About Us

The Pioneer Valley Healthy Air Network was established by the City of Springfield, the City of Holyoke, the Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts, LiveWell Springfield, ReGreen Springfield, the Earthwatch Institute, and the Yale School of Public Health. Funding for the network was provided by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office’s Environmental Protection Division and the Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Program.

Krystal Pollitt
Assistant Professor
Yale School of Public Health
Sarita Hudson
Director of Programs and Development
Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts
David Bloniarz
President
ReGreen Springfield
Anna Woodruff
Senior Program Manager & Sustainability Specialist
Earthwatch Institute
Dong Gao
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Yale School of Public Health
Samantha Hamilton
Live Well Springfield Manager
Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts
Alexander Sherman
City Forester
City of Springfield
Yoni Glogower
Conservation & Sustainability Director
City of Holyoke
Mahea Heimuli
Undergraduate Student
Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science
Kayla Fennell
Undergraduate Student
Mt. Holyoke College
Ryan Paxton
Board of Health
City of Holyoke