Standard Review Committees

A National Committee on Housing and Health has provided visionary leadership to position the Standard for relevance and widespread adoption. A Technical Review Work Group reviewed drafts, recommended improvements, and discussed significant issues during the development of the Standard. We are indebted to these experts and professionals for their thoughtful and complete engagement in the the Standard’s development.

National Committee on Housing and Health:
Meri-K Appy, BA, President, Appy and Associates, LLC
Georges Benjamin, MD, FACP, Executive Director, American Public Health Association
Gail Christopher, DN, PhD, Vice President for Programs, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Henry Cisneros, Chairman, CityView
Carlos Dora, MD, PhD, Coordinator of Interventions for Healthy Environments, World Health Organization
Ruth A. Etzel, MD, PhD, FAAP, Professor of Epidemiology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
David Fukuzawa, M. Div, MSA, Program Director for Health, The Kresge Foundation
Lynn Goldman, MD, MPH, Dean, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
Moises Loza, BA, Executive Director, Housing Assistance Council
Nic Retsinas, MCP, Senior Lecturer in Real Estate, Harvard Business School
Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, Pediatrician and Associate Professor, Boston University Medical Center
Steve Thomas, Spokesperson, Habitat for Humanity
Thomas M. Vernon, MD, Chair, National Center for Healthy Housing (Chair of the National Committee)

Technical Review Work Group:
Research and Academic Participants
Terry Brennan, MS, Building Scientist, President, Camroden Associates
Patrick Breysse, PhD, Director, Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Program, Center for Global Health, Johns Hopkins University
David Ormandy, PhD, Principal Research Fellow, Institute of Health, University of Warwick (UK)
Claudette Reichel, MS, Professor and Extension Housing Specialist, Louisiana State University
William Rose, M. Arch, Research Architect, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, Pediatrician and Associate Professor, Boston University Medical Center
Richard Shaughnessy, PhD, Program Director, Indoor Air Quality Research, University of Tulsa
Charles Treser, MPH, Senior Lecturer, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences School of Public Health, University of Washington

State and Local Government Agency Participants
Suzanne Condon, MSM, Associate Commissioner and Director, Bureau of Environmental Health, Massachusetts
Department of Public Health
Alan Johanns, MS, Program Manager, Environmental Services Department, City of San Diego
James Krieger, MD, MPH, Chief, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section, Public Health, Seattle and King County (Chair of the Work Group)

Non-Governmental Organization Participants
Paul Haan, BA, Executive Director, Healthy Homes Coalition of West Michigan
Kevin Kennedy, MPH, Managing Director, Center for Environmental Health, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Beth McKee Huger, MSW, Executive Director, Greensboro Housing Coalition

Federal Agency Participants
Peter Ashley, PhD, Director, Policy and Standards Division, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Mary Jean Brown, ScD, Chief, Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Greg Brunner, MS, Engineer, Indoor Environments Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Karin Mack, PhD, Senior Behavioral Scientist, Injury Prevention Program, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention