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The Environment Section is led by its elected officers: chairperson, chairperson-elect, secretary, and six Section Councilors. In addition, four Section members are elected to the APHA Governing Council.

There are numerous opportunities for all Environment Section members to become involved in the Section in some capacity.

Leadership Roster (PDF version with contact info)

Kacee Deener

Immediate Past Chair
Barbara Glenn


Megan Latshaw

Sarah Kelly

Section Councilors
Yolanda Sanchez

Roni Neff

Michelle Homan

Becca Klein

Jyotsna S. Jagai


Governing Councilors
Allen Dearry


Kyle Kinner


Aditi Vaidya


Megan Latshaw


Program Chairs 
Surili Sutaria, Jo Anna Shimek,,


Sarah Kelly


Sarah Kelly


Student Liaison
Kristen Burwell


Membership Chairs
Jyotsna S. Jagai, Yolanda Sanchez,

Policy Chairs
Kyle Kinner, Roni Neff,  

Climate Change
Liz Perrera, Chris Rea,


Food and Environment
Roni Neff, Becka Klein

Environmental Justice
AJ Cuevas, Simone Charles,

Built Environment
Beth Altschuler, Tina Yuen, 


Student Involvement
Tara McAlexander (alumni chair), Derek Shendell (faculty chair), Meghan McGinty (student chair), Natasha DeJarnett (student chair),,,

Leon Vinci


Barbara Glenn 


Nature and Human Health

Leyla McCurdy, Jill Litt,


The National Conversation

Nse Obot Witherspoon


Liaison to Action Board
Leon Vinci, Rebecca Head,