Chris Russell

Position: Specialist Environmental Health Officer, Interior Health

Biography: Chris has been an environmental health officer with the Interior Health Authority since 2008. In that time he has worked across many program areas. Currently, he is a program specialist on Interior Health’s small drinking water system team. He also completed a six month secondment this year with the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health, where he had the opportunity to make many new friends and support environmental health practice across Canada. He lives and works in Vernon, BC with his wife (also an EHO) and their three year old son (not surprisingly, an avid hand washer).