Building Healthy Communities — engages members who are interested in promoting healthy, equitable, sustainable, and resilient communities; and, supporting, protecting, and valuing the benefits of access to the natural environment for all.
Co-chairs: Leigh Anne Krometis & Myra Tetteh
Chemicals & Health (National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures) — engages members in activities to track progress on recommendations that came out of the National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures project.
Co-chairs: Trish Koman
Children's Environmental Health — increases awareness and promotes collaborative efforts aimed at reducing environmental risks to children’s health in areas where they live, learn, and play.
Co-chairs: Leyla McCurdy & Patricia Lasley
Climate Change & Health — connects professionals from diverse backgrounds, communicates climate change and health policy development, and supports climate change and health activities and policies aimed at effective preventive strategies.
Co-chairs: Tenaya Jackman & Charles Cange
Environmental Justice — works on environmental justice issues in underserved communities and organizes community outreach at the APHA Annual Meeting.
Co-chairs: Natalie Sampson & Charles Lee
Food & Environment — is active at the intersection of environment and food/nutrition issues to protect public health by promoting and cultivating a safe, healthy, just, and sustainable food system. The Food and Environment Committee is a joint committee with APHA's Food and Nutrition Section and is known as the Food and Environment Working Group. The Committee involves itself with local, state, and federal food and agriculture policy.
Co-chairs: Sarah Reinhardt, Danielle Ramos, & Carolyn Hricko
Long-term Impact of Natural Disasters — studies the consequences of natural disasters and advocates for those affected by these events.
Co-chair: Charles Cange
Noise & Health — raises awareness of and examines the intersection of noise and health.
Co-chairs: Lucy Weinstein
Water & Health — works on collaborative efforts towards global water sustainability for better health.
Co-chairs: Azizur Molla & Asli Aslan
Program Planning — develops an exciting scientific program for the APHA Annual Meeting. Creates a call for abstracts, establishes a review committee, facilitates the review of full session proposals and individual abstracts, and organizes sessions representing the environment section's priorities.
Co-chairs: Natasha DeJarnett & Raquel Silva
Policy - organizes the Environment Section's policy initiatives and navigates the APHA policy proposal system.
Co-chair: Meghan McGinty
Awards - coordinates special recognition and awards from the section to deserving practitioners.
Co-chair: Megan Latshaw
Nominations — coordinates elections of Section Councilors and Governing Councilors.
Co-chair: Jyotsna Jagai
Communication — informs members about activities happening in the Environment Section.
Co-chair: Emily Marte
Membership — focused on membership recruitment and retention.
Co-chair: Yolanda Sanchez
Treasurer and Fundraiser — manages the Section's finances.
Co-chair: Leah Romeo
Student Involvement — this committee comprises faculty and staff of accredited schools and programs in public health as well as recent alumni and current students at the masters and doctoral levels. The committee coordinates student involvement in the Section and at the APHA Annual Meeting.
Co-chair: Myrelis Diaz Martinez, Helena Berlin
Liaison to Action Board — JR Denson
Liaison to Science Board — Paul Locke
Liaison to the Student Assembly —Myrelis Diaz Rodriguez