Mis​sion

We are dedicated to improving workplace health and safety conditions through the sharing of knowledge and experience with fellow members and the public, encouraging educational opportunities to enhance technical expertise and providing a forum to promote the practice of industrial hygiene.

Who We A​re

The Deep South Section membership includes industrial hygienists, nurses, physicians, safety professionals, sales representatives and others interested in health protection of workers and the community. Geographically, the membership is open to anyone residing or working in Louisiana. Membership in the American Industrial Hygiene Association is strongly encouraged.​​​​

2019 Officers and Board Members

  • President​: ​Chris Robertson
  • President-Elect: ​Erin Spencer
  • ​​Past President​: ​Tuan Nguyen
  • Secretary: ​Ben Jelin
  • Treasurer: ​Alan Rovira
  • ​Director, Professional Development: ​Joe Tudor
  • ​​Director, Student Development: ​Ephraim Massawe

Our Bylaws

Founder

Founding Members — April 6, 1964

  • Wilson Applegate
  • Richard Dickerson
  • Sheldon Hanemann
  • Robert McClintock
  • Robert Rainey
  • Warren Reinhart
  • Harry Wheeler
  • Larry Wyatt​

Past Presidents

  • 1964: Fred S. Venable
  • 1965: Fred S. Venable
  • 1966: Warren H. Reinhart
  • 1967: Wilson C. Applegate
  • 1968: Sheldon Hanemann
  • 1969: Robert S. Rainey
  • 1970: William E. Reinhart
  • 1971: George Pappas
  • 1972: Joe LaBauve
  • 1973: Ed. F. Metz
  • 1974: Ted Aucoin
  • 1975: Beverly Panacamo
  • 1976: George L. Kelmill
  • 1977: Cressend Schonberg
  • 1978: Carolyn Phillips
  • 1979: William Swofford
  • 1980: ---
  • 1981: Sham Sachdev
  • 1982: Phillip West
  • 1983: R. David Phillips
  • 1984: F. Robert Siener
  • 1985: ---
  • 1986: Steve Robinson
  • 1987: Pat Logue
  • 1988: Jean F. Phillips
  • 1989: Tom Hickcox
  • 1990: Paul Kennedy
  • 1991: Mary McCoy
  • 1992: Don Johnson
  • 1993: Fred Barron
  • 1994: Steve Verret
  • 1995: Jonny Vickers
  • 1996: Richard Matherne
  • 1997: Susan L. Welch
  • 1998: Richard Matherne
  • 1999: Karen Powers
  • 2000: Karen Powers (2nd Term)
  • 2001: F. Robert Siener Jr.
  • 2002: Jesse Ralph Marshall
  • 2003: Eric L. Botnick
  • 2004: Ronald H. Williams
  • 2005: Andry Nowosiwsky
  • 2006: Silton Matt
  • 2007: Keith McCarroll
  • 2008: Alan Rovira
  • 2009: Yaisa Henderson
  • 2010: Richard Matherne
  • 2011: Charles Leonard
  • 2012: Amanda Weir​
  • 2013: Wayne LaCombe
  • 2014: Chris Robertson
  • 2015: Joe Tudor
  • 2016: Zachariah Fridge
  • 2017: Cullen Whittaker
  • 2018: Tuan Nguyen
  • 2019: Chris Robertson
  • 2020: Erin Spencer