AIHA Announces Election Results for Academy of Industrial Hygiene

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) recently announced the results of the 2008 election for the Academy of Industrial Hygiene Council.

Through the elected council and its members, the Academy focuses on recruitment and training of certified industrial hygienists; promotion of the value of certified industrial hygienists to government, industry, and labor; advancement of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene certification process; and education and accountability in the Code of Ethics for the Professional Practice of Industrial Hygiene. All AIHA members who are certified industrial hygienists are members of the academy.

Council members will assume their new terms on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Academy Council meeting after the annual Professional Conference on Industrial Hygiene in Tampa, Fla., Nov. 8–11. New Council terms include: Jaswant Singh, Ph.D., CIH, president; Donna M. Doganiero, CIH, president-elect; Gayla J. McCluskey, CIH, CSP, ROH, QEP, vice president; and Brad T. Garber, Ph.D., CIH, DABT, CSP, as past president.

"With her experience in top leadership positions within AIHA and her energy, enthusiasm, and dedication, the academy is most fortunate to have Gayla join the council as a future president," Garber said.

The other councilors for 2008–2009 are Nicole M. H. Greeson, CIH; Lawrence W. Whitehead, Ph.D., CIH; and Thomas C. Ouimet, MPH, MBA, CIH, CSP. The restructured council will also include AIHA President Lindsay E. Booher, CIH, CSP; American Board of Industrial Hygiene Chair Scott E. Merkle, CIH; and ACGIH® Chair Lawrence M. Gibbs, CIH.

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