Mission and Staff

Healthy Homes Section 


To improve the health and wellbeing of Michigan citizens by promoting safe and healthy home environments through comprehensive home-based intervention programs, lead certification and regulations, public education and outreach, and statewide partnerships.


Mailing address
Healthy Homes Section
P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, MI 48909

Physical address
Grand Building South
333 S. Grand Ave.
3rd Floor
Lansing, MI 48933

Phone: (517) 335-9390
Toll-free (866) 691-LEAD (5323)
Fax: (517) 335-8800


Section Manager: Wesley F. Priem

Section Secretary: Heather Johnston

Sonya Frick, Lead Safe Home Program Analyst
David Baxter, Regional Field Consultant, EBL Investigator
Michael Charest, Regional Field Consultant, EBL Investigator
James Copeland, Senior Compliance Officer
Matthew Duncan, Regional Field Consultant, EBL Investigator
Michael Gravlin, Regional Field Consultant, EBL Investigator
Nina Devreese, Certification Assistant
Jennifer Shutts, Compliance Officer
Mitchell Speers, Certification Assistant
Carin Spiedel, Lead-Safe Housing Program Unit Manager
Jay Wagar, MA, Senior Certification Officer
George Williams, Regional Field Consultant, EBL Investigator
Robert Williams, Regional Field Consultant, EBL Investigator
Courtney Wisinski, Environmental Program Managaer

Last revised: 10/19/2016


Michigan's Childhood Lead Poisioning Prevention Program (CLPPP)

Functions of CLPPP include screening, statewide surveillance, follow-up of identified lead poisoned children, extensive public and professional education, primary prevention to reduce lead hazards before families are poisoned, and outreach efforts to identify adults occupationally exposed in an effort to prevent "take home lead."  Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) is the link to more information about the CLPPP program


333 S. Grand Ave
P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: (517) 335-8885
Fax: (517) 335-8509


Jessica Cooper, Data Coder
Karen Lishinski, Program Nurse
Elizabeth Lounds, Secretary

Last revised: 12/26/2014

Lead Laboratory 

Learn more about the State lead laboratory.

The Trace Metals/Lead Laboratory is nationally accredited to perform laboratory analysis of lead in blood, paint chips, soil and dust.


MDHHS Lead Laboratory
3350 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
P.O. Box 30035
Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: (517) 335-8244
Fax: (517) 335-9776


Mark Knottnerus, Lab Scientist, Section Manager
Thomas Mailand, Lab Scientist, Blood Lead