EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB)

FY2020 Nominations for Science Advisory Board (SAB) Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee Membership

EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):Suhair Shallal
Responsible Committee/Panel:Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee

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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 Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee (CAAC) provides advice through the chartered SAB regarding selected toxicological reviews of environmental chemicals. The SAB Staff Office invites the nomination of scientists with experience in chemical assessments and expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: toxicology, including, developmental/reproductive toxicology, and inhalation toxicology; carcinogenesis; biostatistