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John McVeigh, MBA, CHO, RS

Director of Public Health,

Randolph Board of Health

Randolph Massachusetts 02368


Mr. John McVeigh holds a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Massachusetts At Amherst, and a Master of Business from Framingham State College Massachusetts.. Mr. McVeigh has been working in the public health field for 15 years. He has worked both in the laboratory for the State Department of Public Health and the local community level. He is a Certified Health Officer and a Registered Sanitarian both with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Recently he was appointed by the Governor of Massachusetts to the State Board of Registered Sanitarians which oversees policy and licensure. Currently he is the Director of Public Health with the Town of Randolph Massachusetts for the last 5 years. Currently he is the Unit Leader for the Randolph area Medical Reserve Corps, run under the auspices of Federal Department of Health and Human Services, Surgeon Generals Office. When he is not at work, he enjoys music recording, sports and spending quality time with his family.

Leadership development opportunities:

The EPHLI provided a tremendous personal growth experience. The self self assessments (MTBI, Skillscope, CSI) was useful in negoiating my precieved strenghth and weaknesses. I am particularly impressed with the systems thinking methodology and found it a useful innovative way to find solutions and discover impasses to problems. The work at the numerous sessions helped tremendously in learning the many methods in solving complex environmental problems in terms of : assessment, policy and solutions. The interaction with prospective leadership fellows was invaluable in learning different prespectives on environmental problems and solutions. I was particularly impressed with the session staff which allowed for a well organized process and pleasant experience. The many lecturers had great command of their subject area and were leaders in their field. They engaged the groups at our various sessions and challenged our present way of thinking and problem solving. I am very grateful for the opportunity to study and participate in the EPHLI .