Academic journal article Journal of Environmental Health

Special Listing

Academic journal article Journal of Environmental Health

Special Listing

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The Board of Directors includes NEHA's nationally elected officers and regional vice presidents. Affiliate presidents (or appointed representatives) comprise the Council of Delegates. Technical section chairpersons, the executive director and all past presidents of the association are ex officio Council members. This list is current as of press time.



President -- Douglas J. Ebelherr, 7 Windsor Place, Lincoln, IL 62656. Phone (217) 735-2215; e-mail:

President Elect -- Jim Balsamo, Jr., M.S., M.P.H., M.H.A., R.S., Director of Environmental Health & Safety, Tulane University Medical Center-TW16, 1430 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112. Phone (504) 584-2872; fax (504) 588-5590; e-mail:

First Vice President -- Ron Grimes, R.S., M.P.H., D.A.A.S., Director/Health Officer, Jackson County Health Dept., 1697 Lansing Ave., Jackson, MI 49202. Phone (517) 841-0608; fax (517) 788-4373; e-mail:

Second Vice President -- Richard F. Collins, M.S.E.H., R.S., D.A.A.S. Senior Environmental Health Scientist, Deputy Terrorism Response Activities Coordinator, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Rd. N.E., Mailstop: E-28, Atlanta, GA 30329-4018. Phone (404) 498-0785; fax (404) 498-0075; e-mail:

Immediate Past President -- James D. Dingman, M.S., R.E.H.S., D.A.A.S., Sr. Regulatory Services Representative, Regulatory Services Department. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., 333 Pfingsten Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062. Phone (847) 664-1579; fax (847) 509-6219; e-mail:

Regional Vice Presidents

Region 1 -- Rich Gabriel, Sr. E.H.S., Public Health Preparedness Manager, North Central District Health Dept., 215 10th St., Lewiston, ID 83501. Phone (208) 799-3100: fax (208) 799-0349; e-mail: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Term expires 2005.

Region 2 -- Richard A. Pantages, R.E.H.S., 35522 Woodbridge Place, Fremont, CA 94536-3378. Phone (510) 713-7767; fax (510) 795-9475; email: Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada. Term expires 2006.

Region 4 -- Mary Myszka, R.S., Marathon County Health Dept., 1200 Lakeview Dr., Room 200, Wausau, WI 54403. Phone (715) 261-1921; fax (715) 261-1901; e-mail:, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Term expires 2004.

Region 5 -- Brian Collins, Environmental Health Director, 1520 Avenue K, Suite 210, Plano, TX 75086-0358. Phone (972) 941-7334; fax (972) 941-7142; e-mail: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Term expires 2005.

Region 6 -- James Michael Phillips, M.S., R.S., 5353 Medlar Rd., Miamisburg, OH 45342-4751. Phone: (937) 866-2877; e-mail: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio. Term expires 2004.

Region 7 -- Thomas R. Ward, R.S., Env. Health Director, Union Co. Health Dept., 500 N. Main Street, Suite 36, Monroe, NC 28112. Phone (704) 283-3525; fax (704) 283-3825; e-mail: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Term expires 2005.

Region 8 -- Bob Custard, Chief, Environmental Health Division, Alexandria Health Dept., 517 N. Saint Asaph St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Phone (703) 838-4400, ext. 254; fax (703) 838-3886; e-mail: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, DC. Term expires 2006.

Region 9 -- Patrick J. Maloney, R.S., M.P.A.H., Chief Environmental Health Services, 11 Pierce St., Brookline, MA 02445. Phone (617) 730-2303; fax (617) 730-2296; e-mail: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. …

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