Chapter News

Officer Nominations for 2021-2022 Executive Board

The following members have been nominated for the 2021-2022 GBR chapter Executive Board. 

Any chapter member may submit a signed petition nominating an individual for elective office.  The petition will require fifteen (15) signatures to be valid.  The petition shall be accompanied by a written acceptance by the nominees and shall be summitted to the chairperson of the Nominations & Elections Committee (Andrew Downing) 30 days in advance of the election.  The names and qualifications of such nominees shall be published and distributed to the membership at least 15 days prior to the election.

Thai Thra, CSP – President
Melinda Anderson, CSP – Vice President
Florine Vincik, CSP – Treasurer
Will Rosette, CSP – Secretary
Jake Valenti, CSP – Past President
Julie Roussel – Member-at-Large
Andrew Downing, CSP – Delegate

Election will be held May 18, 2021 (May Chapter Meeting).

Don Jones Excellence in Safety Scholarship Winner Announced

Catherine Cangelosi

Congratulations are in Order

Catherine Cangelosi was selected to receive the ASSP Greater Baton Rouge Don Jones Excellence in Safety Scholarship ($1,000) from the American Society of Safety Professionals Foundation.  Catherine is a OSHE Major at Southeastern Louisiana University.

We are excited and inspired by your pursuit of education in occupational safety and health and for helping to shape the future of the profession.

Lawrence Mauerman Scholarship Winner Announced

Brennan Booth

Congratulations are in Order

Brennan Booth was selected to receive the Lawrence Mauerman Academic Scholarship ($1,000) from the American Society of Safety Professionals Foundation.  Brennan is a OSHE Major at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Each year, the American Society of Safety Professionals Foundation Professional Academic Scholarship Program receives hundreds of applications, and this year was still no exception. Brennan was selected for an award for demonstrating leadership, professional excellence, and integrity.

We are excited and inspired by your pursuit of education in occupational safety and health and for helping to shape the future of the profession.