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People on the Move


New York, Nov 07, 2008

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community.

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), a member and accredited standards developer of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), announced that Steven H. Davis will depart the organization on March 31, 2009, after eleven years of dedicated service, the last six as executive director.

AIHA has selected Peter J. O’Neil to succeed Mr. Davis in this position. AIHA's assistant executive director since 2005, O'Neil joined the organization in 2000 as director for marketing and member services.

Having worked closely with Mr. Davis and AIHA's volunteer leadership, he has been responsible for strategic planning, as well as special project development and management.

A Certified Association Executive, Mr. O’Neil has a BA in international relations from Syracuse University.


The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), an ANSI member and accredited standards developer, announced the appointment of Paul Noe as vice president for public policy.

In this role, Mr. Noe will lead AF&PA’s policy development and regulatory advocacy, and support its government affairs efforts.

The former vice president of regulatory affairs for the Grocery Manufacturers Association, Mr. Noe brings to AF&PA extensive experience on environmental, energy and regulatory policy.

He previously served at the White House Office of Management and Budget as counselor to the administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. He also served as senior counsel to three chairmen of the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - senators Fred Thompson, Ted Stevens and Bill Roth.

Formerly a lawyer in private practice, Mr. Noe holds a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.


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