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Contact Information for Division of Environmental Health

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The Division maintains a toll-free telephone hotline for the general public. A toxicologist is on hand to answer questions about the environment and health. Callers can have questions answered about contaminants in the home and in the environment. Call 1-800-MI-TOXIC (1-800-648-6942) during business hours, 8a.m.-5p.m., Monday through Friday.

Main Division Phone: (517) 335-8350

Lead Hotline: (866) 691-5323

MDHHS Drinking Water Hotline: (844) 934-1315

MI Toxic Hotline: 1-800-MI-TOXIC (1-800-648-6942)

Mold Information Hotline: (517) 335-9436

MDHHS Media Office: (517) 241-0048


Mailing Address

MDHHS Division of Environmental Health
333 S. Grand Ave
P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, Michigan 48909

Office of the Director

Carin Speidel, Acting Division Director 

Jacqui Barr, Division Secretary

Jennifer Gray, Senior Toxicologist

Elizabeth Wasilevich, Senior Epidemiologist

Hope Bartlett, Manager, Financial Services Office


Chemical Planning and Response Section

Jerry Tiernan, Section Manager

Jes Coggins, Section Secretary

Laura Gossiaux, Manager, Community Services & Planning Unit

Ken Bowen, Manager, Drinking Water and Environmental Sampling Unit

Lisa Quiggle, Manager, Vapor Intrusion and Stabilization Unit


Community Education and Outreach Section

Chris Finch, Section Manager

Courtney VanKoevering, Section Secretary

Kristin Ward, Manager, Community Engagement Unit

Lakecia Powell-Denson, Manager, Community Outreach Unit

Asiah White, Assistant, Community Outreach Unit

Maria George, Manager, Health Education Unit


Environmental Epidemiology and Analytics Section

Anthony Oliveri, Section Manager

Ruth Scherman-Siver, Section Secretary

Marina George, Manager, Data Management Unit

Stuart Eddy, Manager, Geospatial Information Services Unit

Mary Franks, Manager, Lead & Other Hazards Unit

Rita Seith, Manager, Opioid & Emerging Drugs Unit


Environmental Health Surveillance Section

Tom Largo, Section Manager

Connie Sands-Coppernoll, Section Secretary

Aaron Ferguson, Manager, Climate and Tracking Unit

Kristyn Vang, Manager, Health Statistics Surveillance Unit

Allen Stout, Manager, Occupational Health & Injury Surveillance Unit


Field Epidemiology Section

Melissa Millerick-May, Section Manager

Jessica Bowers, Section Secretary

Annette Sokolnicki, Manager, Biomonitoring Logistics Unit

Bryce Spiker, Manager, Exposure Epidemiology Unit

Patrick Hindman, Manager, Rapid Epidemiology Deployment Unit


Lead Certification and Compliance Assurance Section

Jennifer Shutts, Section Manager

Michael Lowery, Manager, Lead Certification and Enforcement Unit

Asia Wright, Assistant, Lead Certification and Enforcement Unit

Rajita Dnyate, Manager, Quality Assurance Unit


Lead Services Section

Courtney Wisinski, Acting Section Manager

Cassie Watson, Section Secretary 

Angela Medina, Acting Manager, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Unit

Dan Albright, Manager, Lead Data Unit

Chad Rhodes, Manager, Lead Safe Home Flint Unit

Sonya Frick, Manager, Lead Safe Home Principal Unit

Cora Schuon, Assistant, Lead Safe Home Principal Unit 

Emily Bajko, Acting Manager, Local Lead Services and Development Unit 


Toxicology and Assessment Section

Marcus Wasilevich, Section Manager

Michelle Benin, Section Secretary

Andrea Keatley, Manager, Environmental Assessment & ATSDR Unit

Lisa Hainstock, Manager, Environmental Investigation & Intake Unit

Rosa Jaiman, Manager, Environmental Site Contamination Unit

Elizabeth Villarreal, Assistant, Environmental Site Contamination Unit