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Call for AIHA Board Nominations – 2017 Open Positions​​​


 Call for Nominations


  • ​Represents the broad membership of the organization
  • Acts in the best interests of AIHA in all board decisions
  • Establishes a vision and outlines goals to reach the vision
  • Articulates the mission and sustains the vision
  • Ensures effective organizational planning is in place
  • Enhances the organization’s public standing
  • Communicates with AIHA leadership (VG chairs, LS presidents, etc.) about important decisions affecting AIHA
  • Represents AIHA in a professional manner to groups inside and outside of AIHA
  • Creates and sets policy

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Approximately 5-10 hours per month.

Additionally, the board of directors meets face-to-face four ti​​mes a year.

​The Treasurer shall be the chair of the Finance Committee and shall be responsible for the preparation of an annual budget, in conjunction with staff, for approval by the Finance Committee before being submitted to the Board of Directors for final approval. The Treasurer shall present an annual financial report, audited by independent certified public accountants for the Association, at the Annual Meeting of the membership. If required by the Board of Directors, the Treasurer shall be bonded for the faithful discharge of duties in such sum and with such surety as the Board of Directors shall determine.  The Treasurer shall perform all duties incident to the office of Treasurer and any other duties as may be from time to time assigned by the President or the Board of Directors. Read More ...​

Approximately 8-10 hours per month.

Additionally, the board of directors meets face-to-face four times a year.
Being an officer or director is an important responsibility with significant career enhancing rewards. On average, the duties of vice president and president-elect take approximately 20 hours per month, and the duties of the president take approximately 40 hours per month. Duties of the past-president take approximately 20 hours per month. Additionally, the board of directors meets face-to-face four times a year.​ Read more...​
20 hours per month.

Additionally, the board of directors meets face-to-face four times a year.
The Groups That Are Part of the AIHA Family
From volunteers to related organizations, there are a lot of people that help make up the AIHA family. These smaller, more focused groups are often the oil that keeps the AIHA machinery running.
AIHA has the following organizations under its umbrella: 
  • Volunteer Groups - Industrial hygienists and other occupational health, safety and environmental professionals volunteer their time, energy, and expertise through AIHA’s volunteer groups.

  • Local Sections - Membership in a local section does​ more than just keep you informed—it provides you with a total spectrum of activities that enhance your professional growth, while promoting the occupational health and safety field.

  • Students and Early Career Professionals - AIHA is committed to reaching out to young professionals pursuing careers in industrial hygiene and other occupational and environmental health and safety (OEHS) professions. Whether you're a student exploring the field of industrial hygiene or a young professional recently starting your professional journey, AIHA will be there for you.

  • Future Leaders Institute - The Future Leaders focuses on strengthening the leadership skills of young IH professionals and is designed for young professionals with less than 15 years of work experience.  The next Future Leaders Institute will be held in 2018 in conjunction with IOHA.  Information about how to apply for the 2018 Future Leaders Institute will be forthcoming.  Future Leaders Institute is made possible by the support of AIHA and donations from past FLI Alumni and AIHA members.  Donations to support the program are tax deductible as allowed by law. 

  • Special Interest Groups (SIG) - AIHA members can serve on a number of special interest groups that help to disseminate the AIHA mission statement to AIHA members, the OEHS community, and the general public.

  • Outreach - AIHA's outreach efforts include various awards and honors for professional members, outreach to students who are pursuing degrees in IH who could be members of AIHA, and opportunities to be a mentor or to be mentored.​

  • AIHA Guideline Foundation - the AIHA Guideline Foundation is dedicated to de​veloping and dissemin​ating occupational and community exposure guidelines for chemical and physical agents and stressors.

  • ​​​The Academy - The Academy of Industrial Hygiene is designed to advance the professional practice of IH by defining and raising the competency of the professional practice of IH, building wide recognition of the need for and value of high-quality IH practice, and building a sense of community among worldwide professional IHs.

  • AIHA Standards Activities​ - The goals for AIHA standards development are to ensure that AIHA obtains and maintains an appropriate level of involvement or leadership in industrial/occupational hygiene-related standards globally and to encourage broader participation by AIHA in the development of international IH/OH standards while supporting and strengthening the existing domestic standards development efforts.

  • AIHA Foundation - The mission of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation is to advance the profession by awarding scholarships for students in industrial hygiene and related disciplines.​​