Hall of Fame Award Recipients
2023 – Daniel Collins
Dan is a military veteran who has served as a Risk Management, Environmental Health, and Safety professional for 30 years in a variety of occupational/environmental safety, health, and risk management positions with various North Carolina Public school districts during his career.
He currently holds the following certifications, Certified Safety Professional, Certified School Risk Manager, Certified Playground Safety Inspector, OSHA Authorized 10-30 Outreach Trainer, Six Sigma Green Belt, ISO 9001 Internal Auditor, National Safety Council (NSC) Lift truck operator Instructor.
Dan has been a member of ASSP since 2010 and has served in various Chapter and Regional leadership roles to include Membership Chair, President Elect, President, Delegate, Nominations and Elections Chair and Chapter Webmaster. Under Dan’s leadership the Tarheel chapter achieved ASSP Platinum level recognition for chapter year 2014-15. Dan was awarded the Tarheel Chapter Safety Professional of the Year award for the 2015–2016-chapter year. Dan served as the Region 6 Assistant Vice President for Member/Chapter affairs from 2018-2021.
Dan has also been a Board Member of the Charlote Regional Safety and Health Conference since 2015.
2023 – Kevin Earp
Chapter Hall of Fame Criteria
The ASSP Tarheel Chapter Hall of Fame was created to recognize members who have gone the extra mile to contribute to our chapter and safety in our region. These individuals have given countless hours of volunteer time to benefit our chapter.
To be eligible nominees must meet the following criteria:
- Be a Professional Member or Member in good standing of their Chapter and the Society.
- Not have received this award previously.
- Have spent at least ten (10) years working in the safety field.
- Nominees are not eligible if they are currently serving as a member of the Board of Directors or the Chapter Awards Committee.
- ASSP Member in good standing for a minimum of 15 years. (Less service may be considered if special circumstances exist).
- Served the Chapter as a member of the Executive Committee or held a long-term position as a Committee Chair or member.
- ASSP Society member in good standing with present or past certifications in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Risk, Insurance, etc.
- Recognized by the Chapter, Region, Society, or other applicable organizations for their service to the profession.
- Demonstrated commitment to attending and supporting Chapter events.
- Other Leadership/ Professional contributions to the profession, community, education, professional development, etc.
- Demonstrated outstanding contributions to the, Chapter or Section, activities, including committee or task force chair, officer, services to members, lecturer at seminars, etc.
- Have made significant contributions to the ASSP over a minimum period of ten (10) years. A “significant contribution” could be described by serving on committees, holding Board of Director positions, presenting at Chapter meetings, attending National ASSP meetings, and donating to future generations of safety professionals.
- Professional contributions to advance the safety profession, such as fostering professional development, public/community services, instructor at educational institutions, involvement in codes and legislation, articles written, work with allied groups, etc.
- Awards and innovations, including citations, honors, plaques; or new procedures or systems developed.
- Endorsements by superiors and verification by associates, in the form of letters on appropriate stationery of the employer, Area Director, where applicable and Regional Vice President.
- Have consistently adhered to the Society’s professional code of conduct.
- Other personal achievements related to safety and health.