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, Acting NIOSH Program Coordinator
Mike Foley
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Paul Schulte
NIOSH Program Manager
Kofi Arhin Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Amy Bahruth American Federation of Teachers
Bryan Beamer NIOSH
Tim Bell Chicago Workers’ Collaborative
Greg Benefield Marsh
J. Scott Bicksler Aerotek, Inc.
Diana Ceballos Harvard University
Ron Chylinski Employbridge Workforce Specialists
Thomas Cunningham NIOSH
Sharon Davis Elwood Staffing
Bruce De Vrou Spectrum Health and Professional Grounds Management Society
Scott DeBow Randstad
David DeSario Temporary
Cynthia M. Eghbalnia Cincinnati Public Schools
Kathleen Fagan US Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Gil Fried University of New Haven
Peter Eric Gerstenberger Tree Care Industry Association, Inc.
Phil Hagan Georgetown University and National Waste & Recycling Association
Jorge Gomez Southern Botanical, Inc.
Joan Karr NIOSH
Amnesty Kochanowski U.S. National Park Service
Carmen Martino Rutgers Occupational Training and Education Consortium (OTEC)
Barbara Materna California Department of Public Health
Jack Nunes Lear Corporation
Rene Pana-Cryan NIOSH
Michael Quinn U.S. National Park Service
Thu Quach Cancer Prevention Institute of California
Milagro Rodríguez American Federation of Government Employees
Brittany Sakata American Staffing Association
Kirk Sander National Waste and Recycling Association
Adam Seidner The Hartford
Katie Shahan NIOSH
Christina Socias-Morales NIOSH
Sam Steel National Association of Landscape Professionals
Elliott Stipes Green Clean Commercial
Cheryl Teare American Federation of Teachers
Jora Trang Worksafe and California Nail Salon Collaborative
Pamela Vossenas UNITE HERE
Dorothy Wigmore National COSH Fellow
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
Edward Collins Willis Food & Beverage Practice
Cherie Estill NIOSH
Sarah Felknor NIOSH
Charlotte Hulett Golden Corral Corporation
Dave LeGrande Communication Workers of America
Page last reviewed: March 15, 2017