Barbara Jo Ruble, President; Specialty Technical Consultants
Barbara Jo Ruble 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 performed more than 275 EHS compliance audits or management systems assessments of industrial facilities worldwide, has provided independent review of corporate EHS auditing programs, and has several industrial operations clients implement ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 EHS management systems for third party certification. Barbara 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. Her solution-oriented approach allows her to put EHS issues in lay language and find practical solutions to complex problems. Barbara 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.