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Special listing.

The board of directors includes NEHA nationally elected officers and regional vice presidents. Affiliate presidents (or appointed representatives) comprise the Affiliate Presidents Council. Technical advisors, the executive director, and all past presidents of the association are ex-officio council members. This list is current as of press time.


Bob Custard, REHS, CP-FS

Second Vice President

National Officers

President--Brian Collins, MS, REHS, DAAS, Director of Environmental Health, City of Plano Health Department, 1520 Avenue K, Ste. 210, Plano, TX 75074-6232. Phone: (972) 941-7334; e-mail:

President Elect--Alicia Enriquez, REHS, Deputy Chief, Environmental Health Division, County of Sacramento, Environmental Management Department, 10590 Armstrong Avenue, Suite B, Mather, CA 95655-4153. Phone: (916) 875-8440; e-mail:

First Vice President--Carolyn Hester Harvey, PhD, CIH, RS, DAAS, CHMM, Professor, Director of MPH Program, Department of Environmental Health, Eastern Kentucky University, Dizney 220, 521 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond, KY 40475. Phone: (859) 622-6342; e-mail:

Second Vice President--Bob Custard, REHS, CP-FS, Environmental Health Manager, Alexandria Health Department, 4480 King St., Alexandria, VA 22302. Phone: (703) 746-4970; e-mail: Bob.

Immediate Past President--Mel Knight, REHS, 109 Gold Rock Court, Folsom, CA 95630. Phone: (916) 989-4224; Cell: (916) 591-2611; e-mail:

NEHA Executive Director--Nelson E. Fabian (non-voting ex-officio member of the board of directors), 720 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 1000-N, Denver, CO 80246-1926. Phone: (303) 756-9090, ext 301; e-mail:

Regional Vice Presidents

Region 1--David E. Riggs, REHS/RS, MS, 2535 Hickory Ave., Longview, WA 98632. Phone: (360) 430-0241; e-mail: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Term expires 2014.

Region 2--David Ludwig, MPH, RS, Manager, Environmental Health Division, Maricopa County Environmental Services Department, 1001 N. Central Avenue, Suite #300, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Phone: (602) 506-6971; e-mail: dludwig@mail. Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada. Term expires 2015.

Region 3--Roy Kroeger, REHS, Environmental Health Supervisor, Cheyenne/Laramie County Health Department, 100 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82008. Phone: (307) 633-4090; e-mail: Colorado, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, and members residing outside of the U.S. (except members of the U.S. armed forces). Term expires 2015.

Region 4--Keith Johnson, RS, Administrator, Custer Health, 210 2nd Avenue NW, Mandan, ND 58554. Phone: (701) 6673-370; e-mail: keith.johnson@custerhealth. com. Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Term expires 2013.

Region 5--Sandra Long, REHS, RS, Inspection Services Supervisor, City of Plano Health Department, 1520 K Avenue, Suite #210, Plano, Texas 75074. Phone: (972) 941-7143 ext. 5282; Cell: (214) 500-8884; e-mail: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Term expires 2014.

Region 6--Adam London, RS, MPA, Environmental Health Director, Kent County Health Department, 700 Fuller NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Phone: (616) 632-6916; e-mail: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio. Term expires 2013.

Region 7--CAPT John A. Steward, REHS, MPH, CAPT, USPHS (ret), Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3995, Atlanta, GA 30302-3995. Phone: (404) 651-1690; e-mail: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Term expires 2014.

Region 8--Vacant

Region 9--Edward L. Briggs, MPH, MS, REHS, Director of Health, Town of Ridgefield Dept. of Health, 66 Prospect Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: (203) 431-2745; e-mail: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Term expires 2013.

Affiliate Presidents

Alabama--Steven McDaniel, Public Health Area Environmental Director, Alabama Department of Public Health, 2500 Fairlane Dr., Ste. 200, Bldg. 2, Montgomery, AL 36116. Phone: (334) 277-8464; e-mail: steven.mcdaniel@adph.

