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February Technical Meeting Summary

The February Technical Meeting was conducted as a live virtual lunchtime meeting on February 11, 2021. The Speaker was Dr. Linda F. Martin. The title of the Presentation was “The Use of Technology in Current and Future Safety Applications”. There fifty-two (52) people that participated. We had 73 people register for the virtual meeting. Thank you to those who participated in this virtual meeting!

There is no video recording of the presentation per the request of the Speaker nor is there a presentation available.

January Technical Meeting Summary and Recording

The January Technical Meeting was conducted as a live virtual lunchtime meeting on January 21, 2021. The Speaker was Mr. Joe Tantarelli, Safety Consultant with SafeStart. The title of the Presentation was “Buried Alive: A survivors story”. There were thirty-one (31) people that participated. We had 43 people register for the virtual meeting. Thank you to those who participated in this virtual meeting!

The video recording of the presentation is here and the presentation is here for those that missed the meeting or if you would like to review either of them again.

ASSP Members Reach Milestones in 2020

ASSP has released a list of members on January 01, 2021 listing Society members reaching 50, 40, and 25 year membership milestones. The length of the list and number of members reaching these milestones are impressive. The complete ASSP list can be seen here.

There are members of the Western PA Chapter of ASSP meeting these milestones. Those members reaching the 40-year milestone are Arthur T, Breuer Jr, Thomas Michael Gaul, Gary W. Gillespie, Robert D. Soule, and Ronald Lucarelli. Those members reaching the 25-year milestone are Edward E. Buffington, James L. Cessna, Brian C. Fleck, and Scott D. Welch.

Congratulations to the members meeting the 40- and 25-year milestones!

Chapter Sponsorship Opportunities

The Chapter has developed a Chapter Sponsorship Program with the sponsorship proceeds supporting the WPA ASSP Chapter meetings and Scholarship/Grant Program while visibly marketing your company’s products and/or services to our members and the organizations in which we are involved. We offer three sponsorship packages.

It is important to note that other opportunities will be presented throughout the Chapter year including the Annual Professional Development Conference and Student Section Events that are separate from the above three packages.

For more information, go to the Sponsorship page on the website.