American Industrial Hygiene Foundation Seeks Trustee to Help Shape the Future for Students in the IH Profession

The American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) Board of Trustees seeks nominations for the position of “Member-at-Large Trustee.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Release No. SPR-16-0927-01

CONTACT:
Gabriella Lehimdjian, AIHA Communications 
(703) 846-0700; glehimdjian@aiha.org​
  
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (September 27, 2016) — The Board of Trustees of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF), an organization that works to advance the industrial hygiene profession by awarding scholarships to students in related disciplines, seeks nominations for the position of “Member-at-Large Trustee.” This position serves a one-year term, which will commence at the annual Board of Trustees meeting on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. After completing the first year term, the candidate may be re-slated for a second term.

Nominees should be dedicated to AIHF’s core focus areas of work, including donor development and relations, fundraising, and scholarships. Interested individuals must also be AIHA members in good standing, demonstrate strategic thinking and innovation, and be prepared to disclose in writing any potential conflicts of interest. Further, nominees should be committed to diversity and inclusiveness, as well as to the time required to serve. 

The nominating committee consists of the AIHF Board of Trustees. When evaluating candidates, the committee will also consider prior experience serving in a leadership or board role and participation in donor development and fundraising activities.

By joining the leadership of AIHF, trustees can help shape the future for students across the industrial hygiene profession. Interested individuals should fill out the online nomination form and contact Laurie Mutdosch, AIHF’s Manager, Professional Community, at aihf@aiha.org with any questions. 

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. 

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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.