Howard L. Kusnetz, Manager Safety and Industrial Hygiene for the Shell Oil Co., received his Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Cincinnati and his Master's in Industrial Hygiene from Columbia University. From 1951 to 1971 he was a commissioned officer in the United States Public Health Service associated with Occupational and Environmental Health. At his retirement from the PHS in 1971, he was Assistant Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and Sanitary Engineer Director of the Public Health Service. He is the author of over 20 publications in industrial hygiene, and is a registered Professional Engineer, a Certified Safety Professional and Certified in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene. He is Adjunct Associate Professor of Occupational Health at the University of Texas—School of Public Health.
Carolyn F. Phillips, Manager Industrial Hygiene Services for the Shell Oil Co., received her Mechanical Engineering degree from Pratt Institute and a Master's in Civil Engineering from New York University. Before joining Shell in 1974, she worked for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, The New York State Department of Labor and New York University Institute for Environmental Medicine. She is certified in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene (CIH), is a registered Professional Engineer (New York and California), and is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP).