Respected child passenger safety expert looks to ‘set the gold standard’ in education and service
Washington, D.C. – Safe Kids Worldwide is proud to announce that Beth Warren will join the Safe Kids road safety team as Certification Advisor starting March 22, 2021. In her new position, Ms. Warren will lead the strategic direction and implementation of the National Child Passenger Safety Certification Program. She will also be responsible for expanding the program, maintaining quality assurance, and supporting the almost 40,000 certified technicians across the country.
“Beth is an experienced and widely respected veteran in the child passenger safety field,” said Torine Creppy, president of Safe Kids Worldwide. “As a leader on our road safety team, Beth will have the opportunity to use her wealth of knowledge, diverse background and passion for children to help shape the future of child passenger safety while providing invaluable support to certified technicians as they navigate the challenges of serving communities during the pandemic and beyond.”
“Safe Kids Worldwide is known as THE organization to provide the latest education, support and resources in the field of child safety,” said Ms. Warren, who became a certified technician in 1998 and instructor in 1999. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to work with team members who are so passionate about eliminating childhood deaths and injuries. I am looking forward to helping technicians in the field become the best educators, as we set the gold standard in education and service.”
Ms. Warren comes to Safe Kids Worldwide after developing an agency-wide Occupant Safety Program for the Texas Department of Public Safety, and then coordinating and overseeing the statewide program for 21 years.
Throughout her extensive career, Beth has cultivated state, regional and national program partnerships with stakeholders from federal, state, and local organizations. She served many terms on the Board of Directors for her local Safe Kids coalition and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Texas Heatstroke Task Force, a nationally-recognized model for education and resources used to prevent children from dying in hot vehicles.
Ms. Warren has also shared her CPS knowledge in an advisory role with several car seat manufacturers and continues to assist in that area to this day. She has also received the honor of being inducted into the Manufacturers Alliance for Child Passenger Safety’s Hall of Fame in 2019.
Safe Kids is currently recruiting an additional person for the road safety team to support the Safe Kids Buckle Up program.