AIHA Announces Election Results for the 2022–2023 Board of Directors
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (March 29, 2022)—AIHA has announced four new members of its Board of Directors who will serve for the 2022–2023 term, starting from their induction on May 25, during AIHA’s Annual Business Meeting. The Business Meeting will be held in Nashville, Tennessee, as part of the Association’s conference this year, AIHce EXP 2022.
The Board of Directors candidates are recommended by AIHA’s Nominating Committee, from a pool of nominees put forward by the AIHA membership at large through a rigorous open call process. 2021–2022 Nominating Committee chair Lindsay Cook, CIH, CSP, FAIHA, speaking on behalf of the committee, said, “We are thankful for all of the talented individuals, including Board members, committee volunteers, and association members, who lend their time and expertise to help AIHA pursue its goal for healthier workplaces and communities.”
The new AIHA Board officers and directors are as follows:
Nicole Greeson, MS, CIH, was elected as vice-president after serving as 2020–2022 treasurer and 2019–2020 treasurer-elect. A member of AIHA since 2001, she has served on the Mentoring and Professional Development Committee—as chair, vice chair, and past chair during the years 2014 and 2017—and the Healthcare Working Group. She also chaired the Board of Directors of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene from 2014 to 2015 and is the director of the Occupational Hygiene and Safety Division of Duke University and Health System in Durham, North Carolina.
Pamela Kostle, MS, CIH, FAIHA, was elected as secretary-elect. A member since 2000, she previously served on the AIHA Board of Directors from 2018 to 2021. Kostle has also served in the Fellows Special Interest Group, the Sampling and Laboratory Analysis Committee, and the Stewardship and Sustainability Committee. Now retired, she previously worked as the occupational health manager in the Environmental and Occupational Health unit of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s University Health Services. Kostle is a graduate of the University of Iowa and currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
Bryan Seal, PhD, CIH, CSP, CHMM, REHS, was elected as a director. A member since 1993, he has served on the Exposure and Control Banding, Respiratory Protection, Exposure Assessment Strategies, Risk, and Named Awards and Fellows Selection Committees, as well as the ABET-AIHA-ASSP Joint Curriculum Task Force. Seal is managing principal of Contemporary Industrial Hygiene & Safety Inc. and an assistant professor at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. A graduate of Penn State University, he currently lives in Indiana, Pennsylvania.
Eric R. White, MPH, CIH, CSP, was elected as a director. A member since 2010, he has served on the Ergonomics, Exposure and Control Banding, and Conference Planning Committees. White, a graduate of The University of Michigan, works as an environmental health and safety manager for AbbVie. He currently lives in Chicago.
More information about the AIHA Board of Directors can be found on AIHA’s governance webpage.
AIHA is the association for scientists and professionals committed to preserving and ensuring occupational and environmental health and safety in the workplace and community. Founded in 1939, we support our members with our expertise, networks, comprehensive education programs, and other products and services that help them maintain the highest professional and competency standards. More than half of AIHA's nearly 8,500 members are Certified Industrial Hygienists, and many hold other professional designations. AIHA serves as a resource for those employed across the public and private sectors, as well as to the communities in which they work.