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    Children's Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council

    About CEH​PAC

    ​Established by the General Assembly in 2000, the purpose Children's Environmental Health and Protection Advisory ​​Council (CEHPAC)  is to identify environmental hazards that may affect children's health and recommend solutions to those hazards.

    CEHPAC reviews existing and proposed regulations and  is a source of information and education for the public, professionals, State agencies, the General Assembly and the Governor regarding environmental hazards.

    A​​gendas & Minutes

    All CEHPAC Agendas, Minutes, Reports

    Our ​W​ork

    Annual Legislative Reports

    Topical Reports

    Recent Reports, Positions, and Letters

    Additional reports, positions, and letters from prior years can be found here​


    Chair:            Clifford S. Mitchell, MS, MD, MPH, designee of Secretary of Health
    Vice-Chair:  Devon Dodson, designee of Secretary of the Environment

    Appointed by Governor to 4-year terms: 

    MDAKelly Love
    MSDEAlicia Mezu
    DHSShawnette Mills
    Caroline Varney-Alvarado
    Gov Office for ChildrenChristina Drushel Williams
    Health care providerBen Gitterman
    Health care provider
    Laura Allen
    Academic institutionKristen Rawlett
    Parent/GuardianJovonne Walker
    EpidemiologistMegan Latshaw
    ToxicologistNse Witherspoon
    MACODianna Abney
    Private industryVACANT
    CEJSCCamille Burke

    Appointed by Senate President:  Guy J. Guzzone

    Appointed by House Speaker:  VACANT

    Staff:   Eamon Flynn (MDH)

    Interested in applying for a position with CEHPAC? 

    Please email Cliff Mitchell (cliff.mitchell@maryland.gov) and visit the Governor's Appointments Office website at https://govappointments.maryland.gov/.

    For More Information:

    Attn:  Clifford S. Mitchell, MS, MD, MPH
    ​201 W. Preston Street, Room 327
    Baltimore, MD  21201-2301
    (410) 767-6234

    2022 CEHPAC Meetings

    All meetings are virtual and open to the public. Members of the public will be given the opportunity to provde their comments at the end of each meeting.

    Wednesday, January 26 · 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Video call link: https://meet.google.com/tpy-kdwq-iuu
    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 304-945-3601‬ PIN: ‪380 217 986‬#

    Tuesday, February 15 · 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Video call link: https://meet.google.com/jyu-jetj-cnm
    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 520-777-1215‬ PIN: ‪862 444 696‬#
    Joint meeting with CEJSC. Materials will be posted at: https://mde.maryland.gov/cejsc

    Wednesday, April 20 · 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Video call link: https://meet.google.com/pkk-oxaj-sri
    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 224-572-8028‬ PIN: ‪889 531 852‬#

    Monday, June 13, 2022 · 3:00 – 4:30pm
    Video call link: https://meet.google.com/rtg-rppk-tyq
    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 203-687-4715‬ PIN: ‪434 224 276‬#

    Monday, September 12, 2022 · 3:00 – 4:30pm
    Video call link: https://meet.google.com/qpm-oawo-vtg
    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 347-389-1021‬ PIN: ‪974 506 681‬#

    Wednesday, October 19, 2022 · 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Video call link: https://meet.google.com/iyd-zgpb-frq
    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 413-418-0772‬ PIN: ‪867 367 610‬#

    Tuesday, December 6, 2022 · 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Video call link: https://meet.google.com/jyu-jetj-cnm​
    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 520-777-1215‬ PIN: ‪862 444 696‬#
    Joint meeting with CEJSC. Materials will be posted at: https://mde.maryland.gov/cejsc


    Maryland State Department of Education Resources on Digital Devices in the Classroom