2012 scholarships. Any student, full or associate
member of AIHA® who is attending or applying to
an ABET-accredited IH graduate or undergraduate
program, a NIOSH Educational Research Centers IH
program, a Council on Education Public Health-accredited program with occupational health emphasis, or New York University student applying
for the Dr. Morton Lippmann Endowed Scholarship
is eligible to apply. All applications
must be received by March 5, 2011.
For more information on AIHF,
SECP Committee Pursues Partnerships
The AIHA® Students and Early Career Professionals
(SECP) Committee is exploring formalized liaison
positions linking local sections and student sections. According to Beau Middaugh, SECP member
and president of the Student Local Section Council, liaisons appear to be useful for facilitating
communicating between local section and student
local section leaders, identifying synergistic goals
and establishing appropriate connections in the
local industrial hygiene community. Read more
about the SECP’s effort at http://bit.ly/hpvLzk.