American Industrial Hygiene Foundation Ushers in New Board at AIHce EXP 2017

The Board of Trustees of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) officially welcomed its new Board of Trustees at AIHce EXP 2017 in Seattle, WA. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Release No. SPR-17-0614-01

CONTACT:
Gabriella Lehimdjian, AIHA Communications 
(703) 846-0700; glehimdjian@aiha.org 

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (June 14, 2017) — The American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) passed the baton to its new Board of Trustees at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce EXP) in Seattle, WA. The robust foundation recently awarded a total of $131,800 in scholarships to 51 industrial hygiene students. AIHF also hosted its annual Fun Run during AIHce EXP, raising scholarship funds for students studying industrial hygiene and related disciplines. 

“The Board is happy to announce that after receiving fourteen Fun Run Sponsorships, revenue is ahead by 45% over 2016 and we are committed to keeping up this momentum,” stated Deborah Nelson, PhD, CIH, President of AIHF.  “AIHF’s mission is to enable talented students to complete their educations in industrial hygiene and related disciplines. They are the future of protecting worker health.”

At the conclusion of AIHce EXP, the new AIHF Board of Trustees includes:
President – Deborah I. Nelson, PhD, CIH
President-Elect – Cynthia A. Ostrowski, CIH
Vice President – Kathleen S. Murphy, CIH
Treasurer – J. Lindsay Cook, CIH, CSP
Secretary – Michael S. Rosenow, CIH, CSP, MPH
Member-at-Large – John L. Henshaw, CIH
Immediate Past President – Steven E. Lacey, PhD, CIH, CSP
 
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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.