2016 Rising Stars of Safety: Taking safety to a new level

The National Safety Council presents the Rising Stars of Safety, Class of 2016

2016 Rising Stars of Safety
NSC Rising Stars of Safety

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Deborah A. P. Hersman
President and CEO
National Safety Council

Safety is a need as old as time, but to successfully address it in modern times demands modern thinking and innovative execution. Those qualities are easy to find in the National Safety Council Rising Stars, Class of 2016.

These professionals are the safety leaders who will propel our industry upward and our thinking forward. They come from a variety of backgrounds, but they are all committed to preventing deaths and injuries.

In evaluating dozens of nominees for the Class of 2016, we were pleased to find that so many young safety professionals are having a positive effect on their colleagues and their organizations.

The 2016 NSC Rising Stars of Safety are taking their performance to a new level by bringing energy, enthusiasm and excellence to their workplaces.

As we pursue the National Safety Council’s goal of ending preventable deaths in our lifetime, these Rising Stars will play a key role, driving advancements and helping people be safer every day.


Deborah A. P. Hersman
President and CEO, National Safety Council

Rising Stars profiles

Use these links to visit Rising Stars profile pages, or browse profiles using the navigation arrows at the top of each page.

Jordan Adkisson

Mark Ahner

Demontray Alston

Sonia Alvarez

Corey Arledge

Daniel Ashworth

Bilal Azam

Neilor Bicomong

Robert Bogle

Matthew Botzler

Chris Brown

Muhammad Bin Khamis Butt

Suzanne Caldiera

Michael Carbine

Robin Davis

Michael Day

Bryan Deemer

Frank Downs

Craig Faulkner

Amy Ferguson

Thomas Franz

Bridgette Gerl

Adil Gohar

Brandon Goings

Malia Gonzalez

Peter Gregory

Ryan Kelly

Muhammad Usman Khan

Travis Kruse

Bailley McDonald

Andrew Migel

Bryan Netherland

Jarrod Newcomb

Jose Perez

Chadwick Pohle

Mitchell Pryor

Aaron Schoemaker

Sharlie Staab

Christopher Stibitz

Julie Thompson

Jessica Vogt

Master Sergeant Ross Weatherford

Jacob Weiss

View Rising Stars profiles as they appear in the print edition of Safety+Health.

Join the Young Professionals Division

Are you a safety professional younger than 45? Don’t miss your chance to further develop your skills and advance your career in safety leadership at the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo. Members of this group receive access to networking events, professional development opprotunities and exclusive invitations to leadership meetings. Be on the cuttting edge of safety and share your fresh ideas with your peers.

Learn more about how to get involved at nsc.org/ypd.

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