P.E., CSP, CQE
P.E., CSP, CQE
Mr. Militello currently serves as executive-level EHS Director for the Boeing Commercial Airplanes 737 Program, Delivery Operations, and Quality. In that role, Mr. Militello is responsible for workplace safety and environmental compliance and performance, including 737 MAX return to delivery, commercial flight lines, and paint and storage operations. Mr. Militello recently completed a 25-year career civil servant most recently serving as the Director, Occupational Safety and Health, and strategic advisor on the staff of the Secretary of the Navy. Mr. Militello was also the Functional Community Leader for over 1,200 safety and occupational health professionals. Mr. Militello’s career began in 1995 with Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), for whom he worked from 1995 until 2003 as a fire protection engineer in regional offices in Charleston, SC, Washington, DC, and Naples, Italy.
Mr. Militello holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering in fire protection engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Master of Public Administration from American University. He is a Director of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers Board of Directors and the Vice-Chair of the BCSP Foundation Board of Directors. Mr. Militello is a licensed Professional Engineer, Certified Safety Professional, and Certified Quality Engineer.
PhD, MS, CSP
Travis Kruse is the Senior Director, Safety & Sustainability Solutions Strategy for W.W. Grainger Incorporated. Dr. Kruse has over 22 years of experience in consulting, general industry, and sales leadership roles. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Murray State University Occupational Safety and Health (ANSAC/ABET) Advisory Council Member, Semiconductor Environmental, Safety & Health Association (SESHA) Board Member, and an authorized instructor for the OSHA Training Institute (OTI). Dr. Kruse has a PhD in Public Health from Oregon State University and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Health and Safety from Murray State University and has published in the Journal of Safety Research.
CSP, CHST, STSC
Jane Beaudry, CSP, CHST, STSC recently celebrated over 30 years in the construction industry, with over 25 years of passionate commitment to the health and well-being of her fellow co-workers in a formal safety capacity. In March 2020, she joined Jacobs as the HSE Director for its Life Sciences of North America line of business, managing a staff of over 30 HSE subject matter experts who support approximately 1200 colleagues in the safe design and delivery of complex life sciences projects. Immediately prior, she was the Construction SHE Lead for AstraZeneca’s large capital construction projects in the Americas for over 6 years, and before that, contributed in a safety leadership role for ENR Top 100 employers as well as US specialty contractors who were the largest in their respective industries. Considered a thought leader among her peers, she is the BSCP Foundation’s newest Board of Trustees member. She has been a finalist judge for the Willis Towers Watson/AGC Construction Safety Excellence Awards for the last 3 years, was on the Curriculum Advisory Committee, and later Adjunct Professor for Wentworth Institute of Technology’s first Construction Safety Management course. Also, throughout her career, she has been an active member or Chair of several construction association safety committees, frequent guest lecturer, and contributing author.
MS, CHST, CUSP, GSP, CSHO C/GI
Shawna is currently the VP of Safety at Fraser Engineering Co., Inc. She is an experienced Safety Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. Skilled in Women-Owned Business, Family Business, Construction Safety, Public Speaking, and Piping. Strong operations professional with a Master’s degree focused on Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University.
Caroline Walters joined Columbia Southern University in 2016. Serving as Vice President of University Relations, Caroline is responsible for developing, leading, and promoting all aspects of the university relations’ efforts, including corporate relations and business development, corporate outreach, community relations, and alumni affairs.
With 21 years of experience in higher education, Caroline brings a vast knowledge of best practices to the university. She began her career at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, MS, where she served in various roles within the staff, faculty, and administration, then onto serving eight years as Vice President of Advancement, guiding the JCJC Foundation Inc. and the JCJC Alumni Affairs through a time of extraordinary growth. In 2014, Caroline was hired as Vice President of Advancement for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, where she led not only the foundation and alumni affairs but also the marketing team, college archives, and recruiting efforts for the college.
Caroline holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Mississippi State University.
Ray Ferrara, CFP, BCSP Board of Directors’ Public Director, is Chairman and CEO of ProVise Management Group, LLC, a full-service financial planning firm which is a Registered Investment Advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission. He is involved with many professional and not-for-profit organizations including PMG Marketing Group, American Financial Solutions, and Money Transfer Systems. Mr. Ferrara was previously the Chair of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standard, Inc. and is a Registered Principal with FINRA. Mr. Ferrara has a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the University of Maryland.