After 12 years on the job, O. Gordon Banks, CAE, will step down as executive director of the American Industrial Hygiene Association at the end of 2001.

When Banks joined AIHA in 1989, the organization had 7,700 members and an annual budget of about $4 million with a staff of 32. The group now has 12,500 members, a nearly $12.5 million annual budget and a staff of 62.