President’s Message – February 2018

Feb 12, 2018

Greetings Everyone!

Now that it is February, June is quickly approaching! Which means that SAFETY 2018 – SAN ANTONIO is almost here!

There are plenty of volunteer opportunities to support the upcoming ASSE Society Professional Development Conference! There are currently three different volunteering areas, which include:

President’s Message – January 2018

Jan 08, 2018

Happy New Year Everyone!

As Safety Professionals, it is our job to protect people, property, and the environment. On top of that, we want to advance the Safety Profession!

But, how do we do that? I believe that we start by improving ourselves!

Moreover, the South Texas Chapter is here to support you! In the upcoming year, we will be providing our members more professional development opportunities for leadership, networking, and conferences!

President’s Message – November 2017

Oct 30, 2017

Greetings Everyone!

As the Thanksgiving holiday rapidly approaches, we all begin making plans to visit with family and friends. Then, this seemly solemn holiday turns into a barrage of invitations, travel arrangements, football, food and, of course, even more food!

Before this all becomes too overwhelming, I would like to take a few moments to remind myself how truly thankful I am, by counting all of my blessings from this year.I am thankful…

President’s Message – October 2017

Oct 02, 2017

Greetings Everyone!

The ASSE South Texas Chapter was officially chartered on October 5th, 1945. Therefore, I want to wish all of our Chapter Members a Happy 72nd Anniversary – with many more to come!

So, how do we ensure a successful legacy of our beloved South Texas Chapter? We grow and develop our future leaders from within our organization by providing them with opportunities for leadership, networking, and professional development!

Next month, we are planning to kick-off our Mentoring Program and ASSP Foundation Grants for Professional Certifications!


Matthew Herron, CSP
President, South Texas Chapter
American Society of Safety Engineers

Hurricane Harvey Region III Response

Sep 18, 2017

Our continued thoughts and prayers go out to all of our Region III colleagues their families and communities that have been and continue to be impacted by “Harvey” and its aftermath.

8/31/17 Update from Region III Leadership

Hello Members of ASSE,

Like all of us, the last several days have left us at a complete loss for words. While the news repeated statements such as devastation, epic, and unprecedented I stood by feeling helpless, anxious and eager. Through the abundance of text messages and emails we all received from friends and family across the country, there is no doubt that we WILL be back…better than ever…and dare we say, it’s going to be honor to play even a small part of that.  Monetary donations can be made thru the following link: