Roy E. Costa, R.S, M.S (M.B.A)., President of Environ Health Associates, is a Registered Sanitarian with over 30 years of experience in the field of disease prevention, public health and education. Environ Health Associates, Inc., works closely with academia, the food industry, the hospitality industry, institutions, governmental organizations and other related businesses and organizations from farming to retail food operations. In addition to its focus on supply chain food safety the company also conducts training and inspections in environmental health fields such as public swimming pools, waste water and water treatment, and provides infection control services. Mr Costa has been retained in over 50 civil cases involving food borne illness and sanitation.


  • 12 credits. Public Health Core Curriculum, University of South Florida; College of Public Health (1998)
  • M.S., (M.B.A).; Health Services Management), Florida Institute of Technology (1988)
  • B.S. Biological Sciences;, University of Arizona (1976)

Professional Associations

  • Treasurer and Co-Chairman of Membership and Operations Subcommittee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clean Hands Coalition (2003-2005)
  • Statewide Facilitator, Operation FightBAC Florida (1998-2003)
  • President, Florida Environmental Health Association (2000-2001)
  • President, Florida Association for Food Protection (1998-1999)
  • Chairman, Central Florida Environmental Health Association (1994-1996)
  • President, Infection Control Practitioners - Volusia County, Florida (1990-1992)

 Certifications & Registrations

  • Registered Sanitarian
  • Certified Swimming Pool Operator
  • Certified Environmental Health and Safety Instructor
  • Certified ServSafe Trainer/Administrator (also Texas approved)
  • Certified National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Trainer/Administrator
  • Certified Experior Testing Trainer Administrator
  • Certified Trainer Experior Testing/NSF HACCP
  • Certified in HACCP (FDA)
  • Certified HACCP (International HACCP Alliance)
  • Certified PrimusLabs.com Auditor
  • Certified PrimusGFS Auditor
  • Certified Super SafeMark Trainer Food Marketing Institute
  • Sanitary Survey Inspector Fl. Department of Environmental Regulation
  • Certificate of Completion: Water Plant Operator C. State of Florida