2018 SPY Requirements

Eligibility: Open to any member of the Oklahoma City Chapter, in good standing, working in the safety, health, or environmental (SHE) field for five years or more.

Application Packet:

  1. Must contain three letters of reference (clients, employer, or colleagues).
  2. Accomplishments you have achieved while working in the SHE field during the past five years. (Introduced a new program, reduced Experience Mod by XX%, Best Service Award, wrote a safety program…)
  3. ASSP Service – participate in Chapter or Section activities, attended monthly meetings, served as Chapter or Section Officer, served on Regional or National Committees…

Extra Credit will be given for the following:

  • Voluntary Community Service
  • Conference Presentation/Publications
  • Professional Designations
  • Degree in SHE

Additional information and all application packets must be turned into Mike Messner at, no later than midnight on November 15th, 2017.  The award will be presented at our 2018 Safety Expo.


  • November 15, 2017 – Completed Petitions into the Executive Committee (1 copy)
  • April 2018 – Presentation at Safety Expo

Past Winners:

  • Denis Baker in 2018
  • Patrick McGrew in 2017
  • Leslie Stockel in 2016
  • Stephanie Schroeder in 2015
  • Sean Hickey in 2014
  • Bill Young in 2013
  • No one selected in 2012
  • Casey Roberts in 2011
  • Mark Huddleston in 2010
  • Jim Ross in 2009
  • Don Latimer in 2008
  • No one was selected in 2007
  • No one was selected in 2006
  • Robert Williams in 2005
  • No one was selected in 2004
  • Clayton Abernathy in 2003
  • Mike Messner in 2002