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GHSA 2007 Annual Meeting: Looking Beyond Our Borders Download Printed Program pdf icon [1.4 MB, 20 pgs.]

2007 Annual Meeting
Looking Beyond our Borders

Portland, Ore., September 23 - 26

Agenda | Presentations | Photos | Sponsors/Partners | Exhibit


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GHSA would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of the 2007 GHSA Annual Meeting.

Without their help, this meeting would not be possible.


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Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services Logo

Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services is committed to creating opportunities that promote corporate citizenship, philanthropy, volunteerism and cultural diversity for those who live in the communities where Ford does business. Established in 1949 and made possible by Ford Motor Company profits, Ford Motor Company Fund supports initiatives and institutions that foster innovative education, auto-related safety, and American heritage and legacy. Through the Volunteer Corps, salaried employees, union members, retirees and their families participate in a wide range of volunteer projects in their communities. For more information on programs made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services, visit

State Farm Insurance logo

State Farm® insures more cars than any other insurer in North America and is the leading U.S. home insurer. State Farm's 17,000 agents and 68,000 employees serve over 75 million auto, fire, life and health policies in the US and Canada and more than 1.7 million bank accounts. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Fram is ranked #31 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, visit us on line at® or in Canada at®.

Toyota logo

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. Inc. is the marketing, sales, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota in America. Toyota Motor Sales is America’s fourth largest car maker and manufactures more than one million cars per year in North America. Visit us online at

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Chrysler Logo

Chrysler is a leading provider of automotive and transportation products and services, producing more than 24 vehicles under the Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge brands and parts under the Mopar name. The company, which generated revenues of more than $62 billion in 2006, operates in more than 125 countries and has nearly 80,000 employees worldwide. Visit us online at

CTIA logo

CTIA - The Wireless Association® is an international nonprofit membership organization for the wireless telecommunications industry, representing carriers, manufacturers and wireless Internet providers in numerous public policy arenas. CTIA also coordinates several voluntary industry efforts and supports important industry initiatives such as Wireless AMBER Alerts, and the industry's safe driving public service announcement campaign, "When it comes to Wireless, Safety is Your Call." Visit our website at

General Motors logo

General Motors traffic safety public policy priorities are focused on increasing safety belt and proper child safety seat use; on reducing the incidence of impaired driving; and on young drivers. GM's partnerships, including a long-term relationship with SAFE KIDS Worldwide, support these priorities. Visit us online at

Liberty Mutual logo

Liberty Mutual Group. “Helping people live safer, more secure lives” since 1912, Boston-based Liberty Mutual Group is a leading global multi-line group of insurance companies whose largest line of business is private passenger auto, based on 2005 net written premium. Liberty Mutual also sells full lines of coverage for homeowners, valuable possessions and personal liability; and through its subsidiary Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston offers a wide range of traditional and variable life insurance and annuity products. Visit us online at

Nationwide logo

Nationwide, with international headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the world. At Nationwide, we’re in the business of protecting what matters, and that includes helping people stay safe on the roads, at home and at work.
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Nissan logo

Nissan North America is committed to developing advanced technologies to produce vehicles with the highest levels of safety performance and customer satisfaction, and we strive to educate drivers through our safety programs, Snug Kids and Quest for Safety. Nissan has also served as the national presenting sponsor of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Strides for Change 5K fundraising walks for the past two years, raising more than $1 million in 2005 for drunk driving prevention and safety awareness programs. Visit us online at

Westfield Insurance Logo

Westfield Insurance, in business for nearly 160 years, provides commercial and personal insurance and surety services to customers in 28 states, marketing its products through more than 1,200 leading independent insurance agencies. For more information, visit us online at

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AAA Logo

AAA. During more than a century of public service, AAA has been dedicated to promoting traffic safety through education, advocacy and research. For more information about AAA's efforts, please visit us online at

AARP Driver Safety Program logo

AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation's first and largest classroom driver improvement course designed especially for motorists age 50 and older. To obtain general program information, visit us online at

Cambridge Systematics logo

Cambridge Systematics, Inc. is deeply committed to improving the safety of our transportation system. For nearly a decade, we have conducted safety-related research, developed safety plans and programs for Federal and state agencies, and deployed information systems that make highways and other modes of transportation safer. Visit us online at

The Century Council logo

The Century Council is a national nonprofit organization funded by America's leading distillers dedicated to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking and to promoting responsible decision-making regarding beverage alcohol. For more information, visit us online at

