Newsmaker Jayme Graham
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
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.”
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Trib real estate writer Spatter ‘worked right to the end’
- Pittsburgh councilwoman proposes rules for protecting dogs from extreme weather
- Pa. Medicaid growth in tug of war between departing Governor Corbett, incoming Wolf
- Newsmaker: Irene H. Frieze
- Ambridge police chief went undercover in attempt to catch person who robbed 2 people at knifepoint
- No federal funds to help enforce Pa. ban on texting by drivers
- Allegheny County Council wants to hike members’ $3K expense accounts
- Defying the odds makes this Thanksgiving particularly poignant
- Iraqi family, torn apart for opposing Saddam, reunites in Pittsburgh
- Brentwood police chief to get nearly $200K as part of settlement agreement with borough
- U.S. Steel to relocate corporate headquarters on former Civic Arena site