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The CAOHC leadership, otherwise known as the Council, consists of two representatives from each of the following Component Professional Organizations (CPO).

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN)
2920 Brandywine Road, Suite 100 | Atlanta, GA 30341-5539
Phone: 770/455-7757 | Fax: 770/455-7271 | Website: www.aaohn.org
Bryan Topp, RN MPH COHN-S COHC Elaine Brown, RN, BS, COHN-S/CM
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Inc. (AAOHN) is the primary association for the largest group of health care professionals serving the workplace.


American Academy of Audiology (AAA)
11730 Plaza American Drive, Suite 300 | Reston, VA 20190-4798
Phone: 800/AAA-2336 | Fax: 703/790-8631 | Website: www.audiology.org
Laurie L. Wells, AuD FAAA CPS/A Antony Joseph, AuD, PhD
Laurie Wells, AuD FAAA CPS/A
Council Past Chair
Antony Joseph, AuD PhD CPS/A
The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) is the world's largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists. The active membership of more than 10,000 is dedicated to providing quality hearing care services through professional development, education, research, and increased public awareness of hearing and balance disorders.


American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)
1 Prince Street | Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703/836-4444 | Fax: 703/836-5100 | Website: www.entnet.org
James Crawford, MD, MAJ(P), MCUSA Carlos R. Esquivel, MD FACS FAAOA
COL James Crawford, MD CPS/A
Council Chair
Carlos R. Esquivel, MD FACS FAAOA
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy represents more than 12,000 otolaryngologist—head and neck surgeons who diagnose and treat disorders of those areas. The medical disorders treated by our physicians are among the most common that afflict all Americans, young and old. They include chronic ear infection, sinusitis, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, allergies and hay fever, swallowing disorders, nosebleeds, hoarseness, dizziness, and head and neck cancer.


American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
25 NW Point Boulevard #700 | Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1030
Phone: 847/818-1800 | Fax: 847/818-9266 | Website: www.acoem.org
Bruce Kirchner, MD MPH CPS/A Raul Alexander Mirza, MS DO MPH
Raúl Alexander Mirza, DO, MPH, MSc, CPS/A, FACOEM
Council Vice Chair
Founded in 1916, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is the nation's largest medical society dedicated to promoting the health of workers through preventive medicine, clinical care, research, and education. A dynamic group of physicians encompassing specialists in a variety of medical practices is united via the College to develop positions and policies on vital issues relevant to the practice of preventive medicine both within and outside of the workplace.


American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
2700 Prosperity Avenue, Suite 250 | Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone: 703/849-8888 | Fax: 703/207-3561 | Website: www.aiha.org
Chandran Achutan, PhD Andrew Perkins
Chandran Achutan, PhD CIH
Andrew Perkins, M.S., CIH, CSP, COHC
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) is one of the largest international associations serving the needs of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals practicing industrial hygiene in industry, government, labor, academic institutions, and independent organizations.


The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
1800 E Oakton Street | Des Plaines, IL 60018
Phone: 847/699-2929 | Fax: 847/768-3434 | Website: www.asse.org
Brent Charlton, CSP Timothy Hicks, MSPH, CIH, CSP
Brent Charlton, CSP
Timothy Hicks, MSPH, CIH, CSP
Founded in 1911, American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is the oldest and largest professional safety organization. ASSE's, more than 32,000, members manage, supervise and consult on safety, health, and environmental issues in industry, insurance, government and education.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
2200 Research Boulevard | Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 888/321-ASHA | Fax: 301/571-0457 | Website: www.asha.org
Pamela G. duPont, MS CCC-A Carol Snyderwine, MHA MA CCC-A CPS/A
Pamela duPont, MS CCC-A CPS/A Carol Snyderwine, MHA MA CCC-A CPS/A
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 135,000 members and affiliates who are speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.


Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE)
ISU - College of Engineering | 212 Marston Hall | Ames, IA 50011-2353
Phone: 515/294-6142 | Fax: 515/294-9273 | Website: http://www.inceusa.org
Charles Moritz, MD INCE Bd Cert. Kimberly Riegel, PhD
Charles Moritz, MS INCE Bd Cert.
Council Secretary/Treasurer
Kimberly Riegel, PhD
The Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA (INCE/USA) is a non-profit professional organization incorporated in Washington, DC. A primary purpose of the Institute is to promote engineering solutions to environmental, product, machinery, industrial and other noise problems. INCE/USA is a Member Society of the International Institute of Noise Control Engineering, an international consortium of organizations with interests in acoustics and noise control.


Military Audiology Association (MAA)
National Naval Medical Center | Bldg 9 Room 2556 | 8901 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda MD 20889-5600 | Phone: 301/295-4665 | Website: www.militaryaudiology.org
John (Andy) Merkley, MS CCC-A CPS/A Johnny Foster, Maj, USAF, BSC, CCC-A
LTC J. Andrew Merkley, AuD CCC-A CPS/A
Council Vice Chair - Education
Maj Johnny Foster, USAF BSC CCC-A
The Military Audiology Association (MAA) provides cost-effective hearing health care through state-of-the-art audiological services, including prevention, medical surveillance, education, and research. MAA strategically place military audiologists to support the Fighting Force for success on the modern battlefield. Military audiologists are recognized as primary experts and providers of hearing health care.