Bethel Man Up For National Environmental Health Award

A YKHC employee is up for the national Indian Health Service Environmental Health Specialist of the Year. Brian Berbube is representing the Alaska region.

He’s worked in Bethel since 2008. Some of his accomplishments include critical response to flooding in Crooked Creek and a new design for of honey bucket hoppers. He’s also investigated lead exposure, and revamped the Water Plant Operator Training Program.

Berube is competing with environment health officers from all around the country.