Whitman Appoints Two More Regional Administrators

Sept. 18, 2001
EPA Administrator Christie Whitman appointed administrators for the Midwest/Great Plains region and the Pacific Northwest region.

EPA Administrator Christie Whitman appointed administrators for two agency regions: James B. Gulliford for Region 7, the Midwest/Great Plains region; and L. John Iani, for Region 10, the Pacific Northwest region.

"EPA is fortunate to have the leadership of such experienced environmental professionals," said Whitman. "They bring a wealth of knowledge about agency programs and relationships with the states, which will be critical in developing more progressive approaches to protecting the environment and public health."

Gulliford will be responsible for managing agency programs in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. He has been the director of the Division of Soil Conservation in the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

since 1986. Gulliford served in a similar capacity, as the director of the Iowa Department of Soil Conservation from1982-86. Gulliford, a resident of West Des Moines, Iowa, holds a bachelor''s degree and a master''s degree in Forestry Economics and Marketing from Iowa State University.

Iani will manage agency programs in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Since 1993, Iani has served as vice president for corporate affairs and general counsel for UniSea, Inc., one of the nation''s largest seafood companies, in Redmond, Wash. Between 1990 and 1993 he served as president of the Pacific Seafood Processors Association, and from 1985 until 1990, Iani practiced law at Bogle and Gates firm in Seattle, Wash. He also worked as a legislative aide to Senator Frank Murkowski and U.S. Representative Don Young. Iani, a resident of Mercer Island, Wash., is an alumnus of Occidental College and the Seattle University School of Law.

by Virginia Foran

About the Author

EHS Today Staff

EHS Today's editorial staff includes:

Dave Blanchard, Editor-in-Chief: During his career Dave has led the editorial management of many of Endeavor Business Media's best-known brands, including IndustryWeekEHS Today, Material Handling & LogisticsLogistics Today, Supply Chain Technology News, and Business Finance. In addition, he serves as senior content director of the annual Safety Leadership Conference. With over 30 years of B2B media experience, Dave literally wrote the book on supply chain management, Supply Chain Management Best Practices (John Wiley & Sons, 2021), which has been translated into several languages and is currently in its third edition. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at major trade shows and conferences, and has won numerous awards for writing and editing. He is a voting member of the jury of the Logistics Hall of Fame, and is a graduate of Northern Illinois University.

Adrienne Selko, Senior Editor: In addition to her roles with EHS Today and the Safety Leadership Conference, Adrienne is also a senior editor at IndustryWeek and has written about many topics, with her current focus on workforce development strategies. She is also a senior editor at Material Handling & Logistics. Previously she was in corporate communications at a medical manufacturing company as well as a large regional bank. She is the author of Do I Have to Wear Garlic Around My Neck?, which made the Cleveland Plain Dealer's best sellers list.

Nicole Stempak, Managing Editor:  Nicole Stempak is managing editor of EHS Today and conference content manager of the Safety Leadership Conference.

Sponsored Recommendations

Free Webinar: ISO 45001 – A Commitment to Occupational Health, Safety & Personal Wellness

May 30, 2024
Secure a safer and more productive workplace using proven Management Systems ISO 45001 and ISO 45003.

ISO 45003 – Psychological Health and Safety at Work

May 30, 2024
ISO 45003 offers a comprehensive framework to expand your existing occupational health and safety program, helping you mitigate psychosocial risks and promote overall employee...

DH Pace, national door and dock provider, reduces TRIR and claims with EHS solution

May 29, 2024
Find out how DH Pace moved from paper/email/excel to an EHS platform, changing their culture. They reduced TRIR from 4.8 to 1.46 and improved their ability to bid on and win contracts...

Case Study: Improve TRIR from 4+ to 1 with EHS Solution and Safety Training

May 29, 2024
Safety training and EHS solutions improve TRIR for Complete Mechanical Services, leading to increased business. Moving incidents, training, and other EHS procedures into the digital...

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of EHS Today, create an account today!