Derek Engard: Mr. Engard earned a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Operations from San Jose State University and was then commissioned in the United States Air Force. After the Air Force, he received a Masters of Science in Environmental Health specializing in industrial hygiene from Colorado State University. He began his work with OSHA in 2009 as a safety and health compliance officer at the Denver area office. In 2014 he moved to the OSHA National Office working in the Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Office of Chemical Process Safety and Enforcement Initiatives. In 2016 he began working in the Seattle Regional Office as the Region 10 Voluntary Protection Program Manager and Regional Consultation Program Manager. Mr. Engard is currently the Area Director for the federal OSHA San Diego area office. He has also worked as an Environmental Health and Safety representative for a semiconductor company based in California. Mr. Engard is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and a Certified Safety Professional.