Next Generation Board

The Next Generation Board, established by and in partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation, increases awareness of the Foundation’s purpose, encourages participation in the Foundation’s programs, and cultivates intergenerational connections within the Foundation community, in support of the mission of the ASSE Foundation.

Donny Burke

Past Chair

Donny Burke has over nine years of experience in the bioengineering field, during which he has made extensive contributions to consumer products safety. He is an assistant professor...

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Denise Albrecht is a Certified Safety Professional with over ten years of experience in the Environmental, Health and Safety field. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth...

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Mark Ahner is a Health & Safety Risk Engineer with Zurich Insurance. Prior to joining Zurich, he was an EH&S Manager and Emergency Response Leader with experience in...

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Justin Bielss

Vice Chair

Justin has been in the Texas National Guard for over 17 years, where he served as a military police officer, aviation mechanic, and a helicopter pilot for the past 10 years. He has been deployed twice...

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Grant Deadlines

Dec 1
Jan 1-Mar 31
Apr 1
May 1
Application Due
Committee Review
Award Announcement
Award Funds Distributed

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