Astronaut Jim Lovell, commander of the Apollo 13 space mission, once famously said, “There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen.” I believe the same applies to organizations. To be successful, NEHA needs to be an organization that makes things happen.
For years, NEHA’s members have called for us to expand our influence in Washington, DC, so that we can be more effective advocates for environmental health and the environmental health profession. Whether we like it or not, Washington, DC, is where people and organizations of influence make things happen on a national level ...
Read the President's Message in Full
Journal of Environmental Health
Volume 78, No. 8