Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission

History, Charge and Term

The Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission (LPPC) was created by statute in 1994 (Chapter 114, Acts of 1994). The Commission studies and collects information on the effectiveness of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program and current risk reduction treatments in reducing exposure to lead as well as risk ​and liability issues including availability of insurance.​ (Environment Article, Secs. 6-801, 6-848).  The Commission consists of nineteen members w​ho serve four-year terms. Seventeen of these, including the chair, are appointed b​​​​y the Governor. One is a member of the Senate named by the Senate President and one is a delegate chosen by the House Speaker. (Environment Article, Secs. 6-807 through 6-810).  Use the following link to access Maryland statutes:  Maryland General Assembly - Laws - Statutes

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Awards and Recognitions
Yearly, the Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission will aim to recognize excellence, innovation, and leadership from within the Lead Poisoning Prevention community.  Candidates in the below listed categories can be nominated for any of the three awards or recognitions listed below. If you have anyone you would like to nominate for an award and recognition, please click the link to the Nomination Form in order to fill out and submit the form no later than Friday, 09/16/22.

09/16/22 Nomination submittals due
09/23/22 Votes due to select recipients from list of submitted nominees
10/06/22 Announce award and recognition recipients

•Local Health Departments (Excellence in screening, lead poisoning prevention and lead case management efforts, also education to the public)
•Child Care Providers (excellence in lead poisoning efforts, including outreach and education to parents)
•Health Care Practitioners (high lead screening rates, excellence in lead poisoning prevention efforts, including outreach and education to parents)
•Public (businesses, individuals, agencies) (efforts over long period of time supporting lead poisoning prevention in any area including screening, housing, health care, legislation, advocacy)

•Outstanding Child Health/Environmental Advocate Award
•Outstanding Advocate Award
•Special Recognition Award

Meeting Material for 10/06/22

​​Coming Soon

Virtual recurring meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month from 9:30-11:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted in the "Dates" document above.

  • Google Meet Lin​k (video conferencing)
  • Dial In Voice Phone Number (Voice Access Only):  (‪US‬) ‪+1 347-947-6647‬​
  • PIN: ‪537 749 227#


Meetings are currently virtual but when the Commission opens up for hybrid meetings, If you plan to attend in person, please confirm your attendance with Wendy Phillips or 410-537-3305.


For in person meetings, please park on the blue lot unless a special request for accommodations is made at least 72 hours in advance to Wendy Phillips​.

​ ​Contacts​​​  

  • Paula Montgomery, Commissioner, 410-537-3317
  • Wendy Phillips, Staff Member, 410-537-3305​
  • Lead Rental Number toll free in Maryland 800-776-2706  or fax 410-537-3156
  • Address:  1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore MD 21230

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