GEHA Conference – 2013

GEHA Annual Education Conference – 2013

June 6- 7, 2013
Oceanside Inn& Suites
711 N. Beachview Drive
Jekyll Island, Georgia
Thursday, June 6, 2013

7:30 am – 8:15 am Registration

8:15 am – 8:30 am Welcome

Tad Williams, President GEHA
8:30 am — 9:00 am Opening Remarks

Brenda Fitzgerald, Commissioner, DPH
Gary Black, Commissioner, DOA

9:00: am – 10:00 am Chris Kumnick, Land Use Program Director, Georgia
Department of Public Health, Environmental Health
Section “Regional Approach to OSSM Planning”

10:00 am – 10:45 am Break with Exhibitors and Posters

10:45 am – 11:45 am Chris Strom, Information Services Director, Southern
Georgia Regional Commission “ WelStrom and Public
Health: A GIS Approach to Land Use Planning”

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Awards Luncheon

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm DOA Speaker??, Georgia Department of Agriculture
“New Initiatives (Cottage Foods, Expiration Dates,
Dairy, Rapid Response Teams) in the DOA”

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Dominic Guadagnoli, Shellfish Program Leader, Georgia
Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Resources
Division
Sydney Sheperd, Georgia Department of Agriculture, Seafood Safety Office “ Seafood: From
Ocean to Retail”

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Break with Exhibitors and Posters

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Julia Campbell, Program Consultant II, Georgia
Department of Public Health, Healthy Homes and Lead
Poisoning Prevention Program
“NEHA United Kingdom EH Sabbatical Project”

Friday, June 7, 2013
7:30 am – 8:15 am GEHA Officers & Committee Breakfast Meeting
7:30 am – 8:15 pm Conference Breakfast
8:30 am – 9:30 am Todd Driver, District Environmental Health Director,
Coastal Health District “Legionella Outbreak
Investigation at a Hotel: Lessons Learned”
9:30 am — 10:00 am Vanessa Sims-Greene, Director of Emergency
Management, Georgia Department of Agriculture “DOA
Emergency Preparedness Updates”
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break and Hotel Check-out
10:30 am – 11:30 pm Christy Blair, EH County Manager, Gordon County
Health Department
Jon Klepper, EH County Manager, Catoosa County
Health Department
“Local Environmental Health Response to Tornadoes”

11:30 am—12:30 pm GEHA Business Meeting
Closing Remarks & Presentation of the Gavel