Our Director Awarded WSPHA Tom Drummey Memorial Award
We are pleased to announce that during last week’s Washington State Public Health Association “Joint Conference on Health”, our director Vic Colman was awarded the Tom Drummey Memorial Award. Vic was presented the award on Monday, October 15th for his contributions toward advancing public health in Washington State, including his accomplishments as director of the Childhood Obesity Prevention Coalition.
In addition to his work with COPC, Vic worked thirteen years in public health policy and prevention in California both for non-profits and county governments. He moved to Washington State in 1997 and served in various legislative and policy advisor roles at the Washington State Department of Health from 1999 – 2007. He is currently President of Uncommon Solutions, Inc., a health policy consultant firm based in Olympia, WA.
Vic celebrated receiving the award with his wife Kathy (pictured left).