Health Department Employees Recognized For Leadership and Professionalism
Nov 4, 2016
During a special awards ceremony at the annual Illinois Environmental Health Association (IEHA) conference, Peoria City/County Health Department employees were recognized for their accomplishments in leadership and professionalism. Carey Panier received the Central Chapter Member of the Year award and Madison Pitts received the Newcomer of the Year award.
The Central Chapter Member of the Year award was presented to Ms. Panier for her leadership and dedication in the Environmental Health field. Ms. Panier currently serves as Assistant Director of Environmental Health in Peoria County and uses her subject matter expertise in management areas of training, program planning, and community collaboration to prevent environmental hazards that adversely affect community health.
Ms. Pitts accepted the Newcomer of the Year award which is presented to individuals who demonstrate outstanding professionalism and dedication to the field of Environmental Health. As a practicing sanitarian, Ms. Pitts currently applies her skills in programs specifically designed to promote healthy environmental conditions and reduce risks of communicable disease.
The IEHA is committed to advancing professional competence and promoting the skills required to practice the discipline of environmental health. The association is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1950 for administrators, environmental health practitioners, and sanitarians employed in the industry.
For more information on important public health issues, visit the Peoria City/County Health Department website at www.pcchd.org.
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