Sara Hoover joined the OOC in July 2013 as an Occupational Safety and Health Specialist. Previously, Ms. Hoover was a safety consultant for the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, where she conducted walk-through surveys, employee training, program development, and abatement planning.

Ms. Hoover currently serves as Chapter President for the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Northern Virginia Chapter and volunteers as a trained member of the Fairfax County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

Ms. Hoover has a bachelor’s degree in environmental health and safety from Slippery Rock University, and a master’s degree in emergency services management from Columbia Southern University.