Chapter Officers

The Great Plains Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals was chartered in 1958. Our purpose is to promote the advancement of the safety profession and safety professionals throughout our geographical area: the State of Nebraska; these counties in Iowa: Plymouth, Cherokee, Woodbury, Ida, Monona, Crawford, Harrison, Shelby, Pottawattamie, Cass, Mills, Montgomery, Fremont, and Page.

We understand that networking, learning, and staying on top of the latest changes in our field is very important. If you’re a current member, we appreciate your support. If you are not active, we welcome you to get involved. We would also like to extend an opportunity for those who are not members to join!

  • President
    Jim Nelson, CSP
    Safety and Environmental Manager
    LBT, Inc.
    Email

  • Vice President
    Steve Danon
    Risk Control Consultant-Mountain/Central Region
    USI Insurance
    Email

  • Treasurer
    Heather Vanover, PMP, CHCM
    Sr. Safety, Health & Environmental Technician
    Monolith
    Email

  • Secretary
    Open

  • Delegate
    Eric Schermerhorn, CPE, CSP
    EHS Professional
    3M Company
    Email

  • Alternate Delegate
    Steve Danon
    Risk Control Consultant-Mountain/Central Region
    USI Insurance
    Email

  • Newsletter
    Open

  • Foundation & Scholarship Chair
    Beth Fye, CSP, SPHR
    Director of Risk Management
    Omaha Steaks
    Email

  • Government Affairs Chair
    Doris Burns, MPH, CSP, EurOSHM
    Manager, Safety Engineering
    Union Pacific Railoard
    Email

  • Awards & Honors
    Beth Fye, CSP, SPHR
    Director of Risk Management
    Omaha Steaks
    Email

  • Membership Chair
    Kelvin Thurman, MBA, CSP
    Sr. Safety Specialist
    MMC Contractors
    Email

  • Program Chair
    Monty Hoyle
    President
    Safety Advisers, Inc.
    Email

  • Communications Chair
    Steve Polich, CSP
    President
    Safety-Reports.com, Inc.
    Email