Children’s Environmental Health

Children's Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council

Established by the General Assembly in 2000, the purpose Children's Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council (CEHPAC)  is to identify environmental hazards that may affect children's health and recommend solutions to those hazards.

CEHPAC reviews existing and proposed regulations and servea as a source of information and education for the public, professionals, State agencies, the General Assembly and the Governor regarding environmental hazards.


Membership

Chair: Clifford S. Mitchell, M.D., designee of Secretary of Health
Vice-Chair: Devon Dodson, designee of Secretary of the Environment

Appointed by Governor to 4-year terms

MDA

Kelly Love

MSDE

Alicia Mezu

DHS

Shawnette Mills

DHCD

Caroline Varney-Alvarado

Gov Office for Children

Christina Drushel Williams

Health care provider

Ben Gitterman

Health care provider

Laura Allen

Academic institution

Kristen Rawlett

Parent/Guardian

Jovonne Walker

Epidemiologist

Megan Latshaw

Economist

VACANT

Toxicologist

Nse Witherspoon

MACO

Dianna Abney

Private industry

VACANT

CEJSC

Camille Burke


Appointed by Senate President: Guy J. Guzzone

Appointed by House Speaker:

Annual Legislative Reports

Topical Reports


For More Information:
CEHPAC
Attn:  Clifford S. Mitchell, MS, MD, MPH
201 W. Preston Street, Room 327
Baltimore, MD  21201-2301
(410) 767-6234
cliff.mitchell@maryland.gov
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Meeting Dates

All meetings will be virtual during the COVID-19 State of Emergency.


F​ebruary 9, 2021 - 1-2pm

February 26, 12:30pm – 1:30pm 
Interim meeting to discuss legislative session

Thursday, March 11, 2021
12-1pm
Join with Google Meet
meet.google.com/jes-tsyo-nqy
Join by phone
‪(US) +1 470-400-5676‬ 
PIN: ‪775 812 402‬#

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
12:30 – 2:00pm
Join with Google Meet
meet.google.com/gpt-jzqw-pwc
Join by phone
‪(US) +1 440-754-0274‬ 
PIN: ‪587 480 627‬#​

Thursday, June 10, 2021
10:30am – 12:00pm
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meet.google.com/atj-kwgk-qfq
Join by phone
‪(US) +1 347-437-2502‬ 
PIN: ‪518 476 446‬#

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
12:30 – 2:00pm
Join with Google Meet
meet.google.com/ifb-rknd-fpw
Join by phone
‪(US) +1 650-781-0593‬ 
PIN: ‪846 900 215‬#

Thursday, October 14, 2021
10:30am – 12:00pm
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meet.google.com/dxs-yyfc-ijq
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‪(US) +1 321-465-4949‬ 
PIN: ‪444 722 312‬#​

​Links and Resources



Maryland State Department of Education Resources on Digital Devices in the Classroom