Ed Kalas, R.E.H.S., MPH
Shawnee County Health Agency
Ed serves as the Environmental/Consumer Protection Division Manager of the Shawnee County Health Agency,
Ed has a BA in English from
Leadership Development Opportunities
The personality assessments and systems thinking assignments were, for me, what made the Institute the most worthwhile. Knowing more about who I apparently am and how others may view me was very enlightening. And, even though, I’ve always considered myself a “big picture” thinker, learning how to label processes and having a logical progression of how to think about a problem are amazingly helpful.
Of course, a common experience like this institute brings people together in a way that doesn’t happen very often. Knowing that professionals like this year’s group of scholars think about public health, especially environmental health, the same way I do is comforting and motivating.