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.

2024 Conference Committee Chair - Lydia Crutchfield, MA, BSN, RN, CLC

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 activities. 

Committee Chair: Julie Nicholas, RN, BSN, 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: Sarah Parris,  RN, MSN

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 
The Research Committee provides guidance for members, non-members, and partners who desire to conduct research, including surveys, with AOHP or its membership.
•  Define research priorities based on public policy issues
•  Develop tools and a support structure to demonstrate the value of research with members

Committee Chair: Asha Roy, PhD, MBA, MAS, MS, OTD, OTR/L, CSPHP

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: Christine Pionk, MS, RN, COHN-S

Professional Development Committee
This 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