Why join OEHA?

Membership with the OEHA entitles you to a wide variety of benefits ranging from professional development and continuing education to discounts, networking and representation.  Whether you are a student, work for a government agency or private industry, OEHA brings like-minded professionals together.  Regardless of your focus; water quality, food safety, waste water, air quality, preparedness or climate change, OEHA offers benefits and services to educate, promote and protect our profession and the environment.

  • Strengthen the collective voice of Environmental Heath

  • Professional Development & networks

  • Continuing Education

  • Conference Discounts                  

  • Scholarships supporting college students in EH

  • Collaborate with other EH organizations

  • Legislation/Lobby

  • Keep up to date on local, state and national EH issues via newsletters, workshops and affiliations

  • Discounted membership fee for first-year members

The True Value of Membership

Participating in OEHA helps build the collective voice needed to better advocate and promote the Environmental Health industry.  The association also provides a pathway for which to lobby, introduce legislation and support and protect Environmental Health and its practitioners.

Through OEHA we can work toward increasing professional recognition, developing the future workforce and increasing wages.  Together we can ensure the future of our profession, make a difference for you, the environment and our communities.

To Become a Member of OEHA:

Within OEHA, there are four classes of membership with voting privileges, which are; Active, Associate, Life and Retired memberships. In addition, there are four classes of non-voting memberships; Student, Honorary, Sustaining, and Agency. An active membership (those who may hold offices and vote) is offered to those in the field of environmental health who have a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent units, in the physical, biological or environmental health sciences. The cost for an active membership is $35.00 annually.

OEHA Membership Application