Our Chief Executive Officer

Published on Saturday, September 1, 2012

Treasa M. Turnbeaugh, PhD, MBA, CSP, ASP, CIT, CAE, IOM was named Chief Executive Officer of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals in September of 2012. Dr. Turnbeaugh most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of BCSP, where she was responsible for all examinations, marketing, customer service, and business development as well as the development of new initiatives for BCSP to bring value to its certificants. Dr. Turnbeaugh is experienced in the Safety, Health and Environmental (SH&E) field and in the field of professional certification. Additionally, Dr. Turnbeaugh brings experience and leadership in the business arena of both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

Dr. Turnbeaugh holds a PhD in Health Services Research, with a minor in Epidemiology and a Master of Public Health from Saint Louis University; a Master of Business Administration from Lindenwood University; and both a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health, with a specialization in Industrial Hygiene, from Murray State University. As BCSP's CEO, she graduated from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Institute for Organization Management, earning her IOM, and achieved the American Society of Association Executives' (ASAE) Certified Association Executive (CAE) certification. Dr. Turnbeaugh is a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, and the American Society of Association Executives. She has been in the SH&E profession for over 25 years, has held her CSP certification over 20 years, and is a Certified Instructional Trainer (CIT).