New CSB Board Member Selected
Dr. Beth J. Rosenberg, an assistant professor in the Public Health Program of Tufts University School of Medicine, will be nominated by President Obama.
President Obama on Sept. 20 announced he will nominate two individuals to high posts at the U.S. Department of Labor and also the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board. Keith Kelly is the nominee to be assistant secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training at DOL, and Dr. Beth J. Rosenberg, MPH, is nominated to be a member of the CSB board.
Kelly is the commissioner of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry, a position he has held since January 2005, having served as administrator for the agency's Unemployment Insurance Division from 2002 to 2004. From 2001 to 2002, he was president of Kelly & Associates, LLC. Kelly previously served as administrator of the Farm Service Agency and executive vice president of the Commodity Credit Corporation at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and was director of the Arizona Department of Agriculture from 1990 to 1997 and director of the Montana Department of Agriculture from 1983 to 1989.
Kelly chaired the Veterans Affairs Committee of the National Association of State Workforce Agencies from 2009 to 2010. He was awarded a Bronze Star and the Combat Infantryman’s Badge for his service with the Army’s 101st Airborne Division, according to the White House news release.
Rosenberg is an assistant professor in the Public Health Program at Tufts University School of Medicine, a position she has held since 1996. Since 2005, she has researched the safety systems and health and safety conditions at former nuclear weapons production sites. From 2000 to 2008, she was a member of the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Scientific Advisory Board. She has a B.A. in Anthropology from Wellesley College, an MPH in Health Law from Boston University School of Public Health, and a Sc.D. in Work Environment Policy from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.