Environmental Alliance for Senior Involvement
Children's Environmental Health Committee
Chairman: Dr. V.Harry Adrounie, Past President of
APHA, a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, is an environmental scientist and registered sanitarian who holds one
doctorate in environmental health and another in public health.
A founder of MALEHA, he
has served as a member of Michigan State's Hazardous Waste Policy Committee and the
Michigan underground Storage Tank Finance Assurance Policy Board. He is a former director of
the Berrien County (Mich., U.S.A.) Environmental Health Division and currently is the chairman
of the Barry County (Mich., U.S.A.) Solid Waste Oversight Committee and the County
Solid Waste Planning Committee. Adrounie studied and taught environmental health issues for
more than 61 years, at the University of Hawaii, the American University in Armenia and in Beirut,
as well as in the Middle East and South America. He has often been called upon as a consultant
by state, national and international institutions. He has received many awards, including the
World Safety Organization's "Safety Person of the Year" award for 1993 and serves on UL's
Environmental and Public Health (EPH) Council.
Dr. Jerry M. Michael, Sc.D., Dr.P.H., D.E.E._ Retired Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service, Assistant Surgeon General USPHS (Retired)
Emeritus Dean & Professor of Public Health, University of Hawaii
and Professor of Global Health, George Washington University.
SENIORS AND CHILDREN IN HEALTH EDUCATION
Dr. John Todd _ Retired Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service, now active in
public health/preventative medical work with "Hands of Love", People Helping People
missions overseas and in the US.
RADM(Ret.) Webster Young, Jr. _ Retired Admiral, 33 years with U.S.
Public Health Service; former Senior Advisor in the Office of Emergency Preparedness
Dr. Bob Cutting _ President Elect of the Emeritus Conference of APHA; physician, Retired U.S. Army Brig. General; M.S. in Public Health; long active in
Larry Gordon _ Is an Adjunct Professor at the Univ. of New Mexico. He has served as New Mexico Cabinet Secretary for Health and Environment; Founding Director, New Mexico Scientific Laboratory System;
Founding Director, New Mexico Environmental Improvement Agency;
Founding Director, Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Env. Health Dept; and President,
American Public Health Association.
COMPETENCIES TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE
Colorado Environmental Health Association
September 12, 2001
THEY WILL BEAT THEIR SWORDS INTO PLOWSHARES:
FROM NUCLEAR DEVICES TO FOOD SAFETY
(Published in Journal of Public Health Policy)
LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES
Based on “Leadership: The Road Less Traveled,” presented to the Rocky Mountain Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership, January 23, 2002
ACES YOU CAN KEEP
Jack B. Hatlen, M.S. _ Has been in the environmental health field for 50+ years; presently Assoc. Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Environmental Health, University
of Washington, Seattle, WA.
William H. Mansfield, III _ Senior Advisor to the Exec. Director, North American Regional Office, United Nations Environment Programme; former Assistant
Secretary General of the UN, and deputy Exec. Director of UNEP.