Military Appreciation Event – Call for Volunteers

The Gulf Coast Chapter of ASSP is excited to announce that November chapter meeting will take place this year on November 11, 2021 and will be a celebration of Military service members and Veterans.

In conjunction with this special Veteran’s Day celebration, we are organizing a Career Fair for Veterans or separating Military interested in a possible career in occupational safety. We are also welcoming any companies interested in hiring veterans and/or military.

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2021/2022 Operational Year

On June 25th, 2021, several members of ASSP’s Gulf Coast Chapter Leadership Team met in Houston, Texas to discuss the upcoming operational year. The team had several topics to cover including; Pandemic Recovery, Professional Development for Gulf Coast Members, ASSP Governance, Student Sections, Common Interest Groups, and Leadership Development.

(L-R: Luke Albrecht – Past President, Chris George – Past Secretary and Strategic Planning Chair, Mark Hernandez – HSP Chair, Ron Sokol – Government Affairs Chair, Jeron Quincy – President, Norman Richie – EC Vice Chair, Rex Anderson – Programs Chair, Jason Kuntz – Secretary, James Charo – Treasurer, Tash Baksh – EC Chair, Carrie Aktins – Vice President Member Service, Krystle Hodge – Sr. Vice President of Communications, Cynthia Lewis – Past President, and Magdy Akladios – “Current” Student Liaison)
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Hardship Membership

Your individual membership contributes to the overall strength and success of the OSH profession. Therefore, we want to reassure you that you can count on ASSP during this time. ASSP would like to extend a one‐year complimentary membership to you. We believe it is easier for you to find employment when you are an ASSP member, taking full advantage of your membership ‐ you can still count on all the benefits that an ASSP membership provides:

  • ASSP Job Board,, is your source for the latest OSH positions and tips for
    interviews and resumes
  • Networking opportunities are available through your local chapter and our on‐line discussion forums, making it easier to form beneficial bonds and share opportunities across the country.
  • Professional Safety, the #1 rated member benefit, will be available electronically to keep you abreast of the latest research and best practices in the field
  • And much more!

To start your complimentary membership, please download and fill out the form.  Fax it to 847.768.3434 or email the document to We’re all in this together and we hope this transition will be a little easier to get through with ASSP behind you.

Establish a Safety Fund

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.

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WISE Mentoring Program

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.