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Elyse Pivnik

Director of Environmental Health
Isles, Inc.


Elyse Pivnick is a city planner who has worked in the community development field for over 30 years. Fifteen years ago, she established Isles, Inc.’s environmental health initiative and has since managed multiple projects that both assess and improve urban environmental health, particularly addressing the challenge of unhealthy homes in Trenton, New Jersey and nationally. Ms. Pivnick has been a board member of the National Center for Healthy Housing since 2010. Prior to the NCHH appointment, she was a board member of the Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning. Ms. Pivnick has been the director of projects funded by US Environmental Protection Agency, NJ Department of Health, NJ Department of Community Affairs, NJ Department of Human Services, NJ Department of Environmental Protection, City of Trenton, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and other foundations and corporations. She is a certified trainer for the NJ Healthy Homes Training Center, a satellite training center of the National Center for Healthy Housing, She is a co-producer of three environmental health instructional videos funded by NIEHS and EPA targeted for low-income urban residents.