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The board of directors includes NEHAs 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.



National Officers

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

President Elect--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:

First Vice President--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:

Second 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:

Immediate Past President--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:

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 802461926. Phone: (303) 756-9090, ext 301; e-mail:

Regional Vice Presidents

Region 1--David E. Riggs, REHS/RS, MS, Operations Manager, Env. Services, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 9205 S.W Barnes Road, Portland, OR 97225. Phone: (503) 216-4052; e-mail: david.riggs@ 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 2012.

Region 3--Roy Kroeger, REHS, Environmental Health Supervisor, Cheyenne/Laramie County Health Dept., 100 Central Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82008. Phone: (307) 633-4090; e-mail; Roykehs@ Colorado, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, and members residing outside of the U.S. (except members of the U.S. armed forces). Term expires 2012.

Region 4--Keith Johnson, RS, Administrator, Custer Health, 210 2nd Avenue NW, Mandan, ND 58554. Phone: (701) 6673370; 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) 5008884; 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. ox 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--Bob Custard, REHS, CP-FS, Environmental Health Manager, Alexandria Health Dept., 4480 King St., Alexandria, VA 22302. Phone: (703) 746-4970; e-mail: Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, DC, and members of the U.S. armed forces residing outside the U.S. Term expires 2012.

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--April Pearce, REHS, Environmental Health Specialist, Food and Lodging Division, Jefferson County Department of Health, 1400 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233. Phone: (205) 930-1573; e-mail: april.pearce@

Alaska--John B. Gazaway, Environmental Health Specialist, 825 L Street, Anchorage, AK 99501. Phone: (907) 343-4063; e-mail:

Arizona--Veronica Oros, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2104. Phone: (480) 965-6853; e-mail: veronica.oros@

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

California--Robin Hook, 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--Gale Tucker-Disney, Environmental Administrator, 900 University Boulevard, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32211. Phone: (904) 2532575; 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: john.nakashima@doh.

Idaho--Bob Erickson, REHS, 117 East Ash Street, Belleville, ID 83313. Phone: (208) 788-4335; e-mail: berickson@phd5.

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) 3268618, 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--Levi H. Beaver, 718 West Fifth Street, Lyons, KS 67554. Phone: (620) 257-5331; e-mail:

Kentucky--Jeff Edelen, Manager of Food Safety, The Kroger Co.- Mid South Division, 1600 Ormsby Station Court, Louisville, KY 40223. Phone: (502) 4234105; e-mail:

Louisiana--Judy McCleary, Business Consultant and Owner, 17978 Centenary Place, Saint Francisville, LA 70775. Phone: (225) 634-2190; e-mail: mccleary@

Maryland--James Lewis, 14 Spyglass Court, Westminster, MD 21158-4401. Phone: (410) 537-3300; e-mail: jlewis@

Massachusetts--Gerard F. Cody, REHS/ RS, Health Director, Office of Community Development, Health Division, 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420. Phone: (781) 862-0500, ext. 237; e-mail:

Michigan--Darren Bowling, REHS/RS, Env. Quality Analyst, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, 1028 Morgan Street, Lansing, MI 48912. Phone: (517) 241-7603; e-mail:

Minnesota--Robert P. Carper, REHS/RS, CP-FS, Owner, Northern Sun Consulting, PO. Box 2704, Baxter, MN 56425-2704. Phone: (218) 828-0214; e-mail: rob@

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--Cathy Sullivan, Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services, 930 Wildwood, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102. Phone: (573) 751-6095; email:

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 DeLotto, 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--Region 8 Vice President Bob Custard, Environmental Health Manager, Alexandria Health Dept., 4480 King St., Alexandria, VA 22302. Phone: (703) 8384400, ext. 254; e-mail: bob.custard@vdh.

