Volunteering gives you greater visibility in the EHS profession, offers you a new way to apply and enhance your skills, and enables you to expand your professional network to learn about innovations best practices.

CSHEMA offers the following types of volunteer positions for members. You can indicate interest in serving by completing the Volunteer Interest Form. Most volunteer positions are appointed by the president annually in July following the Annual Conference.

Leading Volunteers

Leading volunteers determine and advance strategic directions, govern over long-term goals, represent the association to other members, and set the tone for the member experience.


Planning Volunteers

Planning volunteer positions work well for those interested in collaborating to create member experiences such as events, research, fundraising, and other opportunities.


Serving Volunteers

These volunteers serve by supporting peer networking and resource sharing, collaborating on projects that meet a specific need, or communicating the value of CSHEMA.


Contributing Volunteers

Contributing volunteers curate content, review materials to help make decisions, share expertise to build credibility, and welcome participants at events.


In addition to the Board of Trustees, the individuals below compose CSHEMA's volunteer leadership.

Committee Chairs
  • Advocacy Council: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Harvard University
  • Awards Committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  • Conference Planning: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Arizona State University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Conference Education Subcommittee), Boston University
  • Membership Committee: Peter Jayasekara, CUNY-LaGuardia Community College; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Nominations Committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Chair), Texas A&M University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Virginia Commonwealth University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Member at large), Creighton University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Member at large), University of Georgia
  • Professional Development Committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Georgia Institute of Technology; Brian Payne, University of Tennessee
  • Scholarship Committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Texas A&M University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Houston
Task Force Leaders
  • Sustainability Task Force: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of New England
  • CSAP/Complete Safety Programs Task Force: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Pennsylvania State University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Key Performance Indicators Task Force:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Missouri, Kansas City
Special Representation Liaisons
  • Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Georgia
Community of Practice Leaders
  • Animal Research: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Biosafety: Bruce Finlay, Eastern Virginia Medical School; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Harvard University
  • Embedded Safety: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Wisconsin–Madison; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Emergency Management: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of California–Santa Barbara; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Texas San Antonio
  • Environmental/Sustainability: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Eastern Virginia Medical School; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Maryland
  • Facilities Management: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Virginia; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Virginia
  • Field Research Safety: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of California–Berkeley; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Maryland
  • Fine & Performing Arts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Nova Southeastern University
  • Fire & Life Safety: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Oregon Health & Science University
  • Industrial Hygiene: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., San Jacinto College District; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Washington University–St. Louis
  • International Campuses: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Texas A&M University at Qatar; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
  • Lab Safety: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Duke University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Marketing/Communications & Education: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Nevada–Reno; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Texas Tech University
  • Radiation Safety: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Portland State University
  • Research & Survey: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Louisiana State University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Arizona State University
  • Safety Culture: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Colorado State University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Texas–Dallas
  • Small Schools: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Richmond; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Gustavos Adolphus College
  • Technology: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Yale University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Maryland; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Georgia Institute of Technology