April Chapter Meeting at Merck's West Point Facility

"Merck is an innovative, global healthcare leader that is committed to improving health and well-being around the world. Merck's core product categories include diabetes, cancer, vaccines and hospital acute care." http://merck.com.

The April meeting of the Liberty Valley Chapter was held at Merck's West Point facility.  Merck & Co., Inc. has facilities in over 140 countries and employees 69,000 worldwide.  The West Point facility employs approximately 12,500.


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The following presentations were given;

  • John DiSpaldo, Regional Preparedness Liaison (Federal Emergency Management Agency ) - Region III: "Engaging Employees and Clients in Crisis Preparedness Planning"
  • Tony Zook, Executive Director of Global Security (Merck & Co, Inc.), "A Strategy for Intelligence-Led Patient Protection"
  • John Beattie, Principal Consulting Engineer (SunGard): "The Direction of Third Party Risk Management"



Pictured above – The ACP Liberty Valley Chapter Board and the Presenters. L to R – Amy Lane, Melissa Wiehenstroer, John DiSpaldo, John Beattie, Tony Zook, Jeremy Gudgeon, Michael Harding, Donna Jacobs, Donna Arobone, Millard Jackson, Stephanie Marjoram, Tric Knowles