Chapter News

NoVA 2019-2020 Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award

Nov 19, 2019

Now accepting nominations! 


Dear NOVA Member,

The ASSP NOVA Chapter is now accepting nominations for NOVA Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award for the 2019-2020 ASSP NOVA Chapter year.  Nominate a fellow Chapter member you think has demonstrated technical expertise in safety, has a good grasp of the operational aspect of their safety employment, demonstrated outstanding contributions to Chapter activities including committee chair and/or officer, service to members, demonstrated leadership in establishing, maintaining, and improving Chapter programs, and has contributed to advance the safety profession.

Nominating Procedures 

The nominee’s entire submission should include the following items:

  • The completed SPY nomination form and/or letter of endorsement from the nominating Member. Click here for a nomination form  
  • A letter of endorsement from the nominee’s immediate employer supervisor. This should be one page or less.
  • A one to three page resume of the nominee’s background.
  • A petition that lists in the order obtained the nominee’s achievements. Word processing guidelines for the petition include letter sized paper with type on one side only.

Please submit your nominations by COB, Friday, January 3, 2020.  Nominations are due electronically to

Thank you in advance for your participation in nominating a Chapter SPY!

Sara Hoover
Awards & Honors Committee Chair

Region VI PDC – Call for Speakers

Oct 16, 2019

Region VI of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) proudly invites those interested in presenting at our 2020 Professional Development Conference (PDC) to submit an application for review by the Planning Committee. The objective is to give attendees the opportunity to:

  • Build upon their professional skills and knowledge
  • Prepare for new challenges in the Safety, Health and Environmental fields
  • Provide practical solutions to the challenges in these fields

2019–2020 Meeting Schedule

Sep 09, 2019

Now Accepting Candidates & Nominations for Northern Area Director for Region VI

Sep 09, 2019

The current term for the Northern Area Director comes to an end on June 30th, 2020.  Region VI leadership is now accepting nominations for this very important senior leadership position.

Review the job description here.

Holding a leadership position within the American Society of Safety Professionals gives you the opportunity to influence the Society’s direction and the safety profession’s future.