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Network with top young safety professionals worldwide. National Safety Council Young Professionals Division member benefits include:
Young Professionals Division members can share tips or post a question on the group's Facebook page. Not a Division member yet? Join today.
The Young Professional’s Division welcomes safety professionals under age 46 from all industries with the goal of bringing together like minded safety driven individuals to improve safety across all segments. Our Division provides a great opportunity for anyone interested in getting involved in the National Safety Council to become familiar with the Divisions and the Council as a whole. We welcome you and look forward to working with you help eliminate preventable deaths in our lifetime.
– Vaughn Hayes2019-2021 Young Professionals Division ChairHopkins Propane
Join your Division colleagues in Pittsburgh at the 2020 NSC Spring Divisions meeting. Learn, discover, connect at the Spring Meeting event, held for the first time in conjunction with the 2020 NSC Northeast Conference & Expo.
Registration for spring meeting requires NSC membership and the promo code "Divisions."
Event Date: March 11, 2020
Venue: David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Hotel: The Westin Pittsburgh, 1000 Penn Avenue
Reserve a room here, or call (412) 281-3700 and reference the NSC Northeast Conference & Expo block by Monday, Feb. 17. Cost is $149, single/double.
Become an advocate for college students interested in a safety career by introducing them to free student membership offered by NSC. Advocates visit local colleges and universities that have safety industry-related classes and clubs. They explain NSC membership, review student membership program documents and give a presentation on the benefits of student membership, NSC scholarships, the NSC Divisions and the NSC mentoring program.
Get more details about the advocate program, and download the PowerPoint presentation to get started right away.
The NSC Young Professionals Division also has organized a FREE undergraduate student mentor program that partners working safety and health professionals (Young Professionals Division members) with active NSC undergraduate student members. Students will regularly communicate with their mentor, who can assist with educational questions, give career advice, connect students with possible work or internship opportunities, recommend professional resources, and more.
Undergraduate university students interested in working with a mentor should contact Christy Maes, NSC program manager, [email protected], to indicate their desire to participate in this free program. Interested student members should indicate their field of interest so they can be matched with a mentor most effectively.
Vaughn HayesDirector of OperationsHopkins PropaneDivision Chair
Chris OsterhoutSystem Safety SpecialistSound TransitDivision Vice Chair
Amanda HornerMid-America Regional CouncilDivision Secretary
Kristen ChipmanEnvironmental, Health and Safety SupervisorCianbro Fabrication & Coatings CorporationImmediate Past Chair
Christy Maes[email protected]NSCDivision Program Manager
Kristen ChipmanCianbro Fabrication & Coatings CorporationDivision Delegate
Tameca MilesDistrict of Columbia Water and Sewer AuthorityMarketing and Events Chair
Travis ParkerLee MechanicalLeadership Development Chair
Jeff KozubDowDuPont Specialty Products (DuPont Division)Membership Chair
Adam BatesTerminixStrategic Planning Chair
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