Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Environmental Health Officer Professional Advisory Committee

The membership of the EHOPAC is composed of environmental health officers (EHOs) from multiple agencies. Please see the EHOPAC Bylaws for a description on how Voting Members and Leadership are selected.

PAC Executive Committee (Leadership) 

CAPT Erin Evans

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

PAC Chair 

isb5@cdc.gov

913-428-6695

Current Term: Jan 2021 - Dec 2023

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CDR Steven Galvez
Food and Drug Administratioin
PAC Chair Elect
Steven.Galvez@fda.hhs.gov
510-512-0364

Current Term: Jan 2021 – Dec 2024 

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CAPT Jessica Havranek
Food and Drug Administration
Immediate Past Chair 
jessica.havranek@fda.hhs.gov 
913-313-9239

Current Term: Jan 2021- Dec 2023
Previous Term: Jan 2018- Dec 2020

 

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LCDR Kathryn McNamara
Indian Health Service
Special Assistant to the Chair 
Kathryn.McNamara@ihs.gov  
505-248-6717

Current Term: Jan 2021- Dec 2023

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LT Braden Hickey
Indian Health Service
PAC Executive Secretary 
Braden.Hickey@ihs.gov  
575-758-6979

Current Term: Jan 2022- Dec 2024

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CDR Katie Bante
Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response
PAC Executive Committee Liaison
katie.l.bante.mil@mail.mil 
202-868-9695

Current Term: Jan 2023 - Dec 2025


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EHOPAC Membership

CDR Beth Wittry
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Chair - Awards and Recognition Subcommittee
xks5@cdc.gov 
770-289-4286

Current Term: Jan 2023 – Dec 2025

 

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CDR Candis Hunter
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Chair - Mentoring and Career Development Subcommittee
Hlb8@cdc.gov
770-488-1347

Current Term: Jan 2023 - Dec 2025
Previous Term: Jan 2020 - Dec 2022

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LCDR Laura Annetta
National Park Service
Co-Chair - Mentoring and Career Development Subcommittee
laura_annetta@nps.gov  
202-819-5985

Current Term: Jan 2023- Dec 2025

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CDR Michelle Dittrich
Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry
Chair – Communications Subcommittee
yhf8@cdc.gov 
732-321-4465

Current Term: Jan 2023 - Dec 2025
Previous Term: Jan 2020 - Dec 2022

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LCDR Sandra Carpio
Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response
Co-Chair – Communications Subcommittee
sandra.carpio@hhs.gov 
202-258-6277

Current Term: Jan 2023- Dec 2025

 

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CDR Martin Smith
Indian Health Service
Chair - History Subcommittee
martin.smith@ihs.gov 
301-443-9843

Current Term: Jan 2023 - Dec 2025
Previous Term: Jan 2020 - Dec 2022

 

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CDR William Bird
Federal Occupational Health
Co-Chair – History Subcommittee
william.bird@foh.hhs.gov 
214-767-3252

Current Term: Jan 2022 - Dec 2024
Previous Term: Jan 2019 - Dec 2021

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LCDR Mark Otto

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Chair - Information Technology Subcommittee
rwv3@cdc.gov 
404-498-6400

Current Term: Jan 2023- Dec 2025

 

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CDR Corey Butler
Department of Interior
Chair - Recruitment and Orientation Subcommittee corey_butler@ios.doi.gov                                                                      954-356-6662

Current Term: Jan 2021 - Dec 2023
Previous Term: Jan 2018 - Dec 2020

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LCDR Doug Erling
United States Coast Guard
Co-Chair - Recruitment and Orientation Subcommittee
douglas.l.erling@uscg.mil
808-842-2996

Current Term: Jan 2023 - Dec 2025
Previous Term: Jan 2020 - Dec 2022 
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CDR David Bales
Indian Health Service
Chair - Readiness Subcommittee
david.bales@ihs.gov 
405-308-5443

Current Term: Jan 2023 - Dec 2025
Previous Term: Jan 2020 - Dec 2022

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CDR Charlie Darr
Health Resources & Services Administration 
Co-Chair - Readiness Subcommittee
kpn3@cdc.gov 
202-262-1575 

Current Term: Jan 2020 – Dec 2022 

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LCDR Sam Frank
Indian Health Service
Chair –  Training & Events Subcommittee
samuel.frank@ihs.gov 
505-248-7614

Current Term: Jan 2023 - Dec 2025
Previous Term: Jan 2020 - Dec 2022 

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LCDR Krista Ferry
Food and Drug Administration
Co-Chair - Training & Events Subcommittee
Krista.Ferry@fda.hhs.gov
606-219-6088

Current Term: Jan 2021 – Dec 2023

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CAPT Luis Rodriguez
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
*Alternate Voting Member
ved8@cdc.gov                                                                                          954-383-6958

Current Term: 2023                     

 

*Alternates assume limited Voting Member duties upon resignation or removal of Voting Members per the EHOPAC Bylaws

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