Mary Lamielle

Founder and Executive Director
National Center for Environmental Health Strategies


Mary Lamielle is a nationally recognized educator and advocate on behalf of people impacted by chemical and environmental exposures. She is founder and executive director of the National Center for Environmental Health Strategies. For over three decades she has worked to protect the public health and improve the lives of people disabled with environmental sensitivities. Credited with many landmark accomplishments, Mary has worked to eliminate hazardous exposures and promote safer alternatives, and to address the health, medical, and disability access needs of health affected populations. She has served on dozens of federal and state panels and advisory committees. She has written and presented on many topics including indoor environmental quality (IEQ), healthy housing, pesticides, disability access, emergency preparedness, and the needs of people disabled by chemical and environmental exposures. Mary is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2010 US EPA Region 2 Environmental Quality Award, the 2011 New Jersey Governor's Jefferson Award for Public Service, and the 2012 Camden County, New Jersey Martin Luther King Freedom Medal.