Garlapati Elected ASSE’s First Global Region VP

A-Garlapati_RGB_150Ashok Garlapati, CSP, QEP, CMIOSH, has been elected as ASSE’s first global region vice president (RVP). In this role, he will support the Society’s global chapters and their officers, working closely with them and global chapter members to develop an infrastructure that positions global chapters for success and maximizes the value they provide to members. The global RVP serves on ASSE’s Council on Region Affairs (CORA), along with the vice president of CORA and the eight other elected RVPs who represent chapters in their regions.

Garlapati has 27 years’ experience in OSH consultancy and management. He is the lead auditor of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, and an approved OSHA outreach trainer. His extensive ASSE service includes being a founding member, past president and current advisory member of ASSE’s Kuwait Chapter. He served as a member of the Global Task Force and has served the ASSE International Practice Specialty since 2008. In 2013, he was appointed ASSE Ambassador for the Middle East and India.