EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB)

2017 Nominations for Membership on the Science Advisory Board (SAB) Drinking Water Committee

EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):Thomas Carpenter
202-564-4885
carpenter.thomas@epa.gov
Responsible Committee/Panel:Drinking Water Committee

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BACKGROUND
The SAB is a chartered Federal Advisory Committee, established in 1978, under the authority of the Environmental Research, Development and Demonstration Authorization Act (ERDDAA), codified at 42 U.S.C. 4365, to provide independent scientific and technical peer review, consultation, advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on the scientific bases for EPA’s actions and programs. Members of the SAB constitute distinguished bodies of non-EPA scientists, engineers, economists, and behavioral and social scientists who are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their respective fields. Members are appointed by the EPA Administrator for a three-year term and serve as Special Government Employees who provide independent expert advice to the agency.

The SAB Drinking Water Committee (DWC) provides advice on the scientific and technical aspects of EPA’s national drinking water program. The SAB Staff Office is seeking nominations of experts with experience on drinking water issues. Members should have expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: environmental engineering; epidemiology; microbiology; public health; uncertainty analysis; and risk assessment.