Advisory Board Members

The NFSI Advisory Board is made up of members representing various industries. It is vital to uphold the NFSI mission throughout all industries to create a consistent and constant awareness to the topic of slips, trips, and falls.


  • Efstathios Meletis, Professor and Chair at University of Texas at Arlington
  • Kurt Beschorner, Research Assistant Professor- Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh

Technical Advisors:

  • Claudia Lezell, Vice President of Inspection Division, IICRC
  • Juergen Bahlo, President, Tek-Stil Concepts
  • Dennis Fetzer, Fetzer Consulting

  • Jason N. Thomas, Attorney at Law, Carnahan Thomas, L.L.P.
  • Bob Robinson, Sr., President, Kaivac Corporation
  • Craig Sykora,  Laboratory Manager, 3M Building & Commercial Services
  • Richard Neal, President, Allied Industries International, Inc.