Farmers Insurance logo

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the nation's third-largest home and auto insurance group. Headquartered in Los Angeles and doing business in 41 states, Farmers® provides home, auto, business, life insurance and financial services to more than 10 million households through 17,000 exclusive and independent agents and district managers. Visit us online at

Honda logo

Honda North America, Inc. distributes Honda products, with plants assembling automobiles, motorcycles and power equipment in the U.S. Honda is committed to providing safe, environmentally sensitive products to our customers worldwide. Visit us online at

Laser Technology, Inc. logo

Laser Technology, Inc. designs and manufactures laser-based speed and distance measurement systems for the traffic safety community. We are innovators of the first LIDAR speed device and specialize in handheld and automated speed enforcement, Photo-LIDAR, statistical traffic analysis, traffic sensors, crash and crime scene mapping, and tactical measurements. Visit us online at

Make Roads Safe Logo

Make Roads Safe - The Campaign for Global Road Safety is an international campaign to make road safety a global priority by putting road traffic injury prevention on the G8 and United Nations sustainability agendas. The campaign aims to raise public and political awareness of this public health epidemic that kills 1.2 million people worldwide per year – which translates to the deaths of more than 3,000 people, including 500 children, every day. For more information and to sign the UN Petition, visit us online at

National Beer Wholesalers Assocation logo

National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA). Founded in 1938, NBWA advocates before government and the public on behalf of more than 2,750 licensed independent beer distributors with operations servicing every congressional district and state across the country. Beer distributors are committed to ensuring that the products they provide are consumed legally, moderately and responsibly. For more information, visit us online at


Takata Holdings, Inc. manufactures and sells motor vehicle seat belts, airbags, steering wheels, interior trims, fabrics and child restraint systems.  To learn more about Takata, visit us online at

Volkswagen logo

Volkswagen of America, Inc., headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker. Volkswagen of America and its affiliates employ approximately 3,000 people in the United States and are responsible for the sale and service of Audi, Bentley and Volkswagen products through retail networks comprising in total, more than 900 independent U.S. dealers. Visit us online at

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Alochol Monitoring Systems, Inc.

Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. manufactures the Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor (SCRAM), the world’s only alcohol testing ankle bracelet that automatically tests for alcohol consumption every hour, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  This breakthrough in electronic monitoring technology has revolutionized the way courts, agencies and alcohol treatment centers access, detect and deter problem drinkers.  For more information, visit us online at

Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety logo

Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety, Inc. (ACTS), a nonprofit educational organization funded by the auto industry, focuses on technology-related safety issues. ACTS' priorities include safety belts, airbags and child passenger safety. Visit us online at

DriveCam Logo

DriveCam is a global Driver Risk Management company that reduces claims costs and saves lives by improving the way people drive. By combining sight and sound, expert analysis and driver coaching, DriveCam has reduced vehicle damages, workers’ compensation and personal injury costs by 30 to 90 percent in more than 60,000 commercial and government vehicles. For more information,visit us online at

Johnson & Johnson logo

Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products and diagnostics, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical and professional markets. The Corporation achieves leadership by concentrating on a unique form of decentralized management, following the ethical principles embodied in Our Credo, and managing our businesses for the long term. Visit us online at

Mercer Consulting Group

The Mercer Consulting Group, LLC offers an experienced team specializing in traffic safety programs including assessment, public policy, planning, leadership development, training, earned media and legislative advocacy strategies. We help highway safety offices "move the numbers" in the right direction and stretch limited dollars. For more information, visit us online at

Rubber Manufacturers Association

Rubber Manufacturers Association is the national trade association for tire manufacturers. Through its "Be Tire Smart - Plan Your PART" consumer education program, RMA works with industry, motorist safety advocates and federal and state agencies to promote proper tire care and maintenance. Visit us online at

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America, Inc. Logo

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America, Inc. is the national trade association representing America’s wine and spirits distributors who are committed to regulated, face-to-face alcohol sales. Join the growing list of supporters working to stop online and other unaccountable alcohol sales. When it comes to alcohol, a mouse click shouldn’t replace an ID check. For more information, visit us online at

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The Reflectory Logo

The Reflectory manufactures high performance reflectors for pedestrian, cyclist and motorist visibility to help reduce the pedestrian and cyclist injuries which occur in the dark. Visit us online at or