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Congratulations to 2017-18 NCC-ASSE Executive Board

Posted: Jul 14, 2017

Incoming President, Andrew Shaw and outgoing President, Rob Matuga

The American Society of Safety Engineers achieves its success through the commitment and dedication of its members.

Each year the National Capital Chapter of ASSE (NCC-ASSE) recognizes our annual award recipients, its members for their long service to the society, and conducts an installation the new officers for the program year.

On Tuesday, June 27th, the NCC-ASSE held its annual Awards and Officer Installation Meeting.  

Odorizzi Recognized as Chapter Safety Professional of the Year

Posted: Jul 13, 2017

The chapter Safety Professional of the Year award, or SPY, is an honor acknowledging the dedication and outstanding contributions of one National Capital Chapter ASSE member.

The 2016-17 NCC-ASSE SPY recipient is Marcus Odorizzi, CSP, ASP, Safety & Risk Manager for the City of Rockville, Maryland.

Mr, Odorizzi has made outstanding contributions to the chapter, serving as President in 2015-16, as well as chapter President-Elect, Treasurer, and Delegate.

He has also advanced the safety profession by overseeing safety programs that have been successful in reducing work-related injuries.

2017 Society Election Results

Posted: Apr 17, 2017

The 2017 Society elections are complete and ASSE congratulates its new leaders, whose terms will begin July 1, 2017. The Society thanks all the candidates and all members who voted in this important election process. Visit ASSE’s 2017 Society Election Results web page to view the newly elected leaders.

Now Accepting Nominations: NCC-ASSE Safety Professional of the Year Award

Posted: Apr 11, 2017

The National Capital Chapter of ASSE is now accepting nominations for our Chapter Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) award.  The SPY award is an honor acknowledging the dedication and outstanding contributions of one National Capital Chapter member.  

Shelby Clark Awarded the NCC Janet Sprickman Scholarship for 2017

Posted: Apr 04, 2017

The ASSE Foundation Board of Trustees awarded over $303,000 to 116 individuals in 2017. The National Capital Chapter annually sponsors an award in memorial of Janet Sprickman and this year’s recipient is Shelby Clark, an undergraduate student majoring in Environmental Health at Western Carolina University.

This scholarship is named after the 1971-72 National Capital Chapter President, Janet H. Sprickman, who was a pioneer in the safety and health field as evidenced by her significant professional career at a time when women were rarely given high level responsibilities or opportunities.