2024 Election Results and Welcome New Officers

The Greater Boston Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is pleased to announce the results of the 2024 elections and extend a warm welcome to our newly elected officers and appointed chairs. These individuals bring a wealth of knowledge, experience, and passion for the safety and health profession, and we are excited to see their contributions to our community in the coming year.

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2024 ASSP Greater Boston Chapter Scholarships

The Greater Boston Chapter announces the two student awardees of the 2024 Greater Boston Chapter Scholarships created in honor of former Chapter Presidents Ferdinand Schroth and Norman LaMontagne.

Awardee: Chandni Shahdev

Chandni is a doctoral student at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Her safety-related professional background includes experience as a research assistant and occupational epidemiologist. Chandni’s research focuses on occupational health and safety and the prevention and control of HIV disease. Currently, she is working on a manuscript on healthcare worker injury and related costs in the healthcare sector. She always embraces every opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary team and enjoys networking and socializing. As the incoming Student Section President at UMass Lowell, Chandni looks forward to organizing student events, workshops, safety-related talks, and connecting with passionate safety and health professionals.

Awardee: Sundus Siddique

Sundus is a doctoral student that just graduated from the UMass Lowell Public Health program with a focus on Occupational Medicine. She recently received the Deans Award for Academic and Research Excellence at UMass Lowell. Sundus has published four manuscripts and has recently been funded for a Harvard ERC grant to work on workplace health violence. Since 2018, she has been working at the NIOSH-funded Center for Promotion of Health in New England Workplace (CPH-NEW). Her research work has been focused on examining organizational safety policies and their impact on safety hazards, burnout, depression, and reduced work ability in healthcare workers. She has also been a leader of the UMass Lowell Student Section and has contributed to organizing biannual research symposiums to showcase the research of students in occupational safety and health.    

We invite you to follow the great work of the ASSP GBC Student Sections. You can learn more at the UMass Lowell Student Section LinkedIn and Twitter pages. If you are interested in connecting with students, please contact Chandni Shahdev (Chandni_Shahdev@student.uml.edu) who is the UMass Lowell Student Section President.

Upcoming GBC Events

Emerging Professionals Committee – Pickleball Event
Location: PKL – 64 C St, South Boston, MA 02127
Date: May TBD
Stay Tuned on the GBC ASSP Emerging Professionals LinkedIn page & Chapter Email Updates for more Details

Emerging Professionals Committee – Golf Clinic
Location: Granite Links Golf Club – 100 Quarry Hills Dr, Quincy, MA 02169
Date: June TBD
Stay Tuned on the GBC ASSP Emerging Professionals LinkedIn page & Chapter Email Updates for more Details

SAFETY 2024 Denver – ASSP National Conference & Expo
Location: Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO
Date: Wednesday, Aug. 7 – Friday, Aug. 9, 2024
Website: https://safety.assp.org/

2024 Boston Open Scholarship Golf Outing (BOSGO)
Location: Juniper Hills Golf Club
Date: Friday October 18, 2024
Website: Coming Soon https://asspbosgo.com/

Greater Boston Chapter 100 year Anniversary Gala
Location: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Date: Thursday October 24, 2024

ASSP New England Professional Development Conference
Location: Sheraton Monarch Place, Springfield MA
Date: November 5-6, 2024
Website: https://region8.assp.org/neapdc/

Greater Boston Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals is a 501c6 nonprofit organization that promotes the common interests of its members. As such, the chapter does not qualify for receipt of tax-deductible (to the donor) donations.