Alaska--Valerie Herrera, ANTHC/ DEHA, 3900 Ambassador Dr., Ste. 301, Anchorage, AK 99508. Phone: (907) 729-3504; e-mail:

Arizona--Shikha Gupta, Environmental Operations Program Supervisor, Maricopa County, 1001 N. Central Ave, Ste. 401, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Phone: (602) 506-6939; e-mail:

Arkansas--Jeff Jackson, 740 California Street, Camden, AR 71701. E-mail: jeff.

California--Brenda Faw, Senior REHS, California Department of Public Health EHS-Net, 1500 Capitol Ave., MS7602, Sacramento, CA 95814. Phone: (916) 445-9548; e-mail:

Colorado--Joseph Malinowski, Boulder County Public Health, Environmental Health Division Manager, 3450 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304. Phone: (303) 441-1197

Connecticut--Elizabeth Kavanah, MS, RS, EH Sanitarian 2, City of Hartford, 131 Coventry Street, Hartford, CT 06112. Phone: (860) 757-4757; e-mail: ekavanah

Florida--Charles Henry, MPA, REHS/ RS, Administrator, Sarasota County Health Department, 2200 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34237. Phone: (941) 861-2950; e-mail: Georgia--Allison Strickland, phone: (912) 427-5768

Hawaii--John Nakashima, Sanitarian IV, Food Safety Education Program, Hawaii Dept. of Health, 1582 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720. Phone: (808) 933-0931; e-mail: Idaho--Jami Delmore, Idaho Southwest

District Health, P.O. Box 850, Caldwell, ID 83606. Phone: (208) 455-5403; e-mail: Illinois--Michael Charley, EH Supervisor, Village of Oak Park Health Dept., 123 Madison Street, Oak Park, IL 60302. Phone: (708) 358-5489; e-mail:

Indiana--Joshua Williams, Administrator, Delaware County Health Dept., 100 W Main Street, Muncie, IN 47305. Phone: (756) 747-7721; e-mail:

Iowa--Tim Dougherty, Environmental Health Specialist, 600 West 4th Street, Davenport, IA 52801. Phone: (563) 326-8618, ext. 8820; e-mail: tdougherty@ scottcounty

Jamaica--Andrea Brown-Drysdale, Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors, Shop #F201, Rodneys Memorial, Emancipation Square, P.O. Box 616, Spanish Town, St. Catherine, Jamaica. Phone: (876) 840-1223; e-mail: Kansas--Edward Kalas, Shawnee County Health Agency, 1515 NW Saline, North Annex Ste. 221, Topeka, KS 66618. Phone: (785) 291-2455; e-mail:

Kentucky--Kenny Cole, REHS, Estill County Health Dept., P.O. Box 115, Irvine, KY 40336. Phone: (606) 723-5181; e-mail:

Louisiana--Tammy Toups, Environmental Scientist, 110 Barataria St., Lockport, LA 70374. Phone: (985) 532-6206; e-mail: Maryland--James Lewis, 14 Spyglass Court, Westminster, MD 21158-4401. Phone: (410) 537-3300; e-mail: jlewis@

Massachusetts--Heidi Porter, Bedford Board of Health, 12 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730. Phone: (781) 275-6507; e-mail:

Michigan--Adeline Hambley, REHS, Ottawa County Health Department, 12251 James Street, Suite 200, Holland, MI 49424. Phone: (616) 393-5635; e-mail:

Minnesota--Daniel Disrud, Sanitarian, Anoka County Community Health and Environmental Services, PO Box 441, Anoka, MN 55303-0441. Phone: (763) 422-7062; e-mail:

Mississippi--Eugene Herring, Wastewater Program Specialist, Mississippi Department of Health, P.O. Box 1700, 0-300, Jackson, MS 39215-1700. Phone: (601) 576-7695; e-mail: eugene.herring@

Missouri--Paul Gregory, Hiland Dairy Foods Company, 1133 E. Kearney, Springfield, MO 65801. Phone: (417) 862-9311; e-mail:

Montana--Karen Solberg, RS/REHS, Tri-County Environmental Health, 800 South Main, Anaconda, MT 59711. Phone: (406) 563-4067; e-mail: ksolberg@

National Capitol Area--Victoria Griffith, President, Griffith Safety Group, 9621 Franklin Woods Place, Lorton, VA 22079. Phone: (202) 400-1936; e-mail: vicki@ griffithsafetygroup .com

