Available NOW - May 2013
The May 2013 is now posted on our Newsletters page.
Please take a few minutes to look it over!
The next newsletter will be due
July 2013. Please submit any announcements to Christy at
Loy, Inc. has an opening for a Junior Environmental Scientist in their
Pittsburgh , PA office.
FedEx Ground has an opening for
an Industrial Hygienist in their Moon Township, PA office.
CropScience has an opening for Non-Dietary Exposure and Risk
Assessment Scientists in their Research Triangle Park, NC
Go to the Job
Postings page for more info.
March 2013 Meeting -
The March 21, 2013 Expert Witness Testimony Session was
attended by 29 members / guests of the Pittsburgh AIHA. Thank you to
Adley, CIH, CSP,
Bill Bernhart, CIH, and Tom
Blank, CIH, CSP for their participation.
February 2013 Meeting -
Thank you to Dianne Grote Adams of
SafeX, Inc. who gave an informative
presentation during our annual "President's Luncheon" at the LeMont.
Also, thanks to Herb Layman of
US Micro-Solutions who
sponsored the bar drinks.
Dianne was kind enough to provide her presentation for all
members to view. Click here
to open the PDF file.
Pittsburgh AIHA 2013-2014 Election
The results are in! It was a
close race; Dennis Kelly won the Director's seat by one vote!
Congratulations and welcome to Dennis and incoming President-Elect, Thad
Pajak who begin their terms later this year. Thanks to Frank Pokrywka
who continues as Secretary for 2 more years.
Thank you to
the 81 members who took the time to vote!!
Local Section Membership Renewal- Changes for 2013
New this year,
National AIHA will also accept Local Section Dues payments from
non-members. As a non-Natl AIHA member, you can create a profile
on the National AIHA website and pay your local section dues to Pittsburgh
AIHA via credit card. Please use the following links to either log in
to your account for current Natl. AIHA members, or create an account for
non-Natl. AIHA members:
Non-National AIHA members Click Here. Please note, each non-AIHA
member will need to create a profile to pay their local section dues and
should click, “Sign Up as a New Individual”. If he/she is unsure, if they
already have an account with AIHA, please have them contact National AIHA
Customer Service at 703.849.8888.
National AIHA Members Click Here . If you already paid your Natl. dues,
but did not include your Local dues - - you will need to call Customer
Service at 703-849-8888 to pay with a credit card.
regarding membership / dues payments, contact Corresponding Secretary,
Christy Kirsch via email at
Corporate Sponsorship 2013
Thank you to AM Health & Safety, Applied Health Physics, Inc.,
Bayer MaterialScience, CIH Services, Inc. Golder Associates, FirstEnergy, Galson Labs,
Occupational Health Consultants, Inc., RJ Lee Group, Inc., SKC, Inc., and US Micro-Solutions who have
all signed on to be advertisers and/or Corporate Sponsors for 2012-2013!! Your support is
Click on "corporate sponsors" at the for the
online sponsorship application.
Advertising Opportunities - Accepting New Advertisers / Renewals for 2013
Would you/your company like to advertise in the Pittsburgh AIHA Newsletter?
Each year, we publish 6 newsletters - - Sept., Nov., Jan., March, May, and
July. You can choose to advertise in one or more issues.
The advertising rates are as follows:
Full-page ad - $140 each newsletter - $840 per year
Half page ad - $75 each newsletter - $450 per year
quarter page ad - $40 each newsletter - $240 per year
Business card ad - $225 per year
Please email Christy at
email@example.com for more information.
2012-2013 Executive Committee
President: Robert G. Gallaghar, P.E. CHP CIH
President-Elect: Steve Stockton, CIH
Treasurer: Maureen Sammons
Director: Raffie Sessa, CIH
Director: Thomas Blank, CIH, CSP
Secretary: Frank Pokrywka, CIH
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