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Jayme Graham, 55, has been elected to the board of directors of the Air and Waste Management Association. Graham has worked for the Allegheny County Health Department’s Air Quality Program for more than 32 years.

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Noteworthy: Jayme Graham has been elected to the board of directors of the Air and Waste Management Association. The group is based in Pittsburgh and has 5,500 members in 57 countries.

Residence: Baldwin Borough

Family: Graham is one of seven children and a life-long Baldwin Borough resident

Age: 55

Occupation: Manager of the Air Quality Planning Section of the Allegheny County Health Department.

Background: Graham has worked for the health department for more than 32 years, hired right after college to complete an 18-month research project that turned into a career. The monitoring of air quality in Allegheny she started then continues to this day. In 1994, she traveled to the Czech Republic to share expertise on monitoring air quality.

Education: Graduated in 1980 with a bachelor's of science in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

Quote: “It's a puzzle. And I love puzzles. It's a matter of how to best protect the air while allowing for industrial growth.”

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