Message from the Chair
It is already August and the ‘Dog Days’ of summer are almost behind us. As always, June and July fly by, August is over in a blink and then September is upon us. Why can’t this happen to January, February and March? The winter months seem to last forever!
The AOSAA Board has enjoyed some well-deserved time off over the summer months, but we have not been completely idle. New Board members have joined the team, new strategic partnerships have been forged, and exciting networking events and professional development opportunities are in the planning stage.
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We are working hard to provide value to AOSAA members. Membership benefits are being updated to include access to free webinars, discounts on affiliate members presentations, and much, much more.
The Membership and Communications Director position has been filled!
Colleen Manderville has rejoined the Board, assuming the revised role of Membership and Communications Director.
Colleen held the role of Membership Director from January 2019 – February 2021. Due to internal restructuring within her workplace and the added pressures of her new role as Director of Health and Safety she reluctantly tendered her resignation.
Fast forward to July 2021 and Colleen has settled into her new role and felt she was now in a position to take on the duties of the role. Welcome back Colleen!
Erik Sherman, Able Consulting joined the AOSAA Board in the role of Business Development Manager. As the former Director of Safety with AMTA, Erik is very conversant with the role and responsibilities of the Registrar in the COR audit program. Erik understands the auditing process from both the auditors’ role and the Registrar’s as well as the
challenges of an independent consultant. His extensive business acumen is an added bonus! Erik has BIG plans for the Association, and the Board is very excited about the new direction AOSSA is moving towards.
New Membership options are being considered for students, retired/non-practicing safety professionals, employers and Certifying Partners. Check the website for updates.
New Strategic Partnership
A LIVE networking event is being planned for Q3 2021.
More information will be provided as plans are able to be finalized (pending Covid 19 restrictions being lifted). Check the website for updates and additional event listings.
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