Member Get-a-Member

You know firsthand the value of being a member of AIHA. By sharing your personal and professional experiences with a colleague and recruiting others, you will:
  • Expand your network of industry professionals and support the professional community
  • Help your colleagues succeed in their careers
  • Strengthen AIHA to ensure the voices of industrial hygienists are heard
  • Receive recognition and win valuable prizes for your recruitment efforts

How It Works

Reach Out. Tell a friend, colleague or associate about the benefits of AIHA membership.
Pull Them In. Have your referral join AIHA and list your name in the "referred by" line on their application.
Get Rewarded. For every member you recruit, you will be entered into a raffle for one of the prizes listed below. The more members you recruit, the better your odds are of winning.
  • Quarterly Prizes: A $100 American Express Gift Card.
  • Grand Prize: A choice of registration to AIHce or the AIHA Fall Conference, which includes airfare and hotel.*
  • Recognition: Your name will published on our website and in The Synergist magazine.
*Prizes are subject to change. Grand prize airfare reimbursement up to $500.

Recruiting Tips

  • Identify potential members
  • Introduce potential members to AIHA
  • Use your AIHA Membership Guide
  • Invite your colleague to attend a meeting
  • Encourage your colleague to visit the AIHA website (
  • Share your experiences with them
  • Ask if they are ready to become a member
  • Give them a membership application
  • Check in with your colleagues to see if they have joined. If they have not, remind them why it is beneficial to them.

Who are Potential Members?

  • Coworkers who are interested in OEHS
  • Colleagues in the OEHS profession
  • OEHS professionals looking for career advancement
  • Members of allied associations
  • Nonmembers who attend local section, national, or allied meetings
  • Local college graduates or students from OEHS programs
Questions? Contact the member services team at 1-703-849-8888 or

Program Rules and Eligibility

Contest rules, eligibility requirements, prizes and drawing information:
  • All AIHA members in good standing are eligible to win except for employees of AIHA and members of their immediate families and households.
  • The contest period is January 1 through December 31.
  • Contestants agree that AIHA’s decisions and rules are final and not open to challenge.
  • AIHA reserves the right to change the contest rules and prizes offered.
  • To receive credit for each new member, the recruiter’s name must appear in the "Referred by" section of the recruit's membership application.
  • The recruiter is officially credited when the recruit is accepted for membership and dues have been received.
  • All applications and membership dues must be received by December 31 to be counted toward the current year's Member Get-a-Member Program.
  • Recruiters will be eligible for entries into the quarterly and grand prize drawings, as announced by AIHA throughout the Campaign.
  • The grand prize drawing will be held in January.
  • Recruiters will receive one entry into prize drawings for each new paid member recruited during the designated time period.
  • The grand prize complimentary registration for AIHce or AIHA Fall Conference may not be sold or redeemed for cash or other credit.
  • The conference registration must be used for the next AIHce or AIHA Fall Conference or it will be forfeited. Airfare reimbursement up to $500.
  • No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited.
  • The number of entries received determines odds of winning.
  • All federal, state, and local laws apply.​

Top Recruiters ​



 Grand Prize Winners

​2012: John N. Zey, CIH
2011: Denise A. Pitts, CIH, CSP
2010: Julie M. Panko, CIH
2009: Chandran Achutan, PhD
2008: Carter B. Ficklen, III, CIH
2007: Steven J. Tochilin, CIH
2006: Kevin C. Roegner, MPH, CIH
2005: Richard Gleason, CIH, CSP, CHMM

 Quarterly Prize Winners

​Gerald DeLong, PhD, CIH
Roman Worobel, CIH
Jeffrey Silvers, MPH, CIH, CSP
Kathleen Grissom
Ephraim Massawe, PhD
John Baker, CIH
Ryan J. Langton, CIH
James D. Blando, PhD
Robert N. Phalen, PhD, CIH
Peter L. Provost, CIH, REM
Lawrence W. Whitehead, PhD, CIH
David O. Wallace, CIH
Victor P.F. Leung, CIH
Stephen E. Petty, CIH, PE
Michael E. Findley, CIH
Charles E. Clarke, CIH, JD, CSP
Kent A. Candee, CIH
Neil J. Zimmerman, PhD, PE, CIH
David M. Zalk, CIH, MPH
Brent Altemose, CIH, CSP
William David Johnson, CIH
Hernando R. Perez, PhD, MPH, CIH
Oliver McDonald, CIH, CSP
Joel M. Haight, PhD, PE, CIH, CSP
Mark A. Fleri, CIH, CSP, CHMM, PE
Jennifer L. Carey
James Brian Dumser, PhD, CIH
Stephen C. Smith, CIH, CSP, CHMM
Kimberly Newell
Carmen Pompeii, CHMM
Yohan Benjamin, CIH
Perry Logan, CIH