Region VI Safety Professional of the Year

The ASSP Regional SPY award is an honor acknowledging the dedication and outstanding contributions of a member to a specific Region.  Criteria in which a candidate is judged include:

  1. Demonstrated technical expertise in the broad field of safety and a thorough knowledge of the operational aspects of his/her nominee’s safety employment.
  2. Demonstrated outstanding contributions to the Society, Council, Region, or Membership Community activities, including committee or task force chair, officer, services to members, lecturer at seminars, etc.
  3. Professional contributions to advance the Safety Profession, such as fostering professional development, public/community services, instructor at educational institutions, involvement in codes and legislation, articles written, work with allied groups, etc.
  4. Awards and innovations, including citations, honors, plaques; or new procedures or systems developed.
  5. Leadership in establishment, maintenance, and improvement of technical or Society programs in the organization nominee serves or elsewhere.
  6. Other personal achievements related to safety and health.
  7. Endorsements by superiors and verification by associates, in the form of letters on appropriate stationery of the employer, Membership Community, or Council.

You can download the package for the Regional SPY Application process by clicking here.

You can download the package for the Chapter SPY Application process by clicking here.

The Deadline to submit a completed package to be considered for Regional SPY recognition is February 1st of each year.

 Packages should be emailed to Member & Chapter Affairs Committee: arvp-member@region6.assp.org

Awards can be ordered by logging into ASSP member account  > Community Leader Resources > Chapter > Chapter Management > Chapter Forms > Order SPY Statute

2020
Matthew Wilcox, CSP

2018
Daniel Ashworth, MS, CSP, CFPS

2016
Arlene Edwards, CSP

2014
Elizabeth Barnette, ASP, SMS

2012
Adele Abrams, JD, CMSP

2010
Ashok Garlapati, CSP, CFIOSH, QEP

2008
Michael A. McCullion, CSP, ARM

2007
Herbert C. Maher

2005
David G. Mazary, CSP, CHMM, CRMP

2004
Maryellen P. Harper, MS, CSP, ARM

2001
John W. Mewborn, CSHM

1999
Everett Lallis Jr.

2019
Christopher S. Hinson, CIH, CSP, CHMM

2017
Jorge Otalora, CHST

2015
Julian Mercer, MS, CSP, CRSP, ASP, CSHM
2013
David Wenzel, CSP, OHST

2011
Frank Cruice, MS, CSP, CHCM, CRSP

2009
Ujwal Ritwik, CRSP, QEP

2008
Eva C. Mann, CSP

2006
Emory E. Knowles, CSP, CIH

2004
Wilma L. Magyar

2003
Diana Stegall, CSP, CFPS, ARM, CPCU

2000
G. Dwight Blankenbaker