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ASSP announces leaders for 2019

Posted On: Apr. 18, 2019 3:13 PM CST

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The American Society of Safety Professionals on Thursday announced its new leaders from its 2019 elections, set to begin their new terms July 1.

Diana Stegall, an ASSP member since 1990 and Rockford, Minnesota-based senior loss control consultant for United Wisconsin Insurance Co., which does business as United Heartland, was elected president, the Park Ridge, Illinois-based organization said in a statement. She will replace outgoing ASSP President Rixio Medina.

The organization’s members also selected Deborah R. Roy as president-elect. Ms. Roy is corporate director of health, safety and wellness at L.L.Bean Inc. in Freeport, Maine. She rejoined the ASSP board of directors in 2018 after serving as a director-at-large from 2015-17.

Brad Giles, principal of Bradley Giles and Associates LLC in New Meadows, Idaho, was elected senior vice president. An ASSP member since 1981, Mr. Giles will be society president in 2021-22, according to the statement.

Thomas Kramer, an ASSP member since 2000 and managing principal for LJB Inc. in Miamisburg, Ohio, was chosen as director-at-large.