BCSP Welcoming Three New Board Members in 2019

BCSP announced the results of its board of director elections and welcomes Bruce Lyon, CSP; Jay Harf, CSP; and Regina McMichael, CSP, CET, as they join the board in 2019.

The Board of Certified Safety Professionals on Dec. 6 announced the results of its board of directors elections. Linda F. Martin, CSP, SMS, ASP, OHST, CHST, STSC, CET, will remain the board's president in 2019; Joshua J. Franklin, CSP, SMS, CET, has been elected vice president; C. Christopher Patton, CSP, SMS, ASP, will serve as past president; and Mario A. Varela, CSP, ASP, will serve as treasurer. BCSP also will welcome Bruce Lyon, CSP; Jay Harf, CSP; and Regina McMichael, CSP, CET, as they join the board in 2019.

Lyon is vice president and director of risk management services with Hays Companies. Lyon holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Safety and a M.S. degree in Occupational Safety Management/Fire Science from the University of Central Missouri, and he is the Advisory Board chair to UCM's Safety Sciences Program, Vice Chair of US TAG 262 for ISO 31000, and member of the ANSI Z590.3 Prevention Through Design review committee. He received the CSP Award of Excellence from BCSP in 2018.

Harf is vice president of environmental, health, safety, and sustainability for L'Oreal Operations in Clark, N.J. Harf holds bachelor's and master's degrees in Industrial Safety from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is currently a doctoral candidate in the Leadership program at Alvernia University.

McMichael is president of The Learning Factory, Inc. She has 29 years of experience in safety and health education, training, communication, and leadership, according to BCSP.

BCSP's 2019 board of directors includes Joaquin M. Diaz, CSP, CHST, OHST; V. Raymond Ferrara, CFP (Public Director); Joshua J. Franklin (vice president); Jim S. Kreinbrink, CSP; Daniel T. Lyons, CSP; Linda F. Martin (president); Michael H. Overholt, CSP, OHST; C. Christopher Patton (past president); Leslie R. Stockel, CSP, SMS; Mario A. Varela (treasurer); and Treasa M. Turnbeaugh, Ph.D., CSP, ASP, CET, (chief executive officer, board secretary).

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