RETREAT PLANNING COMMITTEE
The goal of this committee is to plan the semi-annual retreats. The tasks include identifying a date and location for the retreat, setting the agenda for the retreat (including scientific sessions, meals, local activities, etc.), coordinating local logistics (e.g., transportation), assisting in the development of a registration website, and updating the membership and Board about the retreat.
Committee Chair: Carly Hyland
Council Liason: Carly Hyland Cecilia Alcala,
Paulina Farias Serra Tom Webster
Thomas Webster Patricia Cintora Rafael Junqueira Buralli Cecilia Alcala
Paulina Farias Serra Maria Jose Talayero Schettino
Victor Florez-Garcia, Patricia Cintora
HERB NEEDLEMAN AWARD
The mission of the committee is to select the Needleman Award winner.
Committee Chair: Ruth Etzel
Council Liason: Megan Horton
Ruth Etzel Megan Horton Walter Rogan
Wendy Heiger-Bernays Neil Leifer
The objective of this committee is to translate the Society’s activities to our ISCHE members through the website, email, and other social media platforms. We will develop newsletters highlighting the Society’s activities and committees’.
Committee Chair: Cecilia Alcala
Council Liason: Cecilia Alcala
The mission of this committee is to encourage the active participation of members in ISCHE’s existing programs, and in proposing and participating in new programs. We urge current members to make their membership renewal payment and track this effectively. Additionally, we invite new members to join ISCHE, while keeping the Society at functional and cozy size. Lastly, we promote diversity of the members and increase representation from as many countries as possible.
Committee Chair: Paulina Farías
Council Liason: Nosiku Sipilanyambe Munyinda
Rob McConnell Carly Hyland
Nosiku Sipilanyambe Munyinda Paulina Farías
FELLOWSHIP & MENTORSHIP
The mission of the Fellowship committee is to sustain and foster ISCHE's Research to Action Fellowship, mentor the next generation of children's environmental health leaders, and provide training on translating research into policy and action. Activities include planning quarterly science communication webinars, supporting Teams composed of Mentors and Fellows, and providing networking and growth opportunities for Fellows (e.g., writing sessions, assistance in attending retreats, opportunities to present research).
Committee Chair: Carly Hyland
Council Liason: Rob McConnell
Carly Hyland & Cecilia Alcala
Rob McConnell Cecilia Alcala Jennifer L. Ames
Piyush Kumar Nse Witherspoon Youssef Oulhote Sietske Berghuis
Nosiku Sipilanyambe Munyinda Piyush Kumar Carly Hyland
CLIMATE CHANGE COMMITTEE
The objective of the committee is to raise awareness on the impact of climate on children's health and to assure that ISCHE, as an organization, upholds the principles of sustainability.
Committee Chair: Ruth Etzel, Kam Sripada, Brenda Eskenazi
Council Liason: Ana Maria Mora
Youssef Oulhote Maryann Cairns Jose Ricardo Suarez Danielle Ramos
Marya G. Zlatnik Katarzyna Kordas Howard Mielke Ana Maria Mora
Jon Øyvind Odland Rob McConnell Lesliam Quiros-Alcala
Ruth Etzel Kam Sripada
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