Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

Safety and Health Council of NC

Instructor Bios

Mack Bunn has been with the Safety and Health Council of NC since January 2016. His experience includes 21 years with a facility maintenance company as site safety manager handling: workers comp, FMLA, and training and accident investigation. He attended Campbell University and Guilford Technical Institute. Mack holds the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health certificate (MESH), OSHA Outreach Trainer in general industry, NSC lift truck operator, and NSC flagger instructor.

Ed Austin served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps as a transportation supervisor where he was licensed to drive ¾ ton vehicles, 5 ton trucks, buses, tractor trailers, emergency vehicles, wreckers, and forklifts. He also attended a defensive driver course and served as a license examiner for the Marine Corps.. Upon retiring from the Marine Corps, Ed volunteered with Matthews Rescue in Matthews, North Carolina where he served as an emergency medical technician and was certified by the National Safety Council to drive and operate a 10 ton rescue vehicle. Ed is also Instructor certified in Defensive Driving 4, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving, safeTEEN Driver course, Behind the Wheel coaching certified, and coaching the Van Driver Defensive Driving course. Ed has been with the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina – Charlotte since 2015.

Barton Jones, CSP, ASP, MESH has been an Occupational Safety and Health Consultant since September 1, 2015, but has done training with the SHCNC in a part-time capacity for years. Barton started in Safety with a Workers Compensation Third Party Administrator as a Loss Control Specialist. His over 20 years of experience includes agricultural, manufacturing, pest control and construction as a consultant and an employee. Barton is an Associate Safety Professional (#ASP-24174), holds the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate; is an OSHA Outreach Trainer in General Industry, NSC Instructor Lift Truck Operator; NSC First Aid/CPR/AED Trainer and NSC Flagger Instructor. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UNC-Greensboro and has earned his Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation..

Kelvin A. Brim, Sr. is a Captain with the Charlotte Fire Department where he provides direct oversight of firefighting personnel, emergency response operations, and fire ground activities. Kelvin holds the Master of Science-Fire Service Administration from Arizona State University and the Bachelor of Science-Fire Engineering Technology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is State-certified as a Firefighter I and II as well as Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Kelvin a National Safety Council Instructor Trainer in First Aid/CPR/AED/Bloodborne Pathogens and holds the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate.

Quinc'ze Brim is a Learning & Development Consultant with Mecklenburg County with over 19 years of experience in human resources and training. Quinc'ze holds a Master of Science in Organizational Change and Leadership from Pfeiffer University and a Bachelor of Science in Management & Human Resources from Loyola Marymount University. She is also a certified trainer with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Mark Dawalt has 15 years of experience with the City of Asheboro Fire Department and 8 years experience as Superintendent of the Water Distribution and Collections Department of the City of Asheboro. Mark holds the Fire Service General Instructor Certification with NC Department of Insurance; the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate; and National Safety Council Instructor Trainer certification in Defensive Driving Course 4 and Alive at 25, General Industry and Construction Lift Truck Instructor Certification, Work Zone Flagger and First Aid/CPR/AED/Bloodborne Pathogens.

Bob Edwards has 23 years experience with the NC State Highway Patrol (retiring as First Sergeant) and 9 years experience as Motor Carrier Inspector with the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles. Bob’s background offers a practical training perspective focused on the requirements of the law. Bob is a certified Instructor Trainer in National Safety Council’s DDC4, DDC-Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving, and DDC-Professional Truck Driver. He is a graduate of the Transportation Safety Institute’s Inter-modal Transportation of Hazardous Materials Instructor Development Course conducted by the US Department of Energy and US Department of Transportation. Bob was selected as national “Instructor of the Year” for 2009 by the National Safety Council. Bob holds the Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Gardner-Webb University.

Michael A. Lampart, PhD, has 35 years of experience in federal government and corporate occupational safety and health. Michael earned his B.S., M.S., and PhD. in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University and the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate. He also holds the Associate Degree in Applied Science from Thomas Nelson Community College. Dr. Lampart is an OSHA 500 Outreach Trainer with extensive experience in Lasers, Radiation, Confined Space, Lockout/Tagout, Explosives, and Incident Command Response.

Carlos Pozo, originally from Cuba, served a three-year term in the US Army before he joined the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Carlos worked as a K-9 patrol officer and a member of the Highway Interdiction and Traffic Safety Unit (HITS) responsible for traffic enforcement and for investigating traffic fatalities. He is certified in Traffic Crash Investigation and Reconstruction, Basic and Advanced. Carlos is Instructor Trainer certified in DDC-4, DDC-Alive at 25, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving, Van Driver, and Workzone Flagger courses of the National Safety Council. He holds the A.A.S. in Criminal Justice – Central Piedmont Community College and the B.S.- Criminal Justice degree from Western Carolina University. Carlos teaches classes for SHCNC in both English and Spanish.

Roy Rutledge, was SHCNC Senior Occupational Safety and Health Consultant from December 2001 through 2015. Roy's extensive safety and health experience since retiring from US Navy active duty includes being a multi-state Environmental Health and Safety Manager and Consultant; Occupational Safety and Health representative in a large hospital based industrial health program; and Loss Control Representative for an insurance group. Roy holds the Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Construction and General Industry Certificates; Advanced Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate; National Safety Council Advanced Safety Certificate Instructor Trainer; NSC Instructor Lift Truck Operator; and NSC First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Trainer. He holds the Associate-Applied Science degree from Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte NC) and is an authorized OSHA Outreach 500 (Construction) and 501 (General Industry) Trainer.

Willie Summers, MS, EFO has 31 years as a fire fighter with 16 years as Battalion Chief for the Charlotte Fire Department. Willie holds a Master of Science in Executive Fire Leadership and Disaster Preparedness, a Bachelor of Science in Fire Safety Engineering Technology, and a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Safety. He also serves his community by mentoring with the Charlotte Mecklenburg School System and is a supporter of United Way and Arts and Science.

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