Below are instructor biographies for some of the instructors you will find at ACNSC. Arizona Chapter National Safety Council takes great pride in the enormous talent and professionalism of each of the instructors that facilitate all of the programs ACNSC offers.
Carl Williams found that he enjoyed instructing military courses during his enlistment in the U.S. Army and is able to share his knowledge and experience with others so they might achieve proficiency in their chosen fields. He came home after an Honorable Discharge and found a position with the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) where he served for twenty-five years. Carl instructed courses in safety, security and leadership during his tenure at ADC. Carl’s desire to continue to help others through training led him to the Arizona Chapter of the National Safety Council. He became certified to teach courses such as Defensive Driving, CPR/First Aid, Lift Truck Operator, and Flagger Training. He has been instructing ACNSC courses for eleven years as an independent contractor.
Angie Rolnik is an energetic bilingual safety trainer. Her delivery and training techniques are unique and help to keep students focused and engaged. She has worked with organizations that have faced challenges such as achieving a self-sufficient safety culture and training of frontline supervisors. In her career, she has implemented safety programs for start-up businesses as well as established companies. Angie holds multiple certifications from UCSD National Safety Council, OSH Academy of Occupational Safety & Health Training and the Industrial Commission of Arizona under Arizona OSHA.
In 2012, Jeremy Bethancourt was appointed by Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and in 2014 was reappointed by United States Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to serve as a Public Representative to the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety & Health for the Occupational Safety & Health Administration. He is a trainer for the Arizona Chapter National Safety Council, he is a professional member of the Public Relations Committee for the American Society of Safety Engineers, the Government Affairs Chairperson for the Arizona Chapter of the ASSE, he is a devoted member of Kids’ Chance of Arizona and a member of the Government Relations Committee of Kids’ Chance of America, the Section Advisor for the Construction Section of the Arizona Chapter of the ASSE, Committee Member of the Arizona Business Association Safety Committee, and Member of the A-10.32 ANSI/ASSE Fall Protection Subcommittee. He has served as Vice Chairperson (Chapter Year 07/08), Chairperson (Chapter Year 08/09) for the AZ-ASSE C
In recognition of Former Arizona Governor Pyle and his commitment to safety, Arizona Chapter National Safety Council created the Annual Governor Howard Pyle Safety Award in 1980. This award is given each year to the most deserving agency, company, program or individual making an impact upon the safety in Arizona.
Recognize and honor your key safety person, company, or project by nominating them for the annual Howard Pyle Award. For more information, please visit our website at https://www.southwestsafetycongress.org/howard-pyle-award.php.
Arizona Chapter National Safety Council is contracted to administer the ADOT/MVD Traffic Survival School Program.