CCS is always looking for great leaders for key roles in our organization. If you are interested in joining a committee, contact Marcy Watson, Association Manager, at

Awards Committee

Awards Committee Charter

  • Develop and carry out annual CCS Anniversary and Awards Celebration plans
  • Oversee and continually update the Awards Program process and documents

Chad Apple, Meyer Najem
Matt Jacques, Performance Services (Chair)
Jim Johnston, Eli Lilly and Company
Matt McCreery, Safety Resources
Mike Sharpe, Corteva Agriscience

Educational Outreach Committee

Educational Outreach Committee Charter

  • Develop quarterly educational events that are focused on big picture safety issues in the industry and encompass a wide range of audiences

Jim Duncan, Shiel Sexton
John Knight, Safety Management Group
Patrick Portteus, The Skillman Group
Sean Devenney, Drewry Simmons Vornehm
B.J. Moore, USI Insurance Services
Kristin VanSoest, Safety Resources (Chair)

Safety Directors Committee

Safety Directors Committee Charter

  • Oversight and development of programs that are beneficial to CCS safety directors

Greg Anderson, Kennedy Tank and Manufacturing
Amy Fletcher, Shiel Sexton
Shaun Guernsey, Poynter Sheet Metal (Chair)
Kapena O’Neal, CC Brandt Construction
Dan Turzillo, T & T Consulting
Thomas White, Hagerman Group
Jerry Williams, Messer Construction
Sheryl Wiser, Fox Contractors
Susan Yeiter, Safety Resources

Substance Abuse Oversight Committee

Substance Abuse Oversight Committee (SAOC) Charter:

  • Oversee the Model Program and drive periodic reviews and improvements
  • Oversee Reciprocal Programs through routine contact, reports and audits of those programs

Deana Applegate, Pepper Construction
Traci Hardin, Meyer Najem
Elvin Hernandez, Eli Lilly and Company
Chris Mitchell, Safety Management Group
Kevin Sullivan, I.U. Health
Candace White, Corteva Agriscience (Chair)