The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has selected its first group of recipients for a new award and professional development program aimed at advancing occupational safety and health careers while supporting the entire profession. Among the five recipients is ASSP Long Island Chapter’s very own Immediate Past President Anthony Marletta. Congratulations Anthony!
The group selected for ASSP’s Emerging Professional Award is:
-Matthew Herron, M.S., P.E., CSP, CPE
-Jayme Hobson, M.S., CSP, STS, CHST
-Jarred O’Dell, M.S., CSP, CUSP
-Anthony Marletta, M.S., CSP, ARM, LEED GA
-Ogaga Tebehaevu, M.S., CSP, CIH
The group will be placed into a yearlong professional development program that begins June 1. Each person will be matched with a mentor from ASSP’s past president and Fellows community. Highlights include complimentary registrations for ASSP’s annual Professional Development Conference and Exposition, Leadership Conference, and Leadership Development Experience.
Candidates for the award must be ASSP members who are under 40 years old or have fewer than 5 years of experience in the occupational safety and health field. The Society will recognize five recipients each year.
*More information on the award and recipients can be found at the following link: ASSP Recognizes Five Next-Generation Safety Leaders
Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSP Foundation. Scholarships and grants advance the safety profession and provide national recognition for the donor. The Foundation manages the administrative details of this program and works with the donor to provide qualified award recipients each year.
The WISE Mentoring program successfully connects today’s most talented and experienced women mentors with rising and aspiring mentees. This pairing is designed to encourage and empower mentees to more effectively advance their careers through alignment with identified business objective, skill development, career option consideration, and network formation. All discussions are strictly confidential between the two parties. If you are an SH&E practitioner seeking to chart a successful career path or a seasoned pro eager to share experiences and insight, please visit the ASSP WISE website for more information.