September 12, 2019

American Industrial Hygiene Foundation Names Member-at-Large for Board of Trustees

Release No. SMR-19-0911-01

Susan Marchese
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(703) 846-0742

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Sept. 11, 2019) — The American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) announced today that Barbara J. Dawson, CIH, CSP, has been selected to serve as the new member-at-large for the Foundation's board of trustees. AIHF is committed to advancing the industrial hygiene profession by awarding scholarships to students studying industrial hygiene and related disciplines. By joining the leadership of AIHF, Dawson will help shape the future for students across the IH profession.

AIHA President Kathy Murphy, CIH, said, "We are thrilled that Barbara J. Dawson will be serving as an AIHF trustee. Barbara is a great supporter of the Foundation, students, and the IH profession. She is a welcome addition to the Foundation board, and we look forward to working with her."

Dawson brings 30 years of experience in industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental health and is currently the global occupational health (OH) competency leader at DuPont. She is an AIHA Fellow, served as AIHA president in 2014 and is past chair of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.

About AIHF

The mission of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation is to advance the profession by awarding scholarships to 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 IH and related disciplines.

About AIHA

Founded in 1939, American Industrial Hygiene Association is a nonprofit organization serving professionals dedicated to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, control, and confirmation of environmental stressors in or arising from the workplace that may result in injury, illness, or impairment, or affect the well-being of workers and members of the community. AIHA provides comprehensive education programs and other products and services that help its members maintain the highest professional 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 in the industrial, consulting, academic, and government sectors. Learn more at