Nominations for Vacant Board Positions

Posted by: Alice TatroSeptember 22nd, 2017

Chapter Announcement
To all VPPPA Region 1 Members,

VPPPA Region 1’s Board of Directors is accepting nominations to fill two vacant positions on the Board:

The Director-at-Large position is for the remainder of a two-year term expiring in 2018.
ManagementLetterofCommitmentforEligibilityforVPPPA Region 1 Board of Directors

The Hourly Representative – Site with a Collective Bargaining Agreement position is for the remainder of a two-year term expiring in 2019.
2017Reg1NomForm-Hourly Rep – Site with a CBA

Management Letter of Commitment (Required for all Open positions)
ManagementLetterofCommitmentforEligibilityforVPPPA Region 1 Board of Directors

Those Members in good standing who are interested please submit the applicable Nomination form, include a brief bio and a signed Management Letter of Commitment, and follow the instructions. The submission deadline is October 21, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact our Nominations Chair Jack Popp at 413-526-2491.

Thank you,
VPPPA Region 1 Board of Directors

VPPPA Region 1 Meeting – November 1, 2017

Posted by: Alice TatroSeptember 22nd, 2017

VPPPA Region 1 Chapter
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Pfizer Biotech, Andover, MA
Please RSVP by: October 25, 2017 provide your name and company affiliation.
To: Kristin Hoffman
Phone: (978) 247-3253
E-Mail: kristin.hoffman@pfizer.com
Please send your attending information ASAP
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Meeting Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Hosts: Rich Nill, EHS Director and Kristin Hoffman, Principal EHS Specialist
Pfizer Biotech
1 Burtt Road
Andover, MA 01810
Time: 11:00 am – 3 pm
Agenda:
o Arrival & Check-In 11 am – 11:30 am
o Introduction to Site 11:30 am – 12 pm
o Lunch – will be provided
o Chapter Meeting 12:15 pm – 1 pm
o OSHA Update 1 pm – 1:30 pm
o Facility Tour (required PPE will be provided) 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
“Pfizer Andover is a biopharmaceutical research, development and
manufacturing plant employing 1300, and a VPP Star site since 2008.”
Questions? Contact Karen Girardin, Region 1 VPPPA, Chapter Chair
email: kgirardin@llbean.com
phone: (207) 552-4909
Note: Directions for parking, getting to proper building, and for signing in are on next page.
Directions:
– As you get close to site, on Lowell Junction Road, pass over railroad tracks next to
Proctor & Gamble entrance
– You’ll see several Pfizer entrances on the left
– Enter at the 3rd entrance where you see a large red Pfizer Biotech sign and a
multilevel parking garage
– DO NOT ENTER THE GARAGE
– Instead, enter at the guard shack next to the garage
– Tell the guard you are there for the VPP meeting
– Park in the Visitors parking lot and walk to the nearby main visitors lobby in Bldg. F
– You will be picked up and escorted from the reception area
NOTE:
You will be given a visitors badge when you check-in upon arrival.
Visitors must be escorted at all times.

OSHA Training Institute Education Centers

Posted by: Alice TatroSeptember 22nd, 2017

Please visit the OSHA Training Institute Education Center website for more information on the great courses they offer.

The website address is: www.OSHAedNE.com

Steve Gauthier

Posted by: Alice TatroAugust 7th, 2017

Thank you Steve Gauthier for the time and leadership you gave to the Region 1 VPPPA.

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2017 Region 1 SGE of the Year

Posted by: Alice TatroAugust 7th, 2017

Congratulations

Darwin Irish

Region 1 SGEs at Conference

Posted by: Alice TatroAugust 7th, 2017