Ed joined the Semiconductor Safety Association (now SESHA) in 1982 while employed by AT&T Bell Laboratories. Ed's initial involvement with the organization was as a speaker at the annual symposium. He continued to grow with the group, serving the Annual Conference Planning Committee as moderator, session chairperson and ultimately as a symposium chair for many years.
Ed served on the Board of Directors from 1996 through 2002. Positions held on the organization's Executive Committee included, Secretary, President-Elect and President. Ed was named a SESHA fellow in 2002.
Ed has over thirty years of experience as an environmental health and safety professional and holds a BA in Safety Management and an MA in Occupational Safety and Health. He is currently self-employed as an independent EH&S consultant, providing support to multiple clients.