American Industrial Hygiene Foundation Elects Member-at-Large Trustee

​​The American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) Board of Trustees Names 
John L. Henshaw, CIH “Member-at-Large Trustee.”

Release No. SPR-16-1110-01

Gabriella Lehimdjian, AIHA Communications 
(703) 846-0700;

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (November 10, 2016) —

The American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) Board of Trustees has named John L. Henshaw, CIH as the “Member-at-Large Trustee” for the 2017 term. AIHF is an organization that works to advance the industrial hygiene profession by awarding scholarships to students studying industrial hygiene and related disciplines. By joining the leadership of AIHF, Mr. Henshaw will help shape the future for students across the industrial hygiene profession.

Mr. Henshaw has 40 years of experience in industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental health, and quality assurance and is currently Senior Vice President & Managing Principal- Industrial Hygiene and Safety for Cardno ChemRisk. 

Mr. Henshaw served as President of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) from 1990-1991 and as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for the U.S. Department of Labor and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from 2001-2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Appalachian State University and a Master of Public Health degree from Michigan State University, School of Public Health.

AIHA Board President Steven Lacey, PhD, CIH, CSP said, "We are thrilled that John Henshaw will be serving as an AIHF Trustee.  This is another wonderful example of John's commitment to the future of the profession."  When asked about his new appointment, Mr. Henshaw said, “Our ability to positively impact occupational health around the world is in-part contingent upon our ability to attract and retain top environmental health students. The AIHF, through its trustees, plays a critical role in assuring the Foundation lives up to its mission.  AIHF donors have been very generous in the past and my personal goal, as a member of the Board of Trustees, is to assure we continue to secure contributions, fulfill the expectation of our donors, and create the greatest positive impact possible in our profession.”    

Since 1982, AIHF has distributed more than $1.8 million in scholarships to hundreds of students studying industrial hygiene and related disciplines. These scholarships have enabled talented students to complete their education and encouraged the most promising scholars to enter or remain in the industrial hygiene profession. For more information on AIHF, please contact Laurie Mutdosch, AIHF’s Manager, at​ with any questions.

About AIHF
The mission of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) is to advance the profession by awarding scholarships for students in industrial hygiene and related disciplines, and funding training/professional development opportunities for industrial hygienists in the first 15 years of their professional careers in industrial hygiene and related disciplines. Administration of AIHF is conducted through its Board of Trustees, who are elected members and serve on a volunteer basis only. The AIHF is exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the AIHF are tax-deductible, as provided by law.