Conference Chair

Mark Benden, Texas A&M University

Conference Co-Chairs

Catherine Rae, Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics - Incoming Chair
Mónica Matlis, Axendia Inc. - Outgoing Chair


Awards & Recognition
Julie Thompson, Liberty Mutual Insurance
Joe Wallace, CNA Insurance
Martha Parker, Texas A&M

Ergo Cup
Jeff Hoyle, The Ergonomics Center of North Carolina – Co-Chair
Lisa Brooks, ORCHSE Strategies LLC – Co-Chair
Mónica Matlis, Axendia Inc. – Co-Chair
Gary Allread, SRI-Ergonomics, The Ohio State University
Brock Anderson, Ergo-ology
David Balderrama, The Boeing Company
Joe Balderrama, Balderrama Ergonomics & Risk Management (BERMN)
Marisol Barrero, Toyota
Julie DeBacker, Doctors of Physical Therapy
Andrew Dossett, CNA Insurance
Vic Garrison
Dan Gottesman, The Boeing Company
David Hayes, Tyson
Winnie Ip, EHS Velocity-Humantech
Josh Kerst, Mayline and Safco
William Lenharth, University of New Hampshire
Camille Major, Chevron
Moon Mukkar-Poyser, Cargill
Kay Parker-Paul, Liberty Mutual Insurance
Gopal Ramachandran, GE
Don Robinson, (retired)
Karl Siegfried, MEMIC
David Trippany, HIS Markit
Thomas Varghese, Safran
Holly Wick, 3M
Kelsie Woods, Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.

International Outreach
Marise Carroll, Ergonomics Consultant - Co-Chair
Lucy Hart, Workplace Ergonomics - Co-Chair
Giles Balbinotti, Unisociesc & Anima
Elise Condi, Everyday Massive
Ines Fernandes, Ogimi Health
Katharine Metters, Posturite
Isabel Nunes, UNINOVA
Rodrigo Marçal Pereira, ABRAFIT
Paul Schwab, Texas Instruments

Gary Allread, SRI-Ergonomics, Ohio State University - Co-Chair
Deepesh Desai, EHS Velocity-Humantech - Co-Chair

Lisa Schuiteboer-Shuler, Kensington - Co-Chair
Kristy Schultz, Safe at Work California – Co-Chair
Joe Balderrama, Balderrama Ergonomics & Risk Management (BERMN)
Marisol Barrero, Amazon Web Services
Holly Fetter (Duhamel), FCA - TMP

Pre- Conference Workshops
Adam Pickens, Texas A&M University - Co-Chair
Kim Monroe, KM Ergonomics, LLC - Co-Chair
Jeanie Iverson, VSI Risk Management & Ergonomics
Thomas Rowell, Thomas Rowell Consulting

Julia Abate, Ergonomics Center of NC - Chair
Kelly Hogan, Sandalwood - Co-Chair
Tina Minter, Chubb Insurance - Co-Chair
Sandra Sellers, DPEP - Co-Chair
Greg Griffith, CNA Insurance
Mirtha Perazza, Abbott
Tim Pottorff, QP3 ErgoSystems LLC
Julie Thompson, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Karen Chen, NC State University - Co-Chair
Sheryl Ulin, University of Michigan Center for Ergonomics - Co-Chair                                

Keith White, Lennox International, Inc. - Co-Chair
Darralyn Hooker, Doctors of Physical Therapy - Dart Container - Co-Chair

Strategic Planning
Mónica Matlis, Axendia Inc. – Chair
Timothy Hayes, Covance, Inc.
Lashawn Nevins-Boulware, Lockhead Martin
Josette Cole-Pinnix, OpsVeda, Inc.

Student/New Professional
Kaysey Aguilar, Texas A&M University - Co-Chair
Lauren Brizendine, Fit for Work - Co-Chair
Carrie Scheel, Concordia University - Co-Chair
Allison Stephens, Fanshawe College
Chris (David) Grieshaber, Illinois State University
Maya Peleg, North Carolina State University
Kaila Dawkins, North Carolina A&T University

Nicole Ervin, GE Appliances - Chair

Ram Maikala, National Safety Council

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