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Board of Directors

  • Board of Directors
Sean McGarvey
Chairman of the Board and President
Sean McGarvey

President
North America's Building Trades Unions
Washington, D.C.

Jeff Peoples

Executive Vice President
Customer and Employee Services
Alabama Power Company
SCS Operations Services
Birmingham, AL

Brent Booker Brent Booker

Secretary-Treasurer
North America's Building Trades Unions 
Washington, D.C.

Kenneth J. Rueter

President and CEO
UCOR an Amentum-led partnership with Jacobs
Oak Ridge, TN

Rev. J. Cletus Kiley

Director of Immigration Policy
UNITE HERE
Washington, D.C.

Jonathan D. Newman

Vice President/General Counsel
Sherman Dunn, P.C. 
Washington, D.C.

Chris Trahan Cain

Executive Director
CPWR — The Center for Construction Research and Training 
Silver Spring, MD

Noel C. Borck

Employer Representative

  • Technical Advisory Board
Henry A. Anderson, MD
(retired)

Chief Medical Officer
Wisconsin Division of Public Health

Robert Herrick, MS, SD, CIH
(retired)

Deputy Director
Harvard Education and Research Center
Harvard School of Public Health

Erich J. (Pete) Stafford
Chair (retired)

Former Executive Director
CPWR — The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD

Letitia Davis, ScD
(retired)

Former Director
Occupational Health Surveillance Program
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Denny Dobbin, MSc, CIH
(retired)

Director
Worker Education and Training Program 
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Steven Hecker, MSPH

Emeritus Director
Occupational Health Extension Service
University of Washington

Melvin L. Myers, MPA

Associate Professor 
University of Kentucky
Emory University (adjunct)

Director, Office of Program Planning and Evaluation 
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 

Harry S. Shannon, PhD
(retired)

Professor, Dept. of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 
McMaster University, Hamilton 
Ontario, Canada

Mark Fullen, EdD, CSP

Professor and Director
Safety and Health Extension
West Virginia University

  • Institutional Review Board
Ruth Ruttenberg, PhD
Co-Chair

Technical Advisor
Northfield, VT

Scott Schneider, MS, CIH
Co-chair (retired)

Director of Occupational Safety and Health
Laborer's Health and Safety Fund of North America
Washington, D.C.

James Platner, PhD, CIH
(retired)

Former Associate Director for Science and Technology
CPWR — The Center for Construction Research and Training 
Silver Spring, MD

Rev. J. Cletus Kiley

Director of Immigration Policy
UNITE HERE
Washington, D.C.

Kelly Dykes

CPWR — The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD

Patricia Quinn

CPWR — The Center for Construction Research and Training 
Silver Spring, MD

William Kojola, MA
(retired)

Industrial Hygienist
Silver Spring, MD