#4 Dr. James Dale, Director Emeritus of Environmental Health for Jefferson County Public Health Department: The Three D’s of Public Health in our Community.

Recently retired Director of Environmental Health for Jefferson County Public Health Department, Dr. Dale possesses deep insight on the health of Golden and its surrounding communities. His educational—and no doubt gregarious—talk will broaden our understanding of illness and disability in our region.Among other distinguished accomplishments, Jim holds a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Masters in Public Health (MPH) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA).

Jim also is a retired, veteran 30-year Air Force Colonel. His final assignment was as Chief of Prevention Operations in the Office of the Air Force Surgeon General at Headquarters Air Force.

In addition to his active participation with Golden’s Planning Commission, Dr. Dale serves on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Public Health Association (CPHA). He also has earned distinguished service awards from the CPHA, Colorado Environmental Health Association, Colorado Professionals in Onsite Wastewater, Leadership Jefferson County and the American Public Health Association.