Ask Nancy

School Environmental Health and Safety Program Manager
Washington State Department of Health

Nancy Bernard, REHS, manages the WSDOH Indoor Air Quality and School Environmental Health and Safety Programs, providing technical assistance, resources, and training for local health jurisdiction and K-12 school staff. Areas addressed include IAQ, asthma triggers, integrated pest management, noise control, lighting, communicable and zoonotic diseases, cleaning, disinfection, playgrounds, lab, art, and shop safety, hazardous materials, and school design. She has a MPH in Environmental Health Sciences from Tulane University, a BS in Environmental Health and a BA in Health Education from the University of Washington, and has served on the Lake Washington School District Board of Directors since 1997.  Additionally Nancy taught hands-on science at Faith Lutheran School in Redmond for 5 years and for 3 years at the Bear Creek School.


Ask Nancy: August 2017 – Air Quality

Ask Nancy: August 2017 – Air Quality

For August, our focus is on the issue of Air Quality in our community and around our schools. So, for this month's Ask Nancy, we look at questions about air quality from members around the State of Washington. Question: With the smoke-weather drifting down...

read more

Have a question for Nancy?

Complete the form below, and we’ll do our best to have Nancy address your question.

  • Choose the topic (or topics) of your question.