Barbara Jo Ruble, President; Specialty Technical Consultants Inc.
Barbara Jo Ruble, QEP, CPEA, and STC President has more than 35 years of experience helping corporations to develop, assess, and improve environmental, health and safety management systems and compliance programs. She has assisted clients in a variety of industries to implement ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 EHS management systems and obtain certification. She has developed comprehensive EHS guidance manuals, training programs, and multi-media auditing protocols for various industrial clients and is the primary author of ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems: A Complete Implementation Guide, published by Specialty Technical Publishers of Vancouver, Canada. She has performed more than 275 EHS compliance audits or management systems assessments of industrial facilities worldwide. She has also provided independent review of corporate EHS auditing programs. Her solution-oriented approach allows her to put EHS issues in lay language and find practical solutions to complex problems. Ms. Ruble is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and a past President of The Auditing Roundtable. In 2018, she received the IIA’s James C. Ball Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the EHS auditing profession.