Marcus Simpson – Appeals and Complaints Chair
Mr. Marcus Simpson is the Director for Safety at the University of North Dakota. He has over 20 years of experience in the safety field and holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Marc was born in Georgia and is an Air Force veteran, which provided him with his first taste of North Dakota and his much better half Marcie, a UND grad.
Marc holds the Certified Safety Manager: Construction (CSMC), Certified Environmental Manager (CEM), Licensed Safety Professional (LSP), and HAZWOPER Train the Trainer (HTTT) credentials from NASP. His additional credentials include Certified Mold Inspector, Certified Asbestos Inspector, Certified Lead Inspector, MEWP Train the Trainer, OSHA 30, POST certified in GA and ND, Certified EPA 24 Hr. Hazardous Material Technician.
Marc and his wife Marcie have 3 children Quinlan (26), who serves his country in the Army and is currently stationed in Kansas; Piper (19), who currently attends UND and runs Cross Country and Track for UND; and Brixon (17), who is currently a senior in high school and will be attending UND next fall. In what little spare time he has, Marc likes to fish and hunt, as well as cheer on his Georgia Dawgs.
Steve Winn – Appeals and Complaints Vice Chair
Mr. Steve Winn is the Mountain West District Safety Manager at Malcolm Drilling. As the District Safety Manager, he oversees the district’s workplace safety and health programs and staff, ensuring strong collaboration with business unit leaders and teams across the district. Winn’s Key responsibilities include establishing short- and long-term direction and measurable goals, establishing and communicating clear priorities, providing safety and health subject matter expertise to operational units, role modeling and coaching other leaders, and proactively achieving compliance with all applicable safety and health regulations, including, but not limited to those required by OSHA, General Contractors, and the states the work is accomplished in. Steve provides leadership and directly manages the district’s safety programs, policies, and standards while engaging stakeholders and building partnerships. Programs include, but are not limited to, safety management systems, worker’s compensation, industrial hygiene, reducing environmental workplace hazards, hearing conservation, contractor safety, close-call reporting, and medical response to injuries.
Winn joined the United States Marine Corps in 1985, switched services in 1986 to the United States Air Force, becoming a USAF –Fire Fighter, and served in the United States Air Force Combat Veteran Gulf War 1991.
After finishing his enlistment in 1992, he remained in the Fire Service for over 32 years. After leaving Active Duty, Winn has worked for various Government Contractors, including EG&G, Halliburton, Fire Chief for Kandahar, Airfield (KAF) Afghanistan, ATK Emergency Manager, DynCorp Deputy Director Fire and Emergency Services for Southern Afghanistan, and the Fire Chief and EHS QA/QC Manager at the US Embassy in Kabul Afghanistan.
He holds a Bachelors of Fire Science and Safety in 2004 and obtained his MBA in 2006 from the University of Maryland, Texas A&M. His extensive list of credentials includes Fire Officer I, II, III, IV. Fire Instructor I, II, III. Fire Inspector I, II, III. Firefighter I & II, Hazardous Material Incident Commander, Hazardous Materials Technician, Fire Rescue Confined Space Incident Commander, Pump Operator/Instructor, National Fire Academy Emergency Response to Terrorism, ICS (100,200,300,400,700,800), OSHA 30, NASP Licensed Safety Professional (LSP) Certified Safety Manager (CSM), Certified Safety Manager-Construction (CSMC), Certified Facility Security Officer, and Certified Emergency Medical Responder.
Dr. Barbara Jean Jacobs, Ph.D., LSP
Dr. Barbara Jean Jacobs has been working in the safety field for 31 years for consultant firms and the Virginia Department of Transportation. She has served in multiple positions within the industry, from construction inspector to contract administrator, currently working as a Corporate Safety Officer with NXL Construction Services, a Division of Century Engineering Inc. Barbara holds a PhD and MBA in Business Administration. She is a Licensed Safety Professional (LSP) with NASP. Her other professional certifications include Certified Work Zone Safety Trainer, Flagger, HazMat Refresher, Nuclear Gauge Safety, OSHA 30 Hour, and VDOT Site Manager Instructor.
Mr. Kelly DeLange is the Safety & Occupational Health Manager of the Northern California Area Office for the Bureau of Reclamation. He is responsible for overseeing the safety, fire, and environmental waste programs for Shasta, Keswick, Trinity, Lewiston, Spring Creek Debris, Whiskeytown, and Buckhorn Dams, including power plants and related facilities. Kelly is a Licensed Safety Professional (LSP), Certified Safety Manager (CSM), Certified Environmental Manager (CEM), Occupational Health & Safety Technician (CHST), Safety Trained Supervisor (STS), Certified Occupational Hearing Technician, Certified HIPPA professional, OSHA 10/30 Hour Instructor, Certified Lead Inspector, and Certified AHERA Asbestos Inspector. He also holds two safety certificates from the OSHA Outreach University of Washington in Safety & Health Leadership: General Industry and General Industry: Safety & Health Specialist.
Charles C. Raziano
Mr. Charles C. Raziano, CUSP, CSM, CST, is currently the Director of Health and Safety for Gannett Fleming PDC and responsible for the overall management of Health & Safety for all company operations. Mr. Raziano has over 28 years of experience in construction, transmission and distribution, safety-related trades, and Emergency Disaster Situations. Mr. Raziano has extensive experience in coordinating work with design professionals, regulatory authorities, injury and health management, job site safety audits & inspections, strong field safety, and disaster support.
He holds the credential of CUSP (Certified Utility Safety Professional) with Transmission & Distribution endorsement). He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Engineering. He is an instructor in BLS First Aid, CPR & AED, OSHA 502 Outreach Trainer and 10 & 20 Hour T&D endorsement Trainer, Forklift- Aerial Lift, High Angle Climbing & Rescue trainer, and a Qualified DOT Drug Screening Administrator. His memberships include the World Safety Organization (WSO), NASP, and Utility Safety & Ops Leadership Network (USOLN). In 2019 Mr. Raziano was awarded the Safety Professional of the Year Award by the North East Region Chesapeake Safety Council.
Mr. Raziano has worked on projects including casinos, hotels, parking garages, highway construction projects, prisons, wastewater treatment plants, Renewable Energy Wind Farm projects, associated transmission and distribution lines, substations, ITS Systems, PP&L, ConEd, National Grid, PSE&G, N Star, and CMP with gas and electrical transmission, distribution, and residential construction.