July 2010 Minutes

Arkansas SHARP/VPP Meeting Minutes July 16, 2010



Quinton Simison, BASF,West   Memphis

Dennis Sullivan, Bosch,West Memphis

Deanna Dykes, Calion Lumber, Calion

LaShonda Daniels, ADOL,Little Rock

Joe Jenko,Ashland,Jacksonville

Mark Howell, Frito Lay,Jonesboro

C. Lynn Powell, PBCDF, White Hall

Don Long, PBCDF, White Hall

Kim Fischer, ADOL,Little   Rock

Denise Whittaker, Siplast, Arkadelphia

Raymond Culp, Potlatch,Warren

Andy Kelloms, Falcon Jet,Little Rock

Lea Ann Shivers, GP Studmill, Crossett

Ed Phillips, GP Studmill, Crossett

Pat Burge, AWCC,Little   Rock

Juanita Matlock, ADOL,Little   Rock

Greg Hill, Lo’ Real, NLR

Ann Butler, Interstate Sign,Little Rock

Sondra Bond, Lomanco,Jacksonville

Lester Allen, Cintas, Searcy

Kelly Oliver, Anthony Forrest,El Dorado

Anna Namvansy, Parker, Benton

David Gombrich, Parker, Benton

Ryan Atkins, AAR,Hot   Springs

Carlos Reynolds


The Arkansas SHARP/VPP Association met at 10:00 a.m. on Friday July 16, 2010 at the Arkansas Department of Labor building inLittle Rock.


Quinton Simison opened the meeting. There was a round table introduction of everyone in attendance.


Carlos Reynolds addressed fatality issues and the majority of them are falls & electrocutions.


Quinton extended an invitation & encouraged everyone to attend the SHARP/VPP Conference & to also bring friends.  He also spoke about an association award that is given out at the conference for recognizing outstanding performance.


Pat Burge with Arkansas Workers Compensation gave a presentation on “Who’s Having Accidents?”


Meeting Adjourned

  • Please see attached Conference Planning notes.


Conference Planning

  • Quinton Simison will bring a projector, laptop, portable screen & speakers.


  • ADOL has (3) projectors/Kim Fischer will bring her personal laptop.


  • Divider between Lindberg “A & B” will be open as one room. The divider will be      taken out.


  • Signs are needed to direct to location of conference rooms.


  • Reservations need to be made ASAP for people spending the night. Ask for the blocked      rooms under the Department of Labor.


  • The welcome will be given by the SHARP Representative & VPP      Representative.


  • Speakers will be given handouts.


  • The Meet & Greet will be from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. on September 15, 2010.


  • Ben Thompson may be a possible donator for a flat screen T.V. as a door prize.


  • Georgia Pacific will be giving door prizes.

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