Candidate Slate for 2014-2015 Chapter Year


Carl Granger, CSP
Safety Director, Woods Construction
Carl Granger has been serving as Safety Director for Woods Construction, Inc. in Sterling Heights, MI since 2008.  Prior to that, he worked for Plastipak Packaging in the Clean Tech - Dundee, MI Recycling Division as the HR/EHS Manager for three years.  For the 8 years prior, Carl worked for Fine Impressions, a division of Taylor Corporation, as the HR/EHS/Maintenance Supervisor.  While at Fine Impressions, Carl also served on the leadership team for the Taylor Corporation Corporate Safety Committee.  Carl graduated from Mankato State University in Mankato, MN in 1997 with a B.A. in Philosophy and attained SPHR accreditation in 2007 and CSP Certification in 2013.  Carl has been an ASSE member since January 2010, and currently lives in Milford, Michigan with his 9-year old son, Carl Jr.



Jessica Jannaman
Corporate Health & Safety Specialist, Chrysler Group LLC
Jessica Jannaman, has been a member of the ASSE Greater Detroit Chapter since 2011 and has served as Chair of the Community Affairs board as well as Programs board. In 2013, Jessica became Secretary for the Greater Detroit Chapter and continues to serve presently. Jessica has been a member with ASSE since 2010 and has also been active in ASSE WISE, serving on the Mentoring Committee since 2011. Jessica also serves as the Chapter Liaison and assists with membership for the ASSE Environmental Practice Specialty which fosters resources and information for environmental topics to over 1,000 members and growing. Furthermore, Jannaman is an active member of the Michigan Lean Consortium and serves as lead for the Annual Conference that has hosted over 100 participants for the past two years. Jessica enjoys being a part of ASSE at both a local level as well as a global member. She looks to help in the continuation of global ASSE initiatives/goals and apply them within her own ASSE community.
Jannaman works at Chrysler Group LLC in Auburn Hills, MI, as a Corporate Health & Safety Specialist, NAFTA. She assists to communicate, organize and coordinate safety initiatives and objectives throughout the organization with the team of health and safety representatives she works with at Chrysler Group LLC. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Health, a Lean Black Belt Certification, and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Safety Management at Oakland University which she anticipates to achieve in the summer of 2014.



Aaron Munoz
Safety Director, Limbach Company
Aaron is the Michigan Safety Director, Limbach Company. Aaron has 33 years as building trades journeyman steamfitter where he spent most of his time in the heavy industrial sector. Most recently he has spent 2 years as project manager and the past 3 years as Safety Director for Limbach LLC, where he has been employed for the past 12 years. He is active in the Mechanical Contractors Association of Detroit Safety Committee, Construction Association Of Michigan Safety Committee, ASSE GDC, ASSE GDC student section of Oakland University as well as working with various youth organizations within the city of Detroit and his hometown of Dearborn. Aaron holds an Associates of Occupational Sciences from Lake Superior State. He is also an Authorized OSHA Outreach instructor and First Aid, CPR, AED, BBP and Wilderness First Aid instructor through the American Red Cross. He is certified as a leader for the Coaching Injury & Incident Free (IIF) in Action Program through JMJ and Associates. He is currently studying Psychology at Henry Ford Community College.



Linda Zaziski  MSM CP-FS
Little Caesar Enterprises - Safety Director; National Operations
Linda is the Safety Director for National Operations at Little Caesar Enterprises.  She has 29 years of retail/ manufacturing/distribution experience in safety, environmental safety, loss prevention, crisis management and food safety.   She currently serves as a chief spokesperson and sits on various boards of influence for the restaurant industry including the Conference for Food Protection (CFP), MI Department of Agriculture Food Defense Advisory, and the Restaurant Loss Prevention and Security Association (RLPSA) Safety Advisory. She obtained her BS degree from Albion College (Albion MI), an MSM from Walsh College (Troy, MI).  Linda is a Certified Professional in Food Safety and has been a member of ASSE since 2010 holding leadership roles for the Greater Detroit Chapter including 2013 ROC Conference planning and Awards/Recognition.  She is a Detroit native (living and working in the D by week) and “westsider” by weekend as her permanent residence is in Sparta MI. 



