ASSP Pine Belt Chapter
The Pine Belt Chapter of
the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) will be the leading regional
Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) resource for industry, students, and
safety professionals in our area of operation.
The Pine Belt Chapter of
the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is a regional association,
which provides professional development, a network of practicing safety
professionals, education, student development and resources for those
engaged in the practice or study of safety, health and the environment. The
Pine Belt Chapter of ASSP provides services to the private and public sector
to protect people, property and the environment.
Guiding Principles and Values
The Chapter will adhere to the American Society of Safety Professionalís purpose
and mission and will consistently align the Chapterís activities
The Chapter will adhere to the highest ethical standards in all of its
activities and actions.
The Chapter will serve as good
stewards of funds collected and distributed
and ensure funds are expended to further Chapter and society missions.
The Chapter will provide its members with quality professional networking,
relevant educational sessions and individual support.
The Chapter will endeavor to promote safety and health awareness in all
The Chapter membership is comprised of
a diverse group of knowledgeable
EHS professionals representing multiple
sectors of industry.
The Chapter membership has individuals
who are passionate about safety
and motivated to support the vision and
mission of ASSP and the Pine Belt Chapter.
The Chapter serves a large geographic
area. This physical dispersion of
members creates challenges for members to
Economic instability has reduced the
ability of members to afford ASSP membership.
Employers are downsizing and
employees are challenged to fulfill employment responsibilities.
Chapter growth by 10%
& facilitate EHS seminars for our market area
Chapter exposure in our area of operation
Continuation of current economic
Lack of area business development
Strategic Goals and Objectives
Short Term (FY 2009)
Complete and submit all
ASSP reports on time
Update the Bylaws for
Survey the membership
and update the Chapter website according to memberís needs
Secure monthly meeting
speaker and topic content 4 months in advance
Develop activities to
involve student members
Increase membership to
records to facilitate smooth transition of new officers and
Research and consider
joining (Area Development Partnership) ADP
with the Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM)
Long Term (3 Year
Review and update Bylaws
Send at least one representative to
the annual leadership conference
Submit all Society reports prior to
Attend and assist (student members)
with the Regional Professional Development Conference (PDC)
Provide Chapter funds to assist
student attendance at the Regional PDC
Research charitable donation opportunities in our area of operation