Richard "Dick" Colvin, President, Medical Cleaning Specialists, Springfield, Ohio, is a member of IEHA – having earned both CEH and REH credentials – and was certified in 2005 as a Journeyman Textile Cleaner by IICRC.
Mr. Colvin served as past president of the Columbus, Ohio-based Ohio Hospital Association’s Society of Directors of Environmental Services and later was elected president of the Association’s Service Society which included Sterile Services, Central Supply, and Environmental Services. Dick was president of the Clark County Ohio (Combined Health District) Board of Health, and is the former Director of Environmental Services and Hazardous Materials at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Colvin participated with the Ohio EPA to help draft Ohio's Infectious Waste Regulations. He has a master’s degree in Business Administration, among other qualifications.