Get Out the Vote
AIHA® has partnered with Votenet to provide
a safe, secure Web-based voting system during the March 2011 Board of Directors election cycle. Beginning in early March, AIHA members will use their
e-mail address and membership identification number to access the voting system.
Members who require a paper ballot must submit their request by e-mail
to email@example.com no later than Friday, Feb. 25. The paper ballot will be
mailed by early March and must be returned postmarked no later than Friday, March 18, to be counted in the election. For more information, please
contact Judy Keithline at (703) 846-0702 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
The latest edition of the Consultants Listing was
published in January. 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 email@example.com or (703)
846-0787. 2011 AIHA
Have You Renewed Yet?
Beginning in October, AIHA® e-mailed membership renewal notifications.
As part of its green initiative, AIHA encourages members to renew online
at www.aiha.org. Members may also pay by check or money order—send
payments to AIHA at P.O. Box 1519, Merrifield, Va., 22116-9990.
If you have not received a membership renewal e-mail, contact AIHA
membership services at (703) 849-8888. For more information on the
benefits of AIHA membership, visit http://bit.ly/ffZB0a.
Sponsor an International Affiliate Member
Any AIHA® member in good standing may sponsor an International Affiliate member by paying membership dues for that individual to join.
Annual dues are $49 and are prorated. To be eligible, the sponsor must
forward a completed application for the International Affiliate member
being sponsored via mail, fax or e-mail to AIHA. Sponsored members
cannot apply online. The sponsor must also identify a specific person to
sponsor. AIHA is unable to process applications that are not earmarked
for a specific individual. For more information, contact AIHA Member
Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit www.aiha.org/SynergistCommunity to read more
about these and other AIHA news items.
Feb. 25: Deadline to request a paper ballot for the March
Board of Directors election.
Feb. 28: Deadline for 2011 Rachel Carson Award nominations.
March 5: Deadline for American Industrial Hygiene Foundation
March 15: Advance registration deadline for AIHce 2011.
March 15: Deadline to submit applications for AIHA’s Continuing Education Committee.
March 21: Deadline to submit student poster abstracts for
March 30: Deadline to submit nominations for the Student and
Early Career Professionals Committee’s Golden Seed Award.
Gary Rosenblum, risk manager for the city of
Palm Desert, Calif., has been appointed to serve
as a public representative on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and
Sandra Neale, global industrial hygiene and
product stewardship manager for GE Canada
Home and Business Solutions, has been appointed to Canada’s Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC).
Call for Nominations
2011 Rachel Carson Award
The AIHA® Environmental Issues Committee (EIC)
welcomes nominations for the 2011 Rachel Carson
Award through Feb. 28. The award is given to EHS
professionals who have achieved success and distinction in their careers. Nominees and nominators
do not have to be AIHA members. The winner will
be honored at the AIHce 2011 in Portland, Ore. For
more information, and to download the nomination
form, visit www.aiha.org/insideaiha/volunteer-groups/Pages/ EnvironmentalIssues.aspx.
2011 Golden Seed Award
The AIHA® Student and Early Career Professionals
(SECP) Committee is seeking nominations for its
2011 Golden Seed Award through March 30. Nominees must be AIHA members who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting the IH
profession among students and early career professionals. The award will be presented on May 13 at
AIHce 2011 in Portand, Ore. For more information,
or to submit nominations, contact Ann Lori at email@example.com.