North Carolina--Lynn VanDyke, Craven County Health Dept., 2818 Neuse Blvd., New Bern, NC 28561. Phone: (252) 6364936; 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, PO. Box 2042, Concord, NH 03302. Phone: (603) 2713685; e-mail:

Ohio--Luke Jacobs, Section Chief, Division of EH, Columbus Public Health, 240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. Phone: (614) 645-0266; 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:

Oregon--Ian Stromquist, e-mail:

Past Presidents--Richard A. Pantages, 35522 Woodbridge Place, Fremont, CA 94536-3378. Phone: (510) 713-7767; 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: +966-2-4270158; 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--Steve Killen, RS, Garland, TX. Phone: (972) 485-6400; e-mail: skillen@

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 210105403. 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: ryan.t.harbison@

Wisconsin--Brian Hobbs, Environmental Health Sanitarian, 100 Polk County Plaza, Suite 180, Balsam Lake, WI 54810. Phone: (715) 485-8532; e-mail: brianh@co.polk.

Wyoming--Neal Bloomenrader, 2049 West 43rd, Casper, WY 82604. Phone: (307) 472-0952; e-mail:

Technical Advisors

Ambient Air--Scott Holmes, REHS/RS, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, Lincoln, NE. Phone: (402) 441-8634; e-mail:

Children's EH--M.L. Tanner, 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, UT. Phone: (435) 843-2340; e-mail: rwarner@

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 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.

General--Eric Pressell, 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--Vacant

Indoor Air--Vacant

Injury Prevention--CDR Donald B. Williams, REHS, MPH, DAAS, U. S. Public Health Service, Indian Health Service, Tucson, AZ. Phone: (520) 2955638; e-mail:


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

Land Use Planning/Design--Steve Konkel, PhD, Dublin Institute of Technology, DIT Facility of Science, Dublin, Ireland. E-mail: steve.konkel@


Management Policy (including Leadership)--Val F. Siebal, REHS/ RS, NMT, Director, Environmental Management Department, County of Sacramento, Mather, CA. Phone: (916) 875-8444; e-mail:

Meteorology/Weather/Global Climate Change--Vacant

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



Recreational EH--Tracynda Davis, MPH, Director of Environmental Health Programs, National Swimming Pool Foundation, Colorado Springs, CO. Phone: (719) 540-9119; e-mail: tracynda.

Risk Assessment--Vacant

Sustainability--Tom Gonzales, MPH, REHS, Environmental Health Director, El Paso County Public Health, Colorado Springs, CO. Phone: (719) 578-3145; e-mail:

Mark McMillan, MS, Oil and Gas Team Supervisor, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, CO. Phone: (303) 692-3140; e-mail: mark.

Technology (including Computers, Software, GIS, and Management Applications)--Vacant

Terrorism/All Hazards Preparedness-Louis Dooley, RS, MS-EH, Retired Director of Environmental Health, Lakewood, WA. Phone: (253) 495-9929; 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--Ron de Burger, CPH, CPHI, Director, Toronto Public Health, Ontario, Canada. Phone: (416) 392-1356; e-mail:

NEHA Staff: (303) 756-9090

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

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

Andrew Brissette, Sales and Training Support, NEHA Entrepreneurial Zone, ext. 340,

Laura Brister, Receptionist, Customer & Member Services Specialist, ext. 300,

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, Office Manager, Customer & Member Services Specialist, ext. 343,

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

Misty Duran, Continuing Education Specialist, ext. 310,

Nelson Fabian, Executive Director, ext. 301,

Soni Fink, Strategic Sales Coordinator, ext. 314,

Genny Homyack, Executive Associate,

Dawn Jordan, Program Manager, Human Resources Liaison, Customer Service Manager, ext. 312,

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

Larry Marcum, Managing Director, Research and Development and Government Affairs, Contact for National Radon Proficiency Program, ext. 303, lmarcum@

Rick Miklich, Credentialing Coordinator, ext. 339,

Carol Newlin, Credentialing Specialist, ext. 337,

Terry Osner, Senior Advisor, ext. 302,

Susan Peterson, IAQ Project Specialist, Biology and Control of Vectors and Public Health Pests Project Specialist, Research and Development,

Barry Porter, Financial Coordinator, ext. 308,

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

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

Shelly Wallingford, Education Coordinator, ext. 313,
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