CTEH® Announces Appointment of John Temperilli to Homeland Security’s Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 17, 2015) – The Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, LLC (CTEH®) today announced John Temperilli, one of its senior consultants, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC). Temperilli was officially sworn in as a CTAC member at the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Houston, Texas on March 3.

CTAC is responsible for providing counsel, technical advice, and expertise to the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety and Environmental Protection Directorate on the safe marine transportation of hazardous materials. Its membership includes vessel operators, chemical shippers, environmental response sector representatives, environmental safety and health officials, non-profit classification societies, federal and state governmental agencies and educational institutions with experience in vessel operation and design, chemical characteristics and hazards and port facility operations. Unlike other industry workers who are protected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, marine workers are protected solely by Coast Guard regulations.

John Temperilli is a senior consultant with over 30 years of broad crisis management leadership and advisory experience in international and domestic crisis response. He earned his undergraduate degree and Masters in Public Administration from Texas A&M University. He is a trained On-Scene Commander (OSC) and Incident Command System instructor.

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