The purpose of the Community Engagement Core (CEC) Stakeholder Advisory Board is to:

  • Advise the CEC on how best to foster bi-directional interaction between the EHSC investigators and stakeholders; and
  • Advocate on behalf of the CEC to assist in translation of research on issues of prevention, policy making and environmental public health.


Current Board Members

Lisa Arkin – Executive Director, Beyond Toxics       

Lisa has served as Executive Director for Beyond Toxics since 2005. Prior work included thirteen years as an educator and associate professor at both Stanford University and University of Oregon.  

Community: Environmental justice community in West Eugene, OR; Urban, rural and low income communities

Environmental Health Concerns: Air quality and children’s health, chemical drift, pesticides, industrial pollutants


Curtis Cude – Interim Section Manager, Research and Education Services, Center for Health Protection, Oregon Health Authority     



Michael Heumann  HeumannHealth Consulting

Michael has been an Independent Consultant in Environmental and Occupational Public Health and Preparedness since 2011.  He provides consultation and assistance in the areas of Epidemiology, Environmental Health, Occupational Health, public health implications of climate change, Disaster Epidemiology, and community health impact assessment.

Annette Mills - Corvallis Sustainability Coalition

Annette is co-founder of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition and has been leading the Coalition since its formation in 2007. She has been a community organizer/educator for more than 40 years, and is currently the Facilitator/Director for the Coalition.

Community: Corvallis community members and local non-profits/businesses/governments/schools and faith communities

Environmental Health Concerns: Air quality, water quality/quantity, community food systems