NORA Services Sector Council

Council Members

The Council has two co-chairs, one from the NIOSH Services Program and one industry partner. The NIOSH Services Program assistant coordinator also helps to facilitate the work of the council. Members attend meetings and participate in workgroups. Contact the council co-chair to volunteer, or NORA Coordinator with any questions or comments about NORA in general.

Current Members

Council Members
Name Organization
Lauren Menger-Ogle
Co-Chair, NIOSH Program Co-Coordinator
Mike Foley
SHARP Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Sarah Hughes
NIOSH Program Co-Coordinator
Donna Pfirman
NIOSH Program Assistant Coordinator
Paul Schulte
NIOSH Program Manager
Barb Alexander NIOSH
Amy Bahruth American Federation of Teachers
Greg Benefield Marsh
Anasua Bhattacharya NIOSH
J. Scott Bicksler Aerotek, Inc.
Andrew Bray National Association of Landscape Professionals
John Brown Staffmark
Kevin Casey SSC Services for Education
Diana Ceballos Boston University
Jacqueline Chan California Department of Public Health
Ron Chylinski Employbridge Workforce Specialists
Diana Colon-Guzman UNITE HERE! International Union
Thomas Cunningham NIOSH
Sharon Davis Elwood Staffing
Scott DeBow Randstad
Bruce De Vrou Spectrum Health and Professional Grounds Management Society
David DeSario Temp Worker Justice
Cynthia M. Eghbalnia National Express
Gil Fried University of West Florida
Cheryl Gannon OSHA
Rebecca Guerin NIOSH
Matthew Gunter U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Patrick Guzzle National Restaurant Association
Phil Hagan Georgetown University and National Waste & Recycling Association
Greg Kearney East Carolina University
John King OSHA
Robert Lewellen AtWork
Dorothy Maffei University of Illinois at Chicago
Christopher Mundschenk Building Service Contractors Association International
Jack Nunes Lear Corporation
Carol Pariente Lippi Employbridge Workforce Specialists
Ketki Patel Texas Department of State Health Services
Michael Quinn U.S. Department of the Interior
Milagro Rodríguez American Federation of Government Employees
Nancy Romano NIOSH
Marie-Anne Rosemberg University of Michigan, School of Nursing
Brittany Sakata American Staffing Association
Kirk Sander National Waste and Recycling Association
Adam Seidner The Hartford
Katie Shahan NIOSH
Swati Sharma California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative
Sam Steel National Association of Landscape Professionals
Christina Socias-Morales NIOSH
Laura Styles California Department of Public Health
Eric Sygnatur U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Christa Themann NIOSH
Jennifer Topmiller NIOSH
Paul Vescio Aon
Tim Walsh The Davey Tree Expert Company
Amy Wangdahl OSHA
Dorothy Wigmore National COSH Fellow
Acie Zachary OSHA
Joseph P Zanoni University of Illinois at Chicago

A heartfelt thank you to past participants in the third decade of NORA for their contributions:

(Please note: affiliations listed were current as of the time of participation but may no longer be accurate)

Name Affiliation
Kofi Arhin Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Bryan Beamer NIOSH
Tim Bell Chicago Workers’ Collaborative
Edward Collins Willis Food & Beverage Practice
Amanda Crim American Hotel and Lodging Association
Cherie Estill NIOSH
Kathleen Fagan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Sarah Felknor NIOSH
Peter Eric Gerstenberger Tree Care Industry Association, Inc.
Jorge Gomez Southern Botanical, Inc.
Charlotte Hulett Golden Corral Corporation
Joan Karr NIOSH
Amnesty Kochanowski U.S. National Park Service
Dave LeGrande Communication Workers of America
Jennifer E. Lincoln NIOSH
Carmen Martino Rutgers Occupational Training and Education Consortium (OTEC)
Barbara Materna California Department of public health
Rene Pana-Cryan NIOSH
Thu Quach Cancer Prevention Institute of California
Maggie Robbins Worksafe
Elliott Stipes Green Clean Commercial
Sam Steele NALP
Cheryl Teare American Federation of Teachers
Jora Trang Worksafe and California Nail Salon Collaborative
Pamela Vossenas UNITE HERE
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