Bob (Robert) G. Vincent, MPA

Bob_VincentBob Vincent is currently an Environmental Administrator with Florida’s Department of Health (DOH). He has enjoyed serving in this position since 2003. He manages the DOH programs for Healthy Marine Beaches, Safe Drinking Water, Water Well Surveillance, and Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Places.

Mr. Vincent has accumulated 40 years of experience with DOH while working at local health departments, regional offices and headquarters. His public service includes administration of and environmental public health field work in areas such as public swimming pools and bathing places, drinking water, food sanitation, onsite sewage, group care, zoonotic vectors, contaminated water well surveillance, epidemiology, and emergency preparedness and disaster response.

Mr. Vincent is a Registered Sanitarian and is the Registration Board Chair for the Florida Environmental Health Association. He is also a member of the National Environmental Health Association, and serves as Co-Chair & Technical Advisor for the Water Quality section. He is a board member with the Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and an NSF International-ANSI Joint Committee member for Recreational Water Facilities Standard 50. In past years, he also had the pleasure to serve on several advisory boards and technical committees, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Drinking Water Advisory Council, the Association of State and Territorial Health Official’s Safe Water Work Group, and the Florida Governor’s Gulf of Mexico Alliance Water Quality/Pathogens Work Group.

Mr. Vincent earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Central Florida and a Masters of Public Administration degree from Florida State University.

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Bob G. Vincent, MPA, is an Environmental Administrator in the Florida Department of Health. He manages Department of Health programs for Healthy Marine Beaches, Safe Drinking Water, Water Well Surveillance, and Public Pools and Bathing Places.