France Lemieux, MCE, works with Health Canada, currently serving as Head of the Materials and Treatment Section of the Water, Air and Climate Change Bureau. She manages a team of scientists and engineers who develop the analytical methods and treatment criteria for the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality. Lemieux has experience in toxicology and drinking water treatment and participates on a number of standards committees relating to materials in contact with drinking water and plumbing products. She co-published “Challenges in Addressing Variability of Lead in Domestic Plumbing, Water Science and Technology: Water Supply” in 2010. She is a member of both the American Water Works Association and the International Water Association and has 23+ years of public health experience. Lemieux earned a master’s degree in civil engineering (water resources) from Norwich University and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Queen’s University.