Garrett Stricker, CSP, LEED AP
Corporate EHS Professional, Dayco
Garrett is currently the Corporate EHS professional at Dayco Products, LLC in Troy, MI.  Prior to Dayco Garrett was worked as an EHS professional in the Chemical, Engineered Products, Defense, and Automotive industries in various capacities.  Garrett has a B.S. in Human Biology from Michigan State University.  Garrett is Certified Safety Professional (Board of Certified Safety Professionals),  LEED Accredited Professional (United States Green Building Council), and an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer.  Garrett enjoys public speaking and training.
Garrett currently lives in Macomb, MI with his wife and two children.  They enjoy camping, hiking, bike riding, and anything outside.



Eileen Bullen, CSP
Eileen is the President of Pillar Support Services, LLC, a woman owned environmental, health and safety (EH&S) consulting firm.  She specializes in health and safety management system audits identifying hazards and ensuring OSHA compliance for her clients.  Prior to starting Pillar, Ms. Bullen was the CEO of TERRA a Native-American owned environmental consulting firm based in California where she grew the company five fold in one year.  She was also responsible for the development of Terra's quality, health and safety programs and procedures.  She has over 20 years experience in the EH&S field with nationwide directorships in multiple disciplines including quality, health and safety, recruiting and staffing, operations, client services and sales. She has a B.S. in Chemistry with a minor in Business from Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts and an M.S. in Environmental Management from the University of San Francisco. Eileen has multiple certifications including Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Black Belt certification in Lean Six Sigma; 40 Hour HAZWOPER; 8 Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor; and First Aid/CPR.  She is a professional member of ASSE and has served as the Greater Detroit Chapter as the Newsletter Editor and Vice President. She lives in Clarkston, Michigan.


William Ruth, Selected as the recipient of the 2013 Ann O. Fletcher Affiliate Council Distinguished Service Award.

Congratulations, you are very deserving!

Bill Ruth Nomination Letter (pdf)


ASSE Foundation will accept donations

The ASSE Foundation will accept donations on behalf of the NYC Chapter’s efforts.
100% of funds will be used to purchase PPE for the Sandy recovery. People can
directly donate at and write
in “Sandy PPE Fund.”


Northern Ohio ASSE
2014 Member Recognition & Safety Showcase

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cash bar & appetizers followed by dinner
Holiday Inn, 6001 Rockside Road Independence, Ohio 44131

Register to attend this event by March 15th, and you'll be eligible for an additional raffle!!!
Attendees who register by this date will entered into a raffle for a Bluetooth speaker, for wireless use with computers, mobile devices, etc. (Note: Vendors not eligible for this additional raffle).

Each attendee will receive a door prize card. Exhibitors will be provided door prize stickers. When an attendee visits an exhibitor booth, the exhibitor will place a stamp on the card.

Join us for the Showcase of Safety Resources in Northern Ohio and recognition for both new Northern Ohio Chapter ASSE members and members who have reached service milestones.

The evening’s headline speaker will be Howie Eberts, OSHA Area Director

ASSE Member Networking

Before the start of the presentations, enjoy the cash bar and appetizers in the exhibitor networking area. We encourage members to interact with vendors and organizations from Northern Ohio who provide safety and health products and services.

Door Prizes

You could win valuable prizes!

Visit the event exhibitors for your chance to win a Nest Learning Thermostat (see for details). A raffle card will be given to each attendee. To be eligible for the raffle, visit as many vendors as you can and collect stamps.


Admission: $32.00 includes the exhibit, presentation and dinner

ASSE Student Member Admission: $22.00

Exhibitor space and 1 dinner $125.00. Additional vendor dinners

***Registration information can be obtained on the Northern Ohio Chapter website or by contacting Debby Shewitz at


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