2017 Awards, Honors, and Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2017 Environmental Health Award and Scholarship Winners:

NEHA Past Presidents Award

  • Scott Holmes

NEHA Affiliate Certificates of Merit

Individuals

  • Paul Bilowus (DC)
  • Heather Gallant (MA)
  • James Hodina (IA)
  • Jerry McNamar (KS)
  • Welford Roberts (Uniformed Services)
  • Lucas Tafoya (NM)
  • Cody Talbott (WY)
  • Rep. Mike Tyron (IL)
  • Steven Diaz (MN)
  • Jennifer Kosak (MI)
  • Margaret Voyles (IN)

Team

  • Iowa: Iowa Environmental Health Association Legislative Committee
  • New Mexico: 2016 Southwest Regional FDA Conference and NMEHA Meeting Host
  • North Dakota: Onsite Sewage Treatment System Technical Review and Education Board
  • Florida: 2016 FEHA Annual Education Meeting Planning Committee
  • Indiana: IEHA 2016 Annual Fall Educational Conference Volunteers

NEHA 2017 Presidential Citations

  • Henroy P. Scarlett, DrPH, MPH, BHSc
  • Stan Hazan, MPH, MBA, BSc
  • David Theno, PhD (posthumous award)

Innovating for Environmental Health App

AquaData Team

  • Herminio Garcia
  • Sarah Han

TapCheck Team

  • Zachary Collins
  • Martese Goosby
  • Khalob Kognata

AEHAP Student Research Competition Winners

  • Justin Bunn
  • Amos Kosgey
  • Ambrose K. Maritim
  • Blake Rushing

NSF International Scholarship Program Winner

  • Jacob McGee

Dr. R. Neil Lowry Grant

  • Quechan Parks & Recreation

Accela/NEHA 2017 AEC Scholarships

  • LaToya Backus
  • Karen Brown
  • Debra Abramson
  • Jason Ravenscroft
  • Ryan Bailey
  • Shannyn Sanger
  • Jeremy Maxson
  • Wade Dishaw
  • Chris Westover

HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes

  • Public Housing – Denver Housing Authority/ PHAs/ Mariposa Using Redevelopment to advance the health and quality of life of residents
  • Cross Program Coordination- Vermont Weatherization Program/ State Government/Vermont One Touch Program
  • Policy Innovation- Tribal Healthy Homes Network/Consortia/ Partnership for Air Matters
  • Research Innovation- Rutgers University Dept. of Entomology/University/ Integrated Pest Management in Low Income Housing

Walter F. Snyder Environmental Health Award

  • Capt. Wendy Fanaselle, M.S., RS, DAAS

Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award

  • Boulder County Public Health, Boulder, CO
  • Kansas City Missouri Health Department Environmental Health Services

Walter S. Mangold Award

  • Robert W. Powitz, MPH, PhD, RS, DLAAS