National Capital Chapter - AHMP

 Welcome to the National Capital Chapter of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (NCC-AHMP)

NCC-AHMP is a non-profit Virginia Corporation that is associated as a local chapter through a affiliation agreement with the national association devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous materials management field.

The Geographic area for the chapter is identified as covering the Metropolitan Washington and Baltimore area of the country. The local region includes Northern Virginia, Washington, DC, and Maryland.

The Chapter was formed and incorporated in 1992 and chartered on October 24, 1994.

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Welcome to Washington DC Metro Area to All AHMP National Conference Attendees. 


NCC-AHMP is the local chapter of the National Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals.  We would like to invite all professionals located or visiting in this area to join us for Continuing Education Events, Professional Networking, and Leadership Opportunities.


Take this free opportunity to sign up for our email list (open to all) if you are interested in keeping up with our activities.  Anyone joining or renewing their membership will receive a Metro Card as a gift (a $10 value).  We will also be holding a raffle for 5 Metro Cards from the email signup list*.  All gifts will be distributed on Monday Morning at the booth. 


Please join us August 28 - 31, 2016 for the 2016 AHMP National Conference at the Washington D.C. Omni Shoreham Hotel


The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals, AHMP ( is having their national conference 8/29 – 8/31/16 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel (across from the National Zoo).  The Friday – Sunday before 8/26 – 8/28/16 they are offering 4 different 3-day preparatory courses.

  • Associated Safety Professional (ASP)

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

  • Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management (EHMMM) course which is based on the CHMM blue print

  • Certified Dangerous Good Professional (CDGP)

  • Also at the conference the CHMM, CHMP, and CDGP exams will be offered on-site Monday 8/29/16



The National Capital Chapter of the AHMP

Invite you to

Please Join us for this very special Chapter Meeting

Tour the Washington National’s Stadium, followed by a chapter reception at Gordon Biersch (heavy hors d’ouevres )

September 22, 2016

2:00 – 6:00 PM

Nationals Park

Intersection of Half & N St.

Center Field Gate

Washington, DC

This is the first of a 2 part series on the environmental assessments and other regulatory requirements to build the stadium.  In October we will have a technical seminar detailing the regulatory history of the stadium. 

Members $25 before 9/15, $35 after 9/15

Non-Members $35 before 9/15, $45 after 9/15

For more information go

All registrations must go through the web site including payment by check.


Advanced payment can be by check or credit card at .




We closed out 2015 with our annual election of new officers for the Chapter and we had a unanimous election of the recommended officer slate.  See article below for details.

The AHMP-NCC, AIHA-Potomac, and JHU-ERC Professional Development Seminar and 4-day Essentials Course was a solid sucess that was followed by a proctored exam for the CHMM certificationLook for our recap article for more details




   We closed out 2015 with our annual election of new officers for the Chapter and we had a unanimous election of the recommended officer slate. The executive committee for 2016 is:





Stacy Kahatapitiya


Vice President

Regina Mowad



Bruce Donato



Quinn Fowler


Membership Committee Chairman

Andrea Schuessler


Finance Committee Chairman

Jim Spatarella


Program Committee Chairman

Mimi Secunda


By Laws Committee Chairman

Regina Mowad


Past President

Susan Kenney


Past President

Richard Foxx



Jim Spatarella


VA Registered Agent for NCC

Jim Spatarella



  National Capital Chapter participated in the National Capital Area Joint Safety Association, Young Professional Networking Event

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Behavioral Based Safety Observation