Connie Muncy, Safety Officer, for Montgomery County Water Services and the Solid Waste District was recognized on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 by the Montgomery County Commissioners as one of The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) ‘100 Women, Making a Difference in Safety’ project. Women from around the world and throughout history are being honored for their dedication to protecting people, property, and the environment. “Connie works diligently to ensure our employees’ safety,” said Commission President, Debbie Lieberman. “Montgomery County is proud to have Connie recognized and honored internationally by the ASSE.”
Muncy has persevered to promote government workplace safety. In 2009, her team’s operations won the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Safety in Sound service sector national award for occupational hearing conservation efforts. In 2008, the team received the State of Ohio Burke Safety Award from the Ohio Water Environment Association. Muncy has a B.S. in chemistry from Wright State University in Dayton, OH, and a master’s degree in environmental health and safety management from the University of Findlay in Findlay, OH.
In addition to her many professional accomplishments, Muncy is a past-president of ASSE’s Kittyhawk Chapter and is an active member of the Dayton and Miami Valley Safety Council, where she has served as Board Chair. Muncy is also a member of the Montgomery/Greene County Local Emergency Response Council where she is former chair. She is an active presenter at annual conferences for organizations such as the National Registry of Environmental Professionals, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and the Ohio Water Environment Association.
Muncy has written and presented more than 20 papers and workshops at various symposiums and conferences. She also volunteers at the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce with 10-hour OSHA Outreach courses and she has taught emergency preparedness courses to hundreds from area businesses.
Environmental Services Director Patrick Turnbull, Commission President Debbie Lieberman, Commissioner Dan Foley, Safety Officer Connie Muncy and Commissioner Judy Dodge