Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

Sander Named VP, Safety and Standards, National Waste & Recycling AssociationSander Named VP, Safety and Standards, National Waste & Recycling Association

Washington, D.C. – Kirk Sander was recently named vice president of safety and standards for the National Waste & Recycling Association. Most recently he worked at the National Safety Council following stints at Fed-OSHA, NASA, the Department of the Interior and the White House. This hire marks the latest in a series of staffing changes by NWRA President & CEO Darrell Smith, and is technically the combination of two previous positions. Source: Waste Dive


North Carolina: Jim Rosamond Recognized for Fairgrounds SafetyNorth Carolina: Jim Rosamond Recognized for Fairgrounds Safety

King, North Carolina – The NC Department of Labor recently recognized Jim Rosamond and the Stokes County Agricultural Fair for their partnership of additional inspections to ensure the operations and safety at the fairgrounds. The Stokes County’s 68th Agricultural Fair ran in September. Source: Stokes News


Texas: Alicia Sienne Voltmer Joins Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas Office

Dallas, Texas – Alicia Sienne Voltmer, certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, has joined the Dallas office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as of counsel. Voltmer joins from Lillard Wise Szygenda PLLC and represents employers of all sizes in a wide variety of matters. She handles mediations, arbitrations, administrative hearings and court proceedings involving numerous state and federal laws including the ADA, ADEA, EPA, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA, NLRA, Title VII, the TCHRA, and the OWBPA, among others. In addition, she routinely counsels employers on day-to-day employment matters involving reductions in force, disciplinary actions, accommodations, and hiring and firing matters. Voltmer also provides comprehensive training to employees and managers; conducts investigations, drafts and revises handbooks, restrictive covenants, arbitration, employment and separation agreements, and drafts client-specific policies. Source: PRWeb/CISION/LinkedIn


AWARDS

North Carolina: Jim Rosamond Recognized for Fairgrounds SafetyTennessean: Risk Manager JamiAnn Hannah Awarded for Excellence

Gallatin, Tennessee – The City of Gallatin Risk Manager JamiAnn Hannah received an Excellence in Risk Management Award at The Pool’s third annual Risk & Insurance Symposium, held August 22-24 in Franklin. In her role, Hannah maintains detailed records for city assets and educates department heads on coverage decisions. She helps identify the risk exposures of the city’s assets and recommends the best methods to control those exposures, monitors work environments and the use of equipment to ensure employee safety, and observes workers to determine optimal use of prescribed safety equipment and adherence to established safety procedures. She also assists departments in conducting inspections of equipment, working conditions in buildings, and job sites for compliance with OSHA regulations. In addition, Hannah serves as the city’s main point of contact for all claims and coordinates them with the city attorney, investigates both injury and property incidents to ascertain causes, prepares reports of findings with recommendations for corrective action, and sets time limits for which locations should comply with recommendations. She serves as the city’s Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator, provides safety training for all departments and chairs the city safety committee. Source: Tennessean


Nevada: Safety Supervisor Tristan Dressler Honored

Law Vegas, Nevada – Tristan Dressler, safety supervisor for the Division of Industrial Relations at Nevada OSHA, received the second-quarter Shining Star Award. The award recognizes a department of business and industry employee each quarter who exemplifies service, teamwork, achievement, reliability and dependability. was the driving force behind the relocation of the Division of Industrial Relations office from Henderson to the campus of the Nevada State Business Center. Source: Las Vegas Sun/Business Advocate