AIHA® Announces Election Results for Academy of Industrial Hygiene Council
Academy works to provide leadership in advancing the professional field of industrial hygiene
FALLS CHURCH, VA (August 28, 2012) — The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has announced the results of the 2012 election for the Academy of Industrial Hygiene (AIH) Council. Council members will assume their new terms on Tuesday, October 30, at the Academy’s annual business meeting during the annual AIHA Fall Conference in San Antonio,TX on October 27 -31. New Council Officers include:
- S.Z (Zack) Mansdorf, PhD, CIH, CSP, QEP, President
- Lauralynn Taylor McKernan, ScD, CIH, President-Elect
- John L. Henshaw, CIH, Vice President
- Perry W. Logan, PhD, CIH, Past President
John Henshaw, CIH joins the Council as the newly-elected Vice President. Mr. Henshaw has been an active member of AIHA since 1976 and has served AIHA in a variety of roles, including AIHA Board member and Past President. Mr. Henshaw is currently the Senior Vice President and Managing Principal of Industrial Hygiene & Safety at Cardno ChemRisk, LLC.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome John to the Academy Executive Council.” said Perry Logan, PhD, CIH, Academy president. “John’s extensive professional and volunteer experience will be a great asset to the Academy. Throughout his career John has provided leadership and engagement for activities that strengthen the global CIH body while creating ways for early career professionals to raise their professional competency through certification. There is no doubt that he will bring new ideas to energize our CIHs and AIH Council to further strengthen our profession around the world“.
The AIH Council also includes the following participants or their designees: the president of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the chair of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists and the chair of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. Through the council and its members, the Academy focuses on providing leadership in advancing the professional field of industrial hygiene, raising the level of competence of industrial hygienists, and securing wide recognition of the need for high quality industrial hygiene practice to ensure healthful working conditions in the various occupations and industries.
For further information regarding the 2012 Academy elections, please contact Vicky Yobp, AIHA’s managing director of professional community, at (703) 846-0769 or
. Founded in 1939, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is the premier association of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals. AIHA’s 10,000 members play a crucial role on the front line of worker health and safety every day. Members represent a crosssection of industry, private business, labor, government and academia.