NEHA invites individuals to submit their interest in a variety of voluntary positions, including:
- Technical Advisor
- Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Environmental Health (JEH)
- Credential Exam Reviewer
Appointment is made for one year by the NEHA President in consultation and with input from the NEHA board, NEHA staff and NEHA members. Must be a member. Technical Advisors provide subject-matter expertise and counsel to the NEHA President, Board, Staff, affiliates, and membership on the latest developments and educational needs of environmental health professionals. Mostly, this takes the form of assisting NEHA’s Education Coordinator in the development and implementation of NEHA’s Annual Education Conference agenda, but it could also be in responding to press inquiries, developing position papers, serving as an expert witness, or speaking on behalf of the association, etc. Time commitment varies by area of expertise.
Scientific manuscripts submitted to the Journal for publication consideration go through a peer review process. Peer reviewers are subject matter experts who provide constructive comments designed to help the author produce a better article, as well as provide direction on the suitability of the manuscript for publication. On average, peer reviewers conduct three to four manuscript reviews a year at the direction of the Journal’s editorial staff.
Note: Current Peer Reviewers need not submit.
Credential Exam Reviewer:
NEHA routinely reviews the relevancy of its credentials. Subject matter experts are needed to conduct a thorough evaluation of job task analyses and exam items/questions to ensure that the credentials are up to date and accurately reflect the profession they represent. Time commitment varies widely. Individual(s) must have an valid NEHA credential.
If you are interested in being considered for a volunteer position with NEHA, please complete the information on the next page.