Environmental Health
Continuous Improvement Board

The Environmental Health Continuous Improvement Board (Board) was chartered by the Local Public Health Association (LPHA) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to fundamentally advance Minnesota’s state-local partnership in Environmental Health (EH). The Board will initially work on current Food, Pools and Lodging Services (FPLS) challenges and then work more broadly to monitor and advance state-local work in EH.

 *Elements of the EHCIB’s vision

Board Membership

Dawn Beck, Olmsted County*
Jeff Brown, City of Edina
Allie Freidrichs, Meeker-McLeod-Sibley Counties
Bill Groskreutz, Faribault County Commissioner
Tom Hogan, Minnesota Department of Health*
Daniel Huff, City of Minneapolis
Jeff Luedeman, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Carol Schefers, Wright County
John Weidner, Lake County
John Weinand, City of Minnetonka



FPLS Program Re-evaluation Process and Feedback

In response to wide-spread concern and frustration, the Environmental Health Continuous Improvement Board developed and adopted the following re-evaluation process document:

Programs that participated in the FPLS program re-evaluation process provided feedback about the process through interviews conducted by MDH Public Health Practice Section staff. The following is a summary of their feedback:

FPLS Program Evaluation Workgroup Charter

The EHCIB is committed to improving the FPLS program evaluation process. The following is the approved charter for and membership of the workgroup charged with developing the metrics and tools to support the new FPLS program evaluation process.

Statement of Support

The Environmental Continuous Improvement Board issued the following Statement of Support outlining their commitment to Minnesota’s state-local environmental health partnership.

Work Plan

Meeting Materials

Upcoming Meetings:

These meetings will occur from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust in St. Paul. All are welcome to attend:

  • September 14, 2016
  • November 9, 2016

July 13, 2016

May 11, 2016

March 9, 2016

January 27, 2016

November 16, 2015

September 9, 2015

July 8, 2015

May 13, 2015

March 11, 2015

January 28, 2015

2014 Archived Meeting Materials


Updated Friday, July 08, 2016 at 06:48AM