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Panel Bios

10:30 am – 10:45 am
OPENING AND INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
John Henshaw, Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA
Dr. Jeffery W. Runge, Administrator, NHTSA
Dr. John Howard, Director, NIOSH
Charles A. Hurley, Vice President, NSC
Transportation Safety Group

10:45 am – 11:45 am
1st PANEL DISCUSSION:
MEASURING THE VALUE OF SEAT BELT PROGRAMS
The panelists will explore and discuss the benefits of seat belt usage through human and economic costs. The discussion will focus on the impact of past and predicted behaviors.

Participants: Jeffrey P. Michael, Office Director, Office of Impaired Driving and Occupant Protection, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), E. Marty Walker, Regional Director, Office of Worker' Compensation (OWCP), Kathy Lusby-Treber, Executive Director, Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), and Fire Chief Ken Bouvier, Vice President, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians

11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Luncheon Speaker
Brigadier General Joe Smith, Director of Army Safety

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
2nd PANEL DISCUSSION:
MANAGING EFFECTIVE SEAT BELT PROGRAMS
The panelists will share a variety of best practices found in the public and private sectors. Participants will discuss how their organizations have successfully implemented seat belt programs.

Participants: Kathy Konicki, Director of Associate Safety at Nationwide and Chair of the NETS Board, Roy Campbell, National Program Manager-Safety, United States Postal Service, Alex A. Beehler, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Philip W. Haseltine, President, Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm
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Panel Bios

Alex A. Beehler is Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health. Previously, he was the Director of Environmental and Regulatory Affairs for Koch Industries and the Vice President for Environmental Projects at the Charles G. Koch Foundation. He received a bachelor?s degree from Princeton University in public and international affairs and a law degree from the University of Virginia.

Ken Bouvier is Vice President, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians. He is a member of both the Louisiana Association of EMT?s Board of Directors and the EMS Magazine Advisory Board. He is best known for his lectures on school violence, gun shot trauma and hazardous materials.

William "Roy" Campbell is National Program Manager - Safety, United States Postal Service. Previously, he held positions with the Dallas District of the USPS, USPS Southwest Area, and Union Carbide Corp. He received a bachelor?s degree in behavioral science from the University of Alabama-Birmingham and a master?s degree in industrial safety from Central Missouri State University.

Philip W. Haseltine is President of the Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety (ACTS). With more than 35 years of highway safety experience, he has held positions as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Policy and International Affairs, and Chief of Staff to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.

Kathy Konicki is Director of Associate Safety at Nationwide and Chair of the NETS Board. Konicki works closely with Nationwide?s fleet administration and risk management offices to control the potential liabilities associated with approximately 5,800 company drivers. She has held positions as the president of her business, Meridian Associates, Inc. and vice president for a multinational engineering and consulting firm.

Kathy Lusby-Treber is the executive director of the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS). With more than 25 years experience with public health and safety programs, she also served as the chief of traffic safety programs in the Maryland Highway Safety Office.

Jeffrey P. Michael is Director of the Impaired Driving and Occupant Protection Office at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Previously, he served as Chief of the agency?s Emergency Medical Services Division. He holds a doctorate in education from West Virginia University and a bachelor?s degree in design and industry from San Francisco State University.

E. Martin "Marty" Walker was selected as Regional Director of the Office of Workers? Compensation Programs (OWCP) Southwest Region in 2000. His career with OWCP spans 27 years. He holds a bachelor?s degree in economics from the University of Washington.