Information About KCHMM

Mission Statement

The purposes of the KCHMM Chapter are:

  • To collectively represent and to safeguard the common interests of the members of the hazardous materials management profession;

  • To cultivate, promote and sustain the profession of hazardous materials management;

  • To elevate and maintain the professional character and education of hazardous materials managers;

  • To contribute toward the protection of human health and of the environment; and,

  • To facilitate the exchange of ideas to improve administration of hazardous materials management programs.


The Kentucky Chapter of Hazardous Materials Managers (KCHMM) was established in 1991.  With a majority of members and meetings in the Louisville metro area, we have a significant number of participants from southern Indiana.  Thus, we do business as the Kentuckiana Chapter of Hazardous Materials Managers (KCHMM).

We are registered as a non-profit corporation in Kentucky and recognized as a nonprofit organization with the IRS (501(c)(6)).  We are a registered Chapter of the national Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals

The Constitution and Bylaws of the KCHMM establish the foundation and rules for the chapter.


Our IRS 990 forms are available here:  2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

Donations to our group our not tax deductible for federal income tax purposes.

Any portion of membership dues used to pay for lobbying or political activities is not deductible.  We estimate that $0 of dues were used to pay for lobbying or polical activities.