Nebraska--Scott Holmes, Manager, Environmental Public Health Division, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, 3140 N Street, Lincoln, NE 68510. Phone: (402) 441-8634; e-mail:

Nevada--John Wagner, Environmental Health Specialist, P.O. Box 30992, Las Vegas, NV 89173. E-mail: wagner@

New Jersey--Aimee Puluso, REHS, Wayne Health Department, 475 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Phone: (973) 694-1800, ext. 3245; e-mail: adnjeha@

New Mexico--Lucas Tafoya, 111 Union Square SE, #300, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Phone: (505) 314-0310; e-mail: ltafoya@

New York--Contact Region 9 Vice President Edward L. Briggs, Director of Health, Town of Ridgefield Dept. of Health, 66 Prospect Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877. Phone: (203) 431-2745; e-mail:

North Carolina--Lynn VanDyke, Craven County Health Dept., 2818 Neuse Blvd., New Bern, NC 28561. Phone: (252) 636-4936; e-mail:

North Dakota--Lisa Otto, First District Health Unit, P.O. Box 1268, Minot, ND 58702. Phone: (701) 852-1376; e-mail:

Northern New England Environmental Health Association--Co-president Brian Lockard, Health Officer, Salem Health Dept., 33 Geremonty Dr., Salem, NH 03079. Phone: (603) 890-2050; e-mail: Co-president Thomas Sloan, RS, Agricultural Specialist,

NH Dept. of Agriculture, P.O. Box 2042, Concord, NH 03302. Phone: (603) 271-3685; e-mail:

Ohio--Jennifer Wentzel, Sanitarian Supervisor, Public Health--Dayton & Montgomery, 117 S. Main St., Dayton, OH 45422. Phone: (937) 225-5921; e-mail:

Oklahoma--Lovetta Phipps, Environmental Health Specialist, Cherokee Nation Office of Environmental Health, 115 W. North Street, Tahlequah, OK 74464. Phone: (918) 453-5130; e-mail: lphipps@

Oregon--Ian Stromquist, e-mail:

Past Presidents--Keith L. Krinn, RS, MA, DAAS, CPHA, Environmental Health Administrator, Columbus Public Health, 240 Parsons Ave., Columbus, OH 43215-5331. Phone: (614) 645-6181; e-mail:

Pennsylvania--Dr. Evelyn Talbot, President of Environmental Section of PPHA. PA contact: Jay Tarara,

Rhode Island--Martha Smith Patnoad, Cooperative Extension Professor/Food Safety Education Specialist, University of Rhode Island, 112 B. Ranger Hall, 10 Ranger Road, Kingston, RI 02881. Phone: (401) 874-2960; e-mail:

Saudi Arabia--Zubair M. Azizkhan, Environmental Scientist, Saudi Arabian Oil Company. P.O. Box 5250, MC 135, Jeddah 21411, Saudi Arabia. Phone: +966-2-427-0158; e-mail: Zubair.azizkhan@aramco.

South Carolina--Richard Threatt, e-mail:

South Dakota--Roger Puthoff, SD Dept of Public Safety, 1105 Kansas Ave. SE, Huron, SD 57350. Phone: (605) 352-5596; e-mail:

Tennessee--David Garner, 5th Floor Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Avenue, Nashville, TN 37247. Phone: (615) 741-8536; e-mail: david.garner@

Texas--Janet Tucker, Environmental Health Specialist, City of Richardson, 411 W. Arapahoe Rd., Room 107, Richardson, TX 75080. Phone: (972) 744-4077; e-mail:

Uniformed Services--Timothy A. Kluchinsky, Jr., DrPH, MSPH, RS/ REHS-E, Program Manager, U.S. Army Health Hazard Assessment Program, U.S. Army Public Health Command, ATTN: HHA, E-1570, 5158 Blackhawk Road, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5403. Phone: (410) 436-1061; e-mail:

Utah--Dave Spence, Environmental Health Director, Davis County Health Department, P.O. Box 618, Farmington, UT 84025. Phone: (801) 525-5162; e-mail:

Virginia--Preston K. Smith, Environmental Health Coordinator, 109 Governor Street, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219. Phone: (804) 864-7468; e-mail: preston.smith@vdh.

Washington--Geoffrey Crofoot, Environmental Health Specialist, Washington State Environmental Health Association, 3020 Rucker, Suite 104, Everett, WA 98201. Phone: (425) 339-5250; e-mail:

West Virginia--Ryan Harbison, West Virginia Board of Public Health, P.O. Box 368, Wayne, WV 25570-0368. Phone: (304) 722-0611; e-mail:

Wisconsin--Todd Drew, Environmental Health Sanitarian, City of Menashsa Health Department, 316 Racine St., Menasha, WI 54952. Phone: (920) 967-3522; e-mail:

Wyoming--Terri Leichtweis, EH Specialist I, Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Dept., 100 Central Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82007. Phone: (307) 633-4090; e-mail:

NEHA Historian

Dick Pantages, NEHA Past President, Fremont, CA. E-Mail: dickpantages@

Technical Advisors

Air Quality--To be determined Children's EH--M.L. Tanner, HHS, Environmental Health Manager III, Bureau of Environmental Health, Division of Enforcement, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia, SC. Phone: (803) 896-0655; e-mail:

Disaster/Emergency Response--Vince Radke, MPH, REHS, CP-FS, DAAS, Sanitarian, CDC/NCEH/DEEHS/EHSB, Atlanta, GA. Phone: (770) 488-4136; e-mail:

Drinking Water--Robert Warner, CP-FS, Environmental Health Scientist, Draper, UT. Phone: (435) 843-2340; e-mail:

Emerging Pathogens--Lois Maisel, RN, CP-FS, Environmental Health Specialist II, Fairfax County Health Department, Fairfax, VA. Phone: (703) 246-8442; e-mail:

Environmental Justice--Sheila D. Pressley, PhD, REHS/RS, Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences Department, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY. Phone: (859) 622-6339; e-mail:

Food (including Safety and Defense)--John A. Marcello, REHS, CP-FS, Pacific Regional Food Specialist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Tempe, AZ. Phone: (480) 829-7396, ext. 35; e-mail: john. Scott Holmes,

REHS/RS, Environmental Public Health Manager, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, Lincoln, NE. Phone: (402) 441-8634; e-mail: General--Eric Pessell, REHS, Environmental Health Division Director, Barry-Eaton District Health Department, Charlotte, MI. Phone: (517) 541-2639; e-mail:

Hazardous Materials/Toxic Substances--Priscilla Oliver, PhD, Life Scientist/Program Manager, U.S. EPA, Atlanta, GA. Phone: (404) 703-4884; e-mail:

Healthy Homes and Healthy Communities--Sandra Whitehead, MPA, Environmental Public Health Planner, Division of Environmental Health, Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL. Phone: (850) 245-4444, ext. 2660; e-mail: Sandra_Whitehead@

Injury Prevention--To be determined

Institutions/Schools--Angelo Bellomo, REHS, Director of Environmental Health, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health-Environmental Health, Baldwin Park, CA. Phone: (626) 430-5100; e-mail:

International--Sylvanus Thompson, PhD, CPHI (C), Quality Assurance Manager, Toronto Public Health, Toronto, ON, Canada. E-mail:

Land Use Planning/Design--Steve Konkel, PhD, Associate Professor of Health, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK. Phone: (907) 786-6522; e-mail: Felix I. Zemel, MCP, MPH, REHS/RS,

Health Administrator, Cohasset Board of Health, Cohasset, MA. Phone: (781) 383-4116, ext. 119; e-mail: fzemel@

Legal--Bill Marler, Attorney, Marler Clark, The Food Safety Law Firm, Seattle, WA. Phone: (206) 346-1888; e-mail:

Meteorology/Weather/Global Climate Change--James Speckhart, MS, Industrial Hygienist, Norfolk, VA. Phone: (907) 617-2213; e-mail: beacon_3776@

Occupational Health/Safety--Donald Gary Brown, DrPH, CIH, RS, Professor, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY. Phone: (859) 622-1992; e-mail: gary

Pools/Spas--Colleen Maitoza, REHS,

Supervising Environmental Specialist, Environmental Management Department, County of Sacramento, Mather, CA. Phone: (916) 875-8512; e-mail:

Radiation/Radon--R. William Field, PhD, MS, Professor, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. Phone: (319) 335-4413; e-mail:

Recreational Water--Tracynda Davis, MPH, Environmental Health Consultant, Colorado Springs, CO. Phone: (608) 225-5667; e-mail:

Risk Assessment--Sharron LaFollette, PhD, Chair, Public Health Department, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL. Phone: (217) 206-7894; e-mail:

Sustainability--Tom R. Gonzales, MPH, REHS, Environmental Health Director, El Paso County Public Health, Colorado Springs, CO. Phone: (719) 578-3145; e-mail: TomGonzales@epchealth. org. James Speckhart, MS, Industrial Hygienist, Norfolk, VA. Phone: (907) 617-2213; e-mail:

Technology (including Computers, Software, GIS, and Management Applications)--Darryl Booth, MBA, Product Manager, Decade Software Company, Fresno, CA. Phone: (800) 233-9847, ext. 702; e-mail: darrylbooth@

Terrorism/All Hazards Preparedness--Martin A. Kalis, Public Health Advisor, CDC/NCEH/DEEHS/EHSB, Atlanta, GA. Phone: (770) 488-4568; e-mail:

Vector Control--Zia Siddiqi, PhD, Director of Quality Systems, Orkin, Inc., Atlanta, GA. Phone: (770) 220-6030; e-mail: Wastewater--Craig Gilbertson, RS, Environmental Planner, TrackAssist-Online, Walker, MN. Phone: (218) 252-2382; e-mail:

Water Pollution Control/Water Quality--Sharon Smith, RS, West Central Region Supervisor, Minnesota Department of Health, Fergus Falls, MN. Phone: (218) 332-5145; e-mail: sharon.l.smith@state.

Workforce Development, Management, and Leadership--To be determined

NEHA Staff: (303) 756-9090

Rance Baker, Program Administrator, NEHA Entrepreneurial Zone, ext. 306,

Trisha Bramwell, Customer & Member Services Specialist, ext. 336, tbramwell@

Laura Brister, Customer & Member Services Specialist, AEC Registration Coordinator, ext. 309,

Ginny Coyle, Grants/Projects Specialist, ext. 346,

Jill Cruickshank, Marketing and Communications Manager, ext. 342,

Vanessa DeArman, Project Coordinator, Research and Development, ext. 311,

Cindy Dimmitt, Receptionist, Customer & Member Services Specialist, ext. 300,

Elizabeth Donoghue-Armstrong, Copy Editor, Journal of Environmental Health,

Misty Duran, Continuing Education Specialist, ext. 310,

Chris Fabian, Senior Manager, Center for Priority Based Budgeting, ext. 325,

Nelson Fabian, Executive Director, ext. 301,

Soni Fink, Strategic Sales Coordinator, ext. 314,

Genny Homyack, Analyst, Center for Priority Based Budgeting, ext. 344,

Sandra Hubbard, Credentialing Specialist, ext. 328,

Jon Johnson, Senior Manager, Center for Priority Based Budgeting, ext. 326,

Dawn Jordan, Customer Service Manager, Office Coordinator, HR and IT Liaison, ext. 312,

Elizabeth Landeen, Assistant Manager, Research and Development, (860) 357-2097,

Larry Marcum, Managing Director, Research and Development and Government Affairs, ext. 303,

Carol Newlin, Credentialing Specialist, ext. 337,

Terry Osner, Senior Advisor, ext. 302,

Susan Peterson, Project Specialist, Research and Development, speterson@

Barry Porter, Financial Coordinator, ext. 308,

Kristen Ruby, Content Editor, Journal of Environmental Health, ext. 341, kruby@

Jill Schnipke, Education Coordinator, ext. 313, Douglas Skinner, Internet Marketing Coordinator, ext. 338,

Christl Tate, Project Coordinator, Research and Development, ext. 305,

Brenda Voloshin, NEHA Entrepreneurial Zone Support, ext. 340,

Shelly Wallingford, Credentialing Coordinator, ext. 339, swallingford@
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