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Jeanne Iverson's Legacy


Ms. Jeanne Iverson was the founder of VSI Risk Management & Ergonomics, Inc.

She passed away in 2022, however her passion for Human Factors Ergonomic Engineering still remains in the soul of her company.

Check back soon for information regarding the Jeanne Iverson Scholarship Program!

Ms. Iverson was a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) from the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE) and had been a practicing ergonomist for over two decades receiving her master's Degree in Human Factors Ergonomic Engineering and an additional master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University. Her undergraduate degrees included a BS in Pre-physical therapy where she worked as a Physical Therapy Aide at out-patient and in-patient settings for over 10 years with patient rehabilitation. She also had a subsequent undergraduate degree in Environmental Science, where she specialized in CAL OSHA compliance with regards to mitigation of risk in various work settings specializing in hazardous material substances. She was also a certified EMT Level I and CPR/FA/MERT instructor. 

Ms. Iverson honed her skills with the field of Ergonomics as a Root Cause Analysis expert. She specialized in manufacturing and material handling work environments in addition to laboratory and office settings.

She was also the project leader for numerous Usability studies that involved development and assessment of well-known peripheral products from companies such as Logitech, Goldtouch, Microsoft, Kinesis, DXT, Posturite, Contour, and 3-M.

Some of her use study projects included:
· Logitech MX Vertical Mouse
· Penguin Vertical Mouse
· DXT Vertical Mouse
· 3-D Connexions Space ball used by CAD designers
· Goldtouch keyboard and Go! Board for mobile users
· Logitech Wave 350 keyboard
· Microsoft keyboards

Ms. Iverson was also a frequent seminar speaker for professional companies where she presented on plethora of ergonomic topics. Throughout her tenure as the CEO of VSI Risk Management & Ergonomics, she as always intricately involved with site specific ergonomic training development programs.

Some of her Affiliations / Certifications included:
· Board Certified Professional Ergonomist (BCPE)
· Member of Human Factors Engineering Society
· Member of Bay Area Ergonomic Roundtable
· Member of Sacramento Ergonomic Round Table
. Certified CPR/AED MERT Instructor/Certified HMM Technician