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.

Current Headlines

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 have added more to the Schedule.  See article below for details.

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

The AHMP National Awards and Recognition Program is Now Accepting Nominations for FY2015 Achievements.  See their website for details.  Submission Deadline April 30, 2016

 

 

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:

Position

Nominated

Elected\Appointed

President

Stacy Kahatapitiya

Elected

Vice President

Regina Mowad

Elected

Treasurer

Bruce Donato

Elected

Secretary

Quinn Fowler

Elected

Membership Committee Chairman

Andrea Schuessler

 Appointed

Finance Committee Chairman

Jim Spatarella

 Appointed

Program Committee Chairman

Mimi Secunda

 Appointed

By Laws Committee Chairman

Regina Mowad

 Appointed

Past President

Susan Kenney

 Appointed

Webmaster

Jim Spatarella

 Appointed

VA Registered Agent for NCC

Jim Spatarella

 Appointed

The Potomac Section of the AIHA & The National Capital Chapter of the AHMP & The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Present On February 22, 2016 The 2016 Professional Development Seminar* and Followed by:

The Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management Course 2/22/16 - 2/26/16

(A 4-Day Course - formerly known as the overview course and helpful in studying for the CHMM exam.  This course runs Tuesday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day (Friday typically has an early end).  A light breakfast, breaks, and lunch are provided as well as a participant binder of presentation slides.) 

 At Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus in Rockville, near Shady Grove Hospital

Gilchrist Hall, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 

Our Key Note speaker is Frank Hearl, the NIOSH Economics Program Manager and the Chief of Staff in the NIOSH Office of the Director.  He will give an overview of what the key initiatives are at NIOSH. 

 The PDS will have concurrent breakouts (including a 2 hour Ethics session required for CIHs and those planning on sitting for the CIH exam). 

Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management (EHMM) Course 2/23/16 - 2/26/16

 The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) released its 3rd Edition Desk Reference at the 2013 National Conference and has been widely acclaimed.  The Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management Course (EHMM) is updated to compliment the Desk Reference.  The updated EHMM course will be conducted by the National Capital Chapter of the AHMP 2/23 – 2/26/16 at the Johns Hopkins University Rockville Campus as part of our the annual AIHA/AHMP PDS (2/22/16).

As a benefit to the Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management (EHMM) Course participants the NCC-AHMP is offering a special price on the 3rd Edition of the Desk Reference which is designed to complement the new course syllabus.  The regular price for non-members is $275 plus shipping for non-members.  For EHMM participants this price is only $100 until 2/24/16

 

The Institute of Hazardous Materials Management will be hosting a proctored CHMM exam on the Monday following the course, February 29th, at 10:00AM. All who are interested in taking the exam should complete the online CHMM application no later than February 19th, and contact Madison Bridner at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to indicate their intention to sit for the exam at the proctored event.

 Current CHMMs in the final year of their 5-year recertification cycles may also sit for the exam to recertify their credentials, in lieu of completing the recertification application process. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information about recertification by exam

 

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

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