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WSEHA's Board of Directors and various committees work in concert to make WSEHA the best that it can be for our members.  All of our committees are ran by volunteers, and we couldn't do it without them.  Many thanks to our volunteers that donate their time, energy, and hard work!

International Health

The mission of the International Health Committee shall be to promote environmental health in the international setting in order to prevent death and disease commonly associated with poor environmental conditions.  

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Layken Winchester, Committee Chair

Kitsap Public Health District

Nominations & Awards

Larry French, Committee Chair

 Retired, Washington State Department of Health

It is the policy of the Washington State Environmental Health Association that every effort shall be made to identify and reward deserving environmental health practitioners through special recognition by their peers.


The main responsibility of this committee is the WSEHA Newsletter.  The Chair is the editor of the WSEHA Newsletter for which our goal is to publish semi-annually, or quarterly during periods of high educational opportunities.  The Publications Committee works with several members of the Board for news articles and announcements for the newsletter.  When WSEHA has an Annual Educational Conference (AEC), the Publications Committee works with the AEC Committee and the Executive Secretary to produce the AEC brochure and program for the conference.

, Committee Chair,

Policy and Procedure

The Policy Committee reviews all proposed changes to either the Articles of Incorporation or to the Constitution & By-Laws of the Association, and/or draft such amendments or revisions as may be requested by the Board or the membership.

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Shawn Ultican, Committee Chair.

Department of Ecology


The Finance Committee is concerned with the overall financial condition of the Association.  It is responsible for providing advice and support to the Treasurer, devising ways and means of raising funds, preparation of a yearly budget, and ensuring that an internal audit of the financial records is conducted annually.

Committee Chair position vacant.

Email if interested.


The Membership and Benefits Committee is responsible for conducting an annual membership drive to attract new members to the Association. It is also responsible for devising and implementing ways and means of increasing and sustaining the membership of the Association. This committee develops or revises the membership brochure for the Association.

Committee Chair position vacant.

Email if interested.


The goal of the Education Committee is to provide educational opportunities for Association members and others with interest in environmental health issues.   This committee devises and puts into effect ways and means of improving the professional standards of sanitarians through continuing education and enabling the members to better educate the public.

Committee Chair position vacant.

Email if interested.

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