Summit County Environmental Health Scientist awarded for progressive work

Nathan Brooks receives Reed S. Roberts Award from Utah Environmental Health Association

Summit County, Utah (Oct. 3, 2017) — Nathan Brooks, an Environmental Health Scientist at the Summit County Health Department was honored by the Utah Environmental Health Association (UEHA) last week for his works and achievements in environmental health.

The Reed S. Roberts Award is given to an active member of UEHA who has served in the environmental health profession for more than five years and is chosen by environmental health professionals from a pool of candidates across the state. In his seven years at the Summit County Health Department, Brooks has implemented progressive changes as the Certified Water Lab Manager and helped to grow the county’s wastewater and pool inspection programs. As a result, Summit County is now counted among the leaders of wastewater policy across the nation. Brooks has been instrumental in implementing innovative solutions to difficult problems within Summit County in an effort to provide the highest level of environmental protection.

“We are extremely proud of Nate and the groundbreaking work he has undertaken at the Summit County Health Department,” Environmental Health Director, Phil Bondurant said. Bondurant was also honored as the outgoing UEHA President. “Nate is a great example of the quality employees we have in the County and especially the Health Department. His efforts have helped Environmental Health be successful in many different programs. This award is well deserved.”

Brooks, a North Summit High School alumnus and Henefer native, graduated from Weber State University with a bachelors degree in Biology. He also serves as the North Summit Recreation Director and enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

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Media Contact
Derek Siddoway
Public Information Officer – Summit County Health Department
dsiddoway@summitcounty.org
435-333-1503

2017-10-02T18:56:32+00:00

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