NETS Board Member Bios
Jack became the Executive Director of the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety in February 2008. As Executive Director, Jack is responsible for leading NETS’ road safety efforts. These include: the annual Strength in Numbers road safety benchmark survey, the annual Drive Safely Work Week campaign, marketing the Novice Driver’s Road Map, and NETSWork, NETS’ monthly enewsletter. In addition, Jack represents NETS on the UN Road Safety Collaboration, the principal steering committee for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 initiative.
Prior to his current position, Jack spent thirty-years with Monsanto Company. His career included assignments in sales and marketing, global project management, business management, and strategic change. Following his early retirement, Jack returned to Monsanto as a consultant and provided project support to various Monsanto teams. One project, in particular, developed and implemented Monsanto’s global vehicle safety program.
Joseph L. McKillips, CSP (Chair 2014-2015)
Sr. Manager, Commercial Program Support, Abbott Laboratories
Mr. McKillips currently serves as Manager, Commercial Program Support for Abbott. During his 23-year career with Abbott, headquartered in north suburban Chicago, Mr. McKillips has provided safety and health leadership and technical support throughout various manufacturing, R&D and commercial sales and service organizations with special emphasis in the areas of road safety, process safety management and loss prevention. In his current position, Mr. McKillips and members of his staff provide leadership and direction to the Corporation’s more than 30,000 worldwide commercial employees. Mr. McKillips was a participating member of the ANSI/ASSE Z-15.1 Accredited Standards Committee on Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Fleet Operations and is a member of the ASSE Northeast Illinois Chapter. He also serves on the Board of the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS).
Senior Vice President 0f Human Resources
Chris Carroll is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for AmeriFleet Transportation headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. He has over 16 years of Human Resources experience and within the last eight years management responsibilities over the Safety department functions. Prior to joining AmeriFleet in 2011, Chris was at US Foods and North Star Foodservice in various human resources management positions in Jackson, MS, Greenville, SC and Atlanta, GA. Between 1997 and 2004 he was at Sprint Telecommunication in several Human Resources management positions.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Georgia Southern University and earned his MBA in Human Resources Management from Kennesaw State University. Chris is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources. He currently lives in Atlanta and is married with two boys.
Assistant Vice President
Chubb & Son
Sheri Bonsall is an assistant vice president for the Chubb Corporation, and manager of Employee Mobility Management for Chubb & Son, the premier property and casualty insurance firm headquartered in Warren, New Jersey. With annual revenues in excess of $13 billion, Chubb ranks 176th on the Fortune 500 employing over 10,000 people in thirty countries.
In her role as employee mobility manager, Sheri, who oversees a staff of ten, has responsibility and oversight for all aspects of corporate travel, meeting and event services, virtual conferencing services, and fleet management.
In 2005, Business Travel News named Sheri a Best Practitioner for Meetings, that same year she was recognized by Aberdeen Group for “Best Practices in Travel Cost Management” based on her achievements in reducing Chubb’s travel and automating and streamlining meetings processes
Sheri served two consecutive terms as president of the New Jersey Business Travel Association, followed by four years as Chairman of the Board. She is a two-time recipient of NJBTA’s “Direct Member of the Year”, its highest honor. During her presidency, she served as a member of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Chapter Presidents’ Council (CPC), and in 2006, received its’ Professional Service Award in recognition of her dedication and commitment to the chapter and GBTA.
She is a member of GBTA, ACTE, Automotive Fleet and Leasing Association (AFLA) and NAFA Fleet Management Association. She has served on numerous Corporate Advisory Boards including American Express, Hyatt Hotels, Continental Airlines, Donlen Corporation and Ford Motor Company.
Route to Market Safety and Environmental Principal
The Coca-Cola Company
As Route to Market Safety and Environmental Principal for The Coca-Cola Company, Jonathan works with Company and franchise bottler organizations to lead the development and implementation of safety and environmental programs for the Coca-Cola system which provides 1.9 billion servings per day across more than 200 countries.
Over his 20 year career, Jonathan has served in a variety of health, safety, & environment roles of increasing responsibility in Academia, BioTech and Manufacturing. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from Bridgewater State College and a Master of Arts Degree in Environmental Studies from Brown University.
Jonathan and his wife Kate live in the Boston, Massachusetts area, are proud parents of two active children and a goldendoodle.
Sandra S. Lee, Board Chairperson (Finance Chair 2014-2015)
Director, Worldwide Road Safety
Johnson & Johnson
Sandy Lee is the Director, Worldwide Road Safety with global responsibility for Johnson & Johnson’s SAFE Fleet, providing services to over 33,000 drivers. Sandy’s background includes over 25 years of experience in the field of health promotion and disease prevention, and providing employee health, wellness and occupational road safety services in domestic and global roles. She holds a Master of Public Health degree in Health Education from the University of California, Los Angeles and is certified as a Health Education Specialist. Sandy is a board member of the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), member of a Client Advisory Board, APHA, NAFA, and also involved with the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation’s Helmets for Kids through J&J’s support.
Director – Corporate Safety & Business Continuity
Dane has been with Liberty Mutual for 25 years and has held roles in Claims, Managed Care, Information Technology, Reinsurance and for the past 5 years, as Director of Corporate Safety for Liberty Mutual. In April of 2014, Dane assumed additional duties, adding Business Continuity Planning to his area of responsibility. Dane is responsible for implementing Liberty’s Safety and Environmental Health strategy company-wide, generating significant reductions in key injury and prevention metrics in recent years.
Director, Environmental Safety and Health
Deb is Director of Environmental, Safety, and Health at Monsanto with responsibility for the Global Vehicle Safety and Global Off the Job Safety programs as well as North America Commercial ESH. She has held a range of positions with increasing responsibility in Monsanto’s Manufacturing, Commercial, and Technology organizations.
Deb has a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Business Administration both from the University of Iowa. She obtained her Six Sigma Black Belt certification in 2003.
Within the community, Deb has served as a volunteer for various charities in the communities in which she has lived and was a member of the Kiwanis Club and the Junior Achievement Board of Directors. In 2005, she served as co-chair for the Monsanto United Way campaign.
Deb and her husband have 2 children and reside in St. Louis, Missouri
Associate Vice President
Bill is an advocate for safety initiatives that helps Nationwide policyholders prevent losses and protect what matters most to them.
Bill currently serves in leadership positions in the safety community including:
- Network of Employers for Traffic Safety
- Institute for Business and Home Safety
- National Safety Council
- Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
- Lifesavers Conference
- Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Research Health Scientist
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Stephanie Pratt, PhD is a Research Health Scientist for the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), with nearly 20 years’ experience in occupational health and safety. She is the lead subject area specialist within NIOSH for road safety, and is Coordinator of the NIOSH Center for Motor Vehicle Safety.
In addition to serving as a Federal government liaison to the NETS Board of Directors, Dr. Pratt is a member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Vehicle User Characteristics, the ANSI Z-15 Committee, the Road Traffic Injury Research Network, the U.S. government Roundtable on Global Road Safety, and represents NIOSH in the UN Road Safety Collaboration and its Work-related Road Safety Project Group.
Dr. Pratt’s recent research projects include a survey of truck driver health and safety, analysis of crash data for the U.S. armed services, and an international review of occupational crash data. She holds master’s degrees in music performance and sociology, and a PhD in public policy analysis.
Highway Safety Specialist, Occupant Protection Division
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Liza Lemaster-Sandbank currently serves as a Highway Safety Specialist with NHTSA’s Occupant Protection and Impaired Driving Division. Liza Lemaster-Sandbank has over 20 years of professional experience in program and financial management and supervision, with 17 of those in Federal highway safety program and grants management. She joined NHTSA after 12 ½ years of experience with the Maryland Highway Safety Office. Her diverse set of professional expertise ranges from data analysis, problem identification, strategic planning, and program development and implementation in the areas of aggressive and impaired driving. Liza now uses her experience to develop and test occupant protection and distracted driving best-practice highway safety countermeasures.
Liza is no stranger to NETS, her tenure at the Maryland Highway Safety Office began as the NETS Coordinator, where she successfully launched Maryland’s T-SAFE Project (Traffic Safety for Employers Project) and coordinated a Statewide Executive Committee with a diverse set of business leaders and safety champions. At Maryland, she also effectively coordinated Maryland’s legislatively established Governor’s Task Force to Combat Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol. Liza was appointed as the lead staff to guide and manage the efforts of the Task Force and interact with Governor appointed members of the Task Force for an 18 month tenure. Her work led to a comprehensive, recommendations report to the Governor and General Assembly. The recommendations have led to several legislative changes and are still referred to today as a guide for statewide impaired driving system improvements.
Global Road Safety Manager
Shell International Petroleum Company, B.V.
Mike is Shell’s Global Road Safety Manager based in The Hague. Mike’s 35 year Shell career has included various management positions in logistics, operations and safety. He developed his Road Safety passion in the 1990’s in Los Angeles while serving as the Shell USA bulk tanker fleet manager.
Mike holds degrees in Finance, Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration. He is a board member on the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and the Network of Employees for Traffic Safety (NETS). He is an active member of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) committee and also works with Road Safe, ASIRT, Embarq, Fleet Forum, Brake and ASIRT.
Health and Safety Manager