Safety Sciences Department Advisory Board

  • 2018 Advisory Committee

    The Department of Safety Sciences maintains contact with outside sources of advice through an advisory board that serves both the undergraduate and graduate programs, including the internship program. The board is composed of professionals in safety and health in academia, business, and institutions.

    Categories include general manufacturing transportation, services, food industry, and the chemical industry. At present, board membership includes many current and past officers of local and national chapters of SH&E organizations.


    • Frank Baxter, EHS Director, Skanska
    • Randy Dunagan, Regional Manager/Risk Control, Liberty Mutual Group
    • Jay Harf,AVP-EHS, L’Oreal USA, Inc.
    • Larry Hirchak, SE Region Safety Manager, Granite Construction Company
    • Bradley Johnson, Safety Coordinator, Phillips 66
    • Christopher Kopec, EHS/HUP Manager Region NA, P&G Business Unit, Siemens Energy, Inc.
    • Ray Kovacs, Global Director of EH&S, Sherwin-Williams Company
    • Justin Little, Assistant Manager of Compliance and Safety, CLI Transport, LP (Sheetz)
    • Matthew McCarthy, Safety Director, Kokosing Construction Company, Inc.
    • Jocelyn Milby, Safety Engineer, American Red Cross
    • Tessa Minnick, EHS Manager, Pepsi Bottling Group
    • William Mosier, Sr. Regional Mgr NA Production and Supply for HSE, Syngenta Crop Protection
    • Helmut Paschold, Assistant Professor, IUP Safety Sciences
    • Joe Progar, Glogal EHS Director Materials Group, Avery Dennison
    • Tom Stewart, Safety Manager, Range Resources - Appalachia, LLC
    • Rob Tominello, Safety Group Manager, General Motors
    • David Webb, Director of S&H, HenselPhelps