Michigan Association of Housing Officials
Spring Seminar Agenda
April 18
, 2019


8:30 AM- Continental Breakfast

Morning Session: 9AM

Topic: UL Labs

Presenter: Richard N. Walke, Senior Regulatory Engineer, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Codes and Advisory Services

Afternoon Session: 1PM

Topic:  Healthy Homes

Presenter: Courtney L. Wisinski, MPH, Community Development Unit Manager for the Healthy Homes Section at MDHHS

The Community Development Unit awards lead hazard control grants to local communities and provides technical assistance and oversight.  In the past, she managed two Healthy Homes University Programs and one Asthma Control through Education and Environment program which have proven to reduce the effects of childhood asthma and unintentional injuries for more than 700 households.  Additionally, Ms. Wisinski is the Healthy Homes Section manager for the newly awarded HUD Lead Hazard Control Technical Study (MiCHILD) which will evaluate the various lead in residential exposure pathways (e.g. paint, dust, soil and water) and the effect on blood lead levels.

Prior to joining MDHHS, Ms. Wisinski was a Project Manager for a national environmental consulting firm coordinating a variety of environmental remediation projects such as indoor air quality and mold assessments. She also performed managed numerous asbestos and lead-based paint assessments and remediation projects as well as Phase I and Phase II environmental Site Assessments.  Ms. Wisinski is well respected for her management capabilities and extensive background in environmental oversight and remediation in residential, commercial and industrial sites.