IEHA Award Applications and Nominations

Newcomer of the Year: Award to recognize an outstanding environmental health professional with two years or less experience in the field.

Sanitarian of the Year: Award to recognize a professional that serves as a role model for all members.

Tom Chojnacki NEHA Annual Educational Conference Stipend Award : Award to recognize a member of IEHA who aspires to the professionalism that Tom Chojnacki modeled and promoted throughout his environmental health.

Membership benefits:

  • Educational opportunities through association sponsored conferences.
  • Continuing education units (CEU) towards licensing requirements by conference attendance.
  • Networking opportunities with other professionals in regulatory agencies and industry.
  • IEHA quarterly newsletter, highlighting the most recent and relevant environmental health, professional, and organizational news.
  • Training stipends that are awarded annually to candidates actively pursuing a degree in environmental health academic programs.
  • Awards by peers for excellence or special recognition in the field of environmental health.
  • Access to employment opportunities.
  • Access to the IEHA Special Members Only Forum section of the web site.
2024 Membership Form


The Illinois Environmental Health Association will work to advance the Environmental Health Profession and promote sound environmental health practices throughout the State of Illinois.



IEHA maintains a permanent business office which is open
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, excluding holidays. 
Please contact us should you have any questions about membership, conference registration, licensing, awards, or

require any further assistance.

Office Manager: Heather Anderson

Address: Illinois Environmental Health Association
P.O. Box 164, Wauconda, IL 60084
Phone: 847-886-7008
Email: [email protected]