NEHA Staff Profile.

Position::NEHA NEWS - National Environmental Health Association's Angelica Ledezma - Interview

As part of tradition, NEHA features new staff members in the Journal around the time of their 1-year anniversary. These profiles give you an opportunity to get to know the NEHA staff better and to learn more about the great programs and activities going on in your association. This month we are pleased to introduce you to one NEHA staff member. Contact information for all NEHA staff can be found on page 49.

Angelica Ledezma

I began my journey with NEHA in December 2017 as a member services assistant. Through this position I had the opportunity to interact with our members and learn about the important work they do. I quickly became involved with NEHAs Annual Educational Conference (AEC) & Exhibition and have since moved into my new role as the AEC manager where I oversee the administrative portion of the conference. I also serve as the liaison for the association's board of directors.

Prior to joining NEHA, I graduated from the University of Denver (DU) where I studied biology and psychology. I was also involved with the University Programming Board coordinating various campus events. My interest in sustainable practices and addressing climate change grew while at DU. This interest is what initially drew me to NEHA. I...

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