Chairman (2-year Term, Expires 6/1/15)
William Linneweh, CSP, CHMM
Director of Environment, Health, Safety & Security
500 Park Blvd, Suite 450
Itasca, IL 60143
Phone: (630) 874-9727
Vice Chairman (2-year Term, Expires 6/1/14)
General Electric Company - EHS Program Leader
3200 North Grandview Blvd - W-852
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: (262) 548-2617
Treasurer (2-year Term, Expires 6/1/15)
GE Power Conversion – EHS Manager
8499 Darrow Road
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Phone: (330) 963-2403
Secretary (2-year Term, Expires 6/1/14)
Leslie Peterson, CIH, SGE
Motorola Solutions - Senior Manager, EHS
1301 E. Algonguin Road Room 0202
Schaumburg, IL 60196
Phone: (847) 576-2361
Hourly Representative from a Non-Union Site
Hourly Representative from a Union-Site
(2-year Term, Expires 6/1/15)
Stephanie M. Keaton, SGE
American Postal Workers Union - Director
2474 Hingham Ln. Columbus, OH 43224
Director-at-Large (3-year Term, Expires 6/1/15)
Eli Lilly and Company - Team Leader Occupational Health & Safety
Emergency Preparedness & Response
Lilly Corporate Center - Drop Code 4915
Indianapolis, IN 46285
Phone: (317) 655-8672
(3-year Term, Expires 6/1/16)
Operating Engineers Local 399
Conoco Phillips Company - Wood River Refinery
900 S. Central Avenue P.O. Box #76
Roxanna, IL 62084
Phone: (217) 320-1011
Director-at-Large (3-year Term, Expires 6/1/16)
PROTEC Coating Company - EH Technician
5500 Pro-Tec Parkway
Leipsic, OH 45856
Phone: (419) 943-1183
Director-at-Large (3-year Term, Expires 6/1/14)
Michael Parker, CSP
Clow Water Systems - Safety Manager
2266 South 6th Street
Coshocton, OH 43830
Phone: (740) 291-1063
Director-at-Large (3-year Term, Expires 6/1/13)
Brandenburg industrial Service Company
2625 South Loomis
Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 326-5800
Director Ex Officio (Not an Elected Position
MSDSonline, Inc. - President
350 North Orleans - Suite 950
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 881-2430
Director Ex Officio
Executive Vice President
Phone: (513) 774-1013
Director Ex Officio (Not an Elected Position
Morton Salt, Inc.P. O. Box 428 Grand River, OH 44045
570 Headlands Road, Painesville, OH 44077
Phone: (440) 639-4223
VPP Manager Region V (Not an Elected Position - No Term Limit)
US Department of Labor, OSHA VPP Manager Region V - Coordinator
230 S Dearborn Street 32nd Floor, Room 3244
Chicago, IL 60604-1505
Bill is the Director for Environment, Health, Safety and Security for Hendrickson, a global manufacturer of truck and trailer suspension systems. He earned a B.S. in Occupational Safety from Illinois State University, and a M.S. in Industrial Management from Northern Illinois University. He holds the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) certifications and is a Special Government Employee for VPP.Tamara is the Environmental, Health and Safety Leader for GE Healthcare, Waukesha MR, a manufacturer of MRI equipment. She earned a B.S.E. in Occupational Safety from University of Wisconsin Whitewater and a M.S. in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Tamara is a Special Government Employee for VPP.
Jim is the EHS Manager for General Electric’s Rotating Machines Power Conversion business, a global leader in power conversion engineering built around three core components: motors and generators, variable speed drives and automation and process controls. He holds a B.S. in Environmental Health Science from Eastern Kentucky University and is a Special Government Employee for VPP. Jim has served on the Region V board since 2010.
Leslie is the Sr. EHS Manager for Motorola Solutions based in Schaumburg, IL, a leading provider of mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers. She earned a B.S. in Environmental Health (Industrial Hygiene) from Illinois State University, a graduate certificate in Environmental Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Industrial Safety Management from Northern Illinois University. Leslie holds a certification in the comprehensive practice of Industrial Hygiene (CIH), a certification as a Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH) and holds a license as an Industrial Hygienist (LIH) in the State of Illinois. Leslie is also a Special Government Employee (SGE) assisting OSHA on VPP evaluations.
Stephanie is the Safety & Health Director at the American Postal Workers Union Central Region at the US Postal Service. Stephanie has been with the Region V Board for almsot 10 years. Stephanie heads up Region V's mentoring efforts and regional awards.
Shawn French is the Manager of Occupational Health/Safety and Emergency Management at Eli Lilly Company. Shawn heads up our outreach efforts coordinating regional meetings and Region V Exhibits at state and local safefty and health conferences.
Don Johnson, Operator and Union Representative with Local 399 Operating Engineers at Conoco Phillips Wood River Borger Refinery in Wood River, Illinois for 32 years. Don has been istrumental in mentoring with sites interested in VPP and representing Region V in Washington DC educating congressional members of the benefits of the VPP progrm. Don also works with our exhibitors.
Eric is the EHS EHS Technician at PRO-TEC Coating Company. Eric was elected to the board in 2013 but has been volunteering for many years. Eric holds a bachelors degree in Geography from Ohio University and a Masters of Environmental, Health and Safety from the University of Findlay.
Michael is the Group Safety & Health Compliance Director at McWane and is an adjunct Professor at Columbia Southern University. Michael was with the US Marine Corps for many years and attained his Masters degree in Occupational Health & Safety from Columbia Southern University. Michael has been with the board since 2011.
Andy is the Safety & Health Manager at Brandenburg industrial Service Company. Brandenburg is one of the nation’s premier firms specializing in demolition and environmental remediation, which includes asbestos abatement, hazardous material removal, soil remediation, asset recovery, and site preparation. Andy is a Special Government Employee within the VPP Program and has participated in several assessments in Wisconsin and Ohio.
Glenn is the President and CEO of MSDSonline, a leading provider of on-demand Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) management and compliance products and services for the Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) industry. Glenn has been with the Region V Board for almsot 10 years serving in a number of roles.
Natasha is the Executive Vice President at Gensuite LLC,
a suite of award-winning, integrated Web applications enabling compliance and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) excellence. Natasha has been with Region V for many years serving in a number of roles including Treasurer.
Jimmy is the Safety, Health and Security Manager at Morton Salt. Jimmy has been on the board for many years previously heading up exhibitors and conferense sponsorship. Jimmy has a bachelors degree from Fairmont University and a Master degree in Safety Management from West Virginia University.
Nancy is the Region V VPP Manager at U.S. DOL - OSHA. Nancy has been the Region V Manager since 2005.