About the Environmental Appeals Board
|Environmental Appeals Judges, Board Counsel and Staff
The EAB currently consists of four Environmental Appeals Judges appointed by the Administrator:
Judge Randolph L. Hill served most recently as Acting Director and Deputy Director of EPA’s Office of Wastewater Management. Prior to joining the Office of Water, he served as Deputy Director of EPA's Office of Civil Enforcement, Assistant General Counsel in the Water Law Office of the Office of General Counsel, and a number of other management and legal positions at EPA. He has taught environmental law courses at Tulane University School of Law and the Vermont Law School.
Judge Kathie A. Stein served as Director of EPA's RCRA and Air Enforcement divisions within the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance and as Acting Regional Counsel for EPA Region III. Before joining EPA, she held positions with the U.S. Department of Justice, the Environmental Defense Fund, and the Maryland Attorney General's Office, and engaged in the private practice of law.
Counsel to the Board: Currently seven experienced attorneys serve as counsel to the Board: Nivea Berrios, Susan E. Gardinier, David R. Heckler, Suzanne Krolikowski, Ammie Roseman-Orr, Michelle A. Wenisch, and Stephanie Yu. Counsel assist the Board in reviewing the administrative record, analyzing applicable law and Agency policy, and preparing formal written opinions. They are available to answer questions from litigants and the general public about the appeals process.
Administrative Staff: Clerk of the Board, Eurika Durr; Secretary, Annette Duncan.