Hazardous Materials Society

Why?

We believe there is only one Earth; our passion is to serve those who protect it.

 Our Vision

To grow a world-class community of environmental, health, transportation and safety professionals and their communities of practice.

 Our Mission

To educate, develop, inform and bind together the hazardous materials, dangerous goods, environmental, health and safety professionals’ communities of practice to advance the health and safety of people and our environment.

Our Tax Status

HMS is a 501[c][3] under the Internal Revenue Code [IRC], and is a private foundation under IRC §509 (a), and those who make contributions to the HMS may deduct them under IRC §170. Our IRS determination letter is here. Please consult your tax adviser on the specific deductibility of your donation to HMS.

Our Mission

The six areas, and growing, where HMS focuses its energy for the next year are in the following areas:

  • Over at IHMM, defending and promoting our private credentials among government and the private sector
  • Developing and delivering the highest quality education and training programs serving the hazardous materials | dangerous goods | environment | health & safety communities of practice by engaging the very best programs from around the nation and the world and presenting them in one platform
  • Providing the strongest Networking platform in the nation, Higher Logic, that facilitates our communities of practice to be able to collaborate on their professional challenges as well as exchange information and ideas that benefit their future development
  • Providing Conferences that provide opportunities for us to gather together around the nation and the world to learn together and enjoy each other’s perspectives on all of our professional challenges, and to enrich our experiences together.
  • Providing Affinity programs that leverage our vast numbers and reach into incredible companies around the world to reduce our costs of many of the things we buy.
  • Over at IHMM, creating a student level credential that captures the imagination of students pursuing careers in environmental science or engineering, chemistry, biology or geology and getting those students into mentoring and internship programs through our Networking software and building the next great generation of environmental leaders.

Our Board

Robert A. West
Robert A. West
Allison King
Allison King
Ron Wilkins
Ron Wilkins
Elena Capsuto
Elena Capsuto
Vacant
Vacant
Rampur Viswanath
Rampur Viswanath
Tom Neltner
Tom Neltner