Board of Directors

 Workplace Health Without Borders is governed by a Board of Directors, who meet monthly, with additional meetings when required.

The Board is comprised of a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer and a number of members from around the world. Members serve a 2 year term with terms arranged so that all member’s terms do not end at the same time.

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Mary O'Reilly
President

Mary O'Reilly

PhD, CIH, CPE, FAIHA. Industrial Hygienist/Ergonomist, ARLS Consultants, Inc.

Adjunct Assistant Professor, SUNY School of Public Health, past-President, WHWB-US, 2015-2017.

Her first book, Teen Health from Head to Toe: Issues and Risks, published August, 2020.

Jennifer Galvin
Vice-President

Jennifer Galvin

PhD. Pulmonary Toxicology, MS, Molecular Toxicology. University of Liverpool, Fellowship of Pharmacology.

Former OSHA Industrial Hygiene Inspector. PhD., DABT (Board Certified Toxicologist), CIH. Pulmonary Toxicology, University of Liverpool, Fellowship of Pharmacology. Retired Manager Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology ConocoPhillips.

Marianne Levitsky
Secretary

Marianne Levitsky

MES, CIH, ROH, Consultant, ECOH, former director, Ontario Workplace Safety & Insurance Board, adjunct faculty, University of Toronto, Canada, former Chair, AIHA International Affairs Committee, President, Workplace Health Without Borders, 2011-17.

Om Malik
Treasurer

Om Malik

PhD, PEng, CIH, ROH; CEO, ECOH (Environmental Consulting & Occupational Health), former Director of Occupational Health Branch, Ontario Ministry of Labour, Canada.

Lissa Ceolin
Board Member

Lissa Ceolin

BSc. Toxicology, MHSc. Occupational Hygiene

Lecturer, Associate Program Director, MPH - OEH (Environmental Public Health Emphasis), Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Vanessa Cruvinel
Board Member

Vanessa Cruvinel

PhD, MSc, Professor of epidemiology, University of Brasilia, Brazil. Coordinator of Extension and Research Project “Stop, think, disposal: Health conditions and occupational risks of garbage collectors”.

Visiting professor at University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health in 2018.

Co-chair, WHWB International Waste-Workers-Occupational-Safety-Health (WWOSH) Committee.

Alec Farquhar
Board Member

Alec Farquhar

BA, Princeton University; LLB, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. Lawyer specializing in workers’ compensation,

Director, Occupational Health and Safety Branch, Ontario Ministry of Labour, Managing Director, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario

Workers, Director, Ontario Office of the Worker Adviser.

Susan Gunn
Board Member

Susan Gunn

PhD, MPH (Univ. California-Berkeley) Medical Anthropologist. Senior Technical Specialist (ret'd), International Labour Organization, specializing in occupational health of children and young workers.

Researcher on psychological impacts of work on young people; Consultant on methodologies for assessing children's occupational risks and impacts.

Kevin Hedges
Board Member

Kevin Hedges

BSc. MAppSc, Ph.D., COH, CIH, Western Sydney University, NSW, Australia.

Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) Inc. Ontario, Canada.

Ehi Iden
Board Member

Ehi Iden

MBA; M.Sc. in Workplace Health and Safety; Doctoral Fellow in Workplace Health and Wellness Promotion.

Founding CEO of Occupational Health and Safety Managers (OHSM), Head of Faculty, OSHversity and President, OSHAfrica. Currently lives in Lagos, Nigeria.

Tanya Jenke
Board Member

Tanya Jenke

B.Sc (Hons), DOHS (McMaster University), PhD Student (Edith Cowan University). Certified Registered Safety Professional (Canada), Certified OHS Professional (Australia).

General Manager at Cority Australia

Claudina Nogueira
Board Member

Claudina Nogueira

BSc, BSc (Hons), MSc, OHS consultant, Johannesburg, South Africa. Project / Data Manager - Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

ExCo Member of the South African Society of Occupational Medicine (SASOM). Vice President for Scientific Committees (2018-2022) - International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH).

Lydia Renton
Board Member

Lydia Renton

B.Sc., CIH, ROH, FAIHA,

Director, OHSS, BluMetric Environmental Inc, Former IH with Labour Canada & Health Canada & Ontario Ministry of Labour. Manager EHS, Nortel Semiconductors. OHAO Hugh Nelson Award of Excellence (2008). President & Board of CRBOH (2000-2004). Chair of ABIH Board (2009 - 2014). Vice-Chair of AIHA FellowsSIG. Board of WSN.

WHWB member and volunteer since 2011.

Steve Verpaele
Board Member

Steve Verpaele

BSc. MSc, Occupational Hygienist, Industrial Hygiene manager Nickel Institute, Managing director Belgian Center for Occupational Hygiene, voluntary employee Ghent University - Faculty of Bio-science engineering - Department of Applied Biosciences. Currently living in Belgium.

David Zalk
Board Member

David Zalk

 

PhD, CIH, Director of Occupational Hygiene, School of Public Health, GPOHP Online, University of Illinois at Chicago USA and an EHS Manager, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA USA