Category Archives: Awards

Nominations for NCEHSA 2020 Supervisor of the Year

Please consider nominating a deserving Environmental Health Supervisor for the “2020 Supervisor of the Year Award.” Applications are due by 5:00 pm, March 13, 2020. Please see attachment for nomination application requirements.

Applications must be:

1. emailed to Mark Phelps at mark.phelps


2. mailed to:

Mark Phelps

Pitt County Environmental Health

1717 W. 5th Street

Greenville, NC 27834-1696

The award will be presented at the NCEHSA Awards Banquet during the Annual Spring Meeting scheduled for April 22-24, 2020. Please consider taking time to nominate a deserving person in your county.


Mark Phelps, REHS

Environmental Health Director

Pitt County Health Department

2020 SOY Award Instructions.doc

Richard Dideriksen Award 2020 – Call for Nominations


The North Carolina Environmental Health Supervisor’s Association (NCEHSA) is accepting nominations for this prestigious award.

Attached you will find a description of the Richard R. Dideriksen Award and the nomination form.

  • Nominations are not limited to persons employed in the environmental health profession.
  • Nominations will be accepted for any health professional in the public health field who is employed by a local health department, district, or state agency of North Carolina, who has made significant contributions in the design, development, and implementation of programs that enhance and improve public health practice
  • The award will be presented at the Spring Meeting of the NCEHSA.
  • For more information please visit –
  • Nominations must be received by Monday, March 10th.

Send nominations to:

Stephen Graham

Mecklenburg County Health Department

3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 8000

Charlotte, NC 28208

Or via email to Stephen.Graham@MecklenburgCountyNC.Gov

Please consider nominating a deserving public health professional for this prestigious award.


Stephen E. Graham, REHS

Environmental Health Manager

Food & Facilities Sanitation Program

Mecklenburg County Public Health

Office: 980-314-1634 , Cell: 704-507-6816


Valerie C. Woodard Center (VCW),

3205 Freedom Drive Suite 8000,

Charlotte, NC 28208.


Richard R Dideriksen Award Nomination Packet.doc

Conference Spring Awards, 2019

Congratulations go to:

Mark Phelps, Pitt County Health Department, NC for winning the Supervisor of the Year award.

Terri Ritter, DHHS for winning the Richard Dideriksen award.

Both are very deserving individuals for these prestigious awards that recognize professionals from North Carolina for their passionate environmental health service to others.