NSC Names New President and CEO

The National Safety Council announced on June 5 that Janet P. Froetscher, president and CEO of United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, has been selected as its new president and chief executive officer. Froetscher replaces former NSC President and CEO Alan C. McMillan, who retired in February.

According to Joseph J. Ucciferro, Chairman of NSC's Board of Directors, Froetscher brings strong professional experience in nonprofit strategic operations, civic development, and banking and finance to the NSC leadership position she will assume on June 30.

Ucciferro, who is President and CEO of Philadelphia-based Day & Zimmermann's Commercial and Public Sector Businesses, praised Froetscher’s professional achievements and impressive track record in establishing, executing, implementing, and integrating mission-driven strategic and operational goals.

"The Search Committee selected Janet because of her extraordinary leadership and strategic abilities, relevant success in transforming a significant nonprofit, experience in fundraising, and demonstrated success in developing successful partnerships which have led to enhanced mission delivery," Ucciferro said. "Most significant, however, is Janet's desire to 'make a difference,' which is exactly what we on the Search Committee were looking for."

As head of one of the nation's major United Ways, Froetscher, 48, led the merger of 54 United Ways into one metropolitan system. Critical initiatives conducted under Froetscher's tenure at United Way include substantially increasing community investment in programs that help people become self-sufficient, and the coordination of health and human services in support of an estimated 7,000 Hurricane Katrina evacuees.

Last month Froetscher was named by Crain's Chicago Business as one of 20 "Women to Watch." She was also recognized by the publication in 2004 and 1996 as one of "Chicago's Most Influential Women." Froetscher currently serves on several boards including that of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Safety Management Software - Free Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Software’s comprehensive suite of modules help organizations to record and manage incidents, inspections, hazards, behavior based safety observations, and much more. Improve safety with an easy to use tool for tracking, notifying and reporting on key safety data.

  • Create Flexible Safety Dashboards

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations allows you to easily create and view safety KPIs to help you make informed business decisions. Our best of breed default indicators can also save you valuable time and effort in monitoring safety metrics.

  • Schedule and Record Observations

    IndustrySafe's Observations module allows managers, supervisors, and employees to conduct observations on employees involved in safety critical behavior. IndustrySafe’s pre-built BBS checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Why Is Near Miss Reporting Important?

    A near miss is an accident that's waiting to happen. Learn how to investigate these close calls and prevent more serious incidents from occurring in the future.

  • Get the Ultimate Guide to Safety Training

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common FAQs.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - May 2019

    May 2019

    Featuring:

    • RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
      Why Pick a PAPR? 
    • FIRE SAFETY TRAINING
      Fire Safety: Plan, Prevent, Train, Recover
    • PROTECTIVE APPAREL
      The Truth About Heat Stress and FRC
    • AIHCE EXP 2019 PREVIEW
      Underestimated No More
    View This Issue