AOHP Committees

Are you interested in joining an AOHP committee? Listed below are the committees that currently have activities, along with the main contact name. Send an email to find out additional details, or to join the committee:

Conference Committee 
The Conference Committee works closely with the Conference Chair and AOHP Headquarters staff to identify speakers and vendors, plan education content and provide onsite support, if possible. The Committee meets monthly by teleconference.

2022 Conference Committee Chair - Cory Worden, PhD, ABD, MS, CSHM, CSP, CHSP, ARM, REM, CESCO

Continuing Education  Committee
The Continuing Education Committee represent membership/chapters and assist in reviewing Applications; the review is done electronically as the process for a chapter to receive contact hours for a continuing education event is accomplished electronically through the AOHP website. The Committee also assists in the 3-year renewal process to the Approver.

Committee Chair: Mary Cox, RN, MSN, COHN-S 

Finance Committee 


  • Maintain financial stability with a balanced budget
  • Develop chapter-specific strategic goals
  • Reevaluate the association scholarships related to cost of living/economy

Committee Chair: Denise Knoblauch, MSN, RN, COHN-S/CM, FAAOHN 

Government Affairs Committee
The Government Affairs Committee monitors and responds to legislation and regulations which impact the practice of occupational health in healthcare. Information is then disseminated via AOHP chapter presidents and chapter Government Affairs Committee members. The Committee also formulates position papers and platforms on related issues.

Committee Chair: Stephen Burt, BS, MFA 

Research  Committee 
•  Define research priorities based on public policy issues
•  Develop tools and a support structure to demonstrate the value of research with members

Committee Chair: Mandy Bodily-Bartrum, DNP, MPH, RN, CIC, FAPIC 

Strategic Initiatives Committee
This committee is responsible for guiding the implementation of AOHP’s strategic plan. Initiatives include increasing membership, volunteerism in AOHP activities, growing local AOHP leaders and marketing AOHP membership value and benefits to current and potential members on local, national and international levels.

Committee Chair: Daniel McBride, BSEd, RN, CIC

Professional Development CommitteeThis committee is responsible for AOHP’s education program includes webinars, podcasts, and any other appropriate medium for professional development opportunities for the AOHP membership. It Provides support and serves as a resource to Regional Directors and chapter officers for the region and chapter educational events.

Committee Chair: Cory Worden, PhD, ABD, MS, CSHM, CSP, CHSP, ARM, REM, CESCO