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David Williams (Chair)

Dave Williams first began studying environmental issues 40 years ago and holds degrees/graduate certificates in environmental science, legal studies, management, environmental affairs and hazardous material/waste management.

During the 1990s, Mr. Williams help develop and directed an Associate in Environmental Science Program at Quincy College, and then was Executive Director of the Center for Technology and Health at Quincy College for two years before moving to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in 2000. 

For his first 5 years at MDPH, Mr. Williams was the lead analyst for the department on Cape Cod monitoring exposure opportunities to the extensive groundwater contamination that occurred from historical activities at the Massachusetts Military Reservation.

Currently Mr. Williams is a Senior Environmental Analyst for the Bureau of Environmental Health, Community Sanitation Program.  Dave focuses on recreational camps for children, medical waste, farm labor camps and burial & cremation issues among numerous other topics involving the State Sanitary Code.

Since 1995, Mr. Williams has served as a gubernatorial appointee to the Toxic Use Reduction Science Advisory Board where he currently serves as chair.

Dave continues to teach, including Environmental Science; Health, Safety and Environmental Affairs, and other elective biology courses at Curry College where he has been a Lecturer in Science since 1997. He is a single parent to a 17 year old and resides in Stoughton.