Oct 18 -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking nominations for technical experts to serve on its Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), a federal advisory committee to the Office of Research and Development (ORD). Nominations should be submitted by November 12, 2021.
The BOSC is a chartered Federal Advisory Committee established by the EPA to provide independent scientific and technical peer review, advice, consultation, and recommendations about ORD. The BOSC is comprised of an Executive Committee and one or more supporting subcommittee(s). Potential subcommittee focuses are: Social and Community Science, and Climate Change.
Members of the BOSC constitute a distinguished body of non-EPA scientists, engineers, and economists who are experts in their respective fields. EPA will consider nominees from industry, business, public and private research institutes or organizations, academia, government (federal, state, local, and tribal) and non-government organizations, and other relevant interest areas. Members are appointed by the EPA Administrator to serve as Special Government Employees and provide independent expert advice to the agency for a term of up to six years.
EPA ORD webpage: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-research-and-development-ord
BOSC webpage: https://www.epa.gov/bosc
FR notice inviting nominations: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/10/18/2021-22581/request-for-nominations-of-experts-to-the-epa-office-of-research-and-developments-board-of