Gulf Coast Chapter Elections
The following candidates are running uncontested for elected Gulf Coast Chapter of ASSP Executive Committee positions for the chapter year of 2020-2021. In accordance with our Chapter bylaws (Article VI Section 6), we will take a vote at our monthly General Chapter meeting in May.
Date Thursday May 7th
Place Marriott- Hobby Airport505 Cypress St. Houston, TX 77012
Only members who are currently in good standing will be allowed to vote. Results will be announced following the vote.
In the event we do not have quorum at our General Chapter meeting we will email an electronic ballot to all Gulf Coast Chapter members in good standing.
Please contact Tabitha Laser at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the election process.
Nominee for President / Delegate #1 – Jeron Quincy
Jeron Quincy is holds a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety Management and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Safety Management from the University of Central Missouri. Jeron has been a Certified Safety Professional since April of 2013 and holds several other industry issued and recognized safety credentials and certifications. Jeron has been assigned to leadership roles in HSE and Operations since 1999 and has specialized in behavior based safety management as well as the development and implementation of safety management systems. His leadership has driven industry leading HSE results in mid-sized construction and manufacturing organizations and his dedication to a zero harm philosophy is evident in each organization he has been a part of. Positive communication is a basic expectation he strives to have every organization embrace as they adopt and embrace a zero harm philosophy.
Nominee for Senior Vice President of Communications / Delegate #2 – Krystle Hodge
Krystle Hodge is currently a Health, Safety and Environmental Specialist for Baker Hughes. She has a Master of Public Health degree from The University of Texas School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree in Biology from University of Houston. Krystle also holds Certified Safety Professional designation from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and was named “BISE Safety Professional of the Year” in May of 2018 by The American Society of Safety Professionals.
Krystle has served in various HSE roles for the past few years and has specialized in behavior safety managements as well as supporting HSSE program development for several oil and gas companies. She also serves as the current Assistant Administrator for the Blacks in ASSP Safety Excellence (BISE) Common Interest Group. Additionally, Krystle is a member of the Houston ASSP Gulf Coast Chapter, ASSP Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) and the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
Nominee for Vice President of Member Services / Delegate #3 – Carrie Atkins
Carrie Atkins has twenty nine years’ of experience in safety education and she currently serves as the Director of National Safety Council Services for the Houston Area Safety Council. In addition, Carrie is currently pursuing a B.S. in Occupational Safety & Health. Over the last eleven years, Carrie has held the following volunteer positions with the Gulf Coast Chapter and Region III; Newsletter Chair, VP of Communications, Chapter President, Deputy Region III Vice President and PDC Chair.
Nominee for Secretary / Delegate #4 – Chris George
Chris George manages corporate HSE compliance and support programs for Brock Enterprises. This includes the development and maintenance of HSE policies and procedures that support all compliance requirements, analysis of HSE quality and effectiveness. Maintains oversight of safety training and worksite practices, and structures a well-organized safety strategy that fosters a culture of operational excellence across the organization to maintain a safe and healthful work environment.
Nominee for Program Chair / Delegate #6 – Daniel Boreman
Daniel is committed to building strong safety cultures founded on the three principles of integrity, communication and education. He is a dedicated proponent of the safety of those around him, understands the importance of forming partnerships to achieve continued success and is an advocate of putting “People First, Safety Always”.
A veteran of the United States Army and a former Firefighter / EMT, Daniel has a unique perspective on the impact safety plays in everyday life. Daniel brings over fourteen (14) years of combined experience in safety, rescue and emergency response. Daniel has an inherent aptitude for program development and execution, effective safety operations and team building.
Believing that perfection is a journey and not a destination, Daniel continually seeks new methods to ensure safe work environments, with a focus on recoverability as well as prevention. Daniel has a true passion for the safety of those around him. Above all else, Daniel is a husband to one, father to six and a true “safety nerd”.
Nominee for Newsletter Chair / Delegate #7 – Danielle Maassen
Danielle Maassen, GSP, is the Health, Safety and Environmental Specialist for the Government Logistics Solutions Division, for KBR in Houston, Texas. At KBR, her job tasks consist of the Leading Indicator Program, Compliance Support, Training Development and assisting projects in the US and International. Danielle previously was the HSE analyst for BOS Solutions. Her role there, gave her field experience in the oil and gas industry as well as construction. She facilitated field audits for the Texas and Louisiana district. Danielle managed many different databases such as ISNetworld, ComplyWorks, and iAuditor. She oversaw incident reports and record keeping for all the districts in the US and Canada. Danielle received her B.S degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Montana Tech. While in college, Danielle worked as an intern with Granite Construction in Salt Lake City, Utah where she travelled to California, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana to support their projects in road surfacing. During this time, she was able to conduct hazard and risk assessments, monitor all Safety and Health programs, and assist in traffic control operations.
Danielle’s field experience in both the Oil & Gas and Government sector helps her provide one-on-one training and program implementation at the field level. She is determined to learn and provide the best support possible.
Nominee for Student Liaison / Delegate #8 – Johnathan Gonzalez
Johnathan Gonzalez, CSP, is a Senior Manager of HSE and Industrial Hygiene for the Brock Group. With over 11 years of professional safety experience, he has supported employers in fields varying from military service, to manufacturing, personnel training, industrial and new construction. While working full time, he graduated from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science, with a concentration in Safety and Industrial Hygiene.
While serving in both field and corporate positions, Johnathan has helped contractors and owner sites deal directly with OSHA related issues and communications. He has successfully prepared multiple sites for VPP Star approval audits, state environmental audits and third party audits such as HBR Best in Class and PSM audits. Alongside all duties and professional engagements, for several years, Johnathan has volunteered with a local ISD where he currently serves as the VP of the PTA.