Christine Schell manages the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Environmental and Public Health Analysis Program. In partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health, Christine coordinates New Jersey’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Program and spearheads the development, implementation and dissemination of data and outreach tools designed to help integrate public health concerns into local and state decision making, planning, and implementation of meaning actions. In addition, Christine’s team developed EJMAP, the beta version of which is currently out for public review, and is involved in efforts to link public health considerations into climate resilience planning.
A 30-year veteran of the Department of Environmental Protection, Christine previously worked in varying capacities for the Department’s Air and Climate Programs, including management, program development, rule writing, planning, and outreach. Christine holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and a Master’s in Public Administration, both from Rutgers University, and is a Certified Public Manager and member of the Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society for Public Administration.