With over twenty-three years of experience in the graphic communications industry, Patty Eldridge has spent the last fifteen years in the Regulatory Services department of Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast. Her duties include conducting OSHA/safety and environmental assessments, conducting various safety and environmental compliance training sessions for employees, and monitoring regulatory activity. Ms. Eldridge is an OSHA authorized outreach trainer. She was named Director of Regulatory Services in 1996. In her years with the association, she has interacted extensively with regulators at all levels of government - federal, state, and local. For the last six years, Ms. Eldridge has been the coordinator for the Printing Industries of America Affiliate Roundtable, a national forum for the exchange of environmental, health, and safety information among industry associations. She currently sits on the Houston Small Business Advisory Committee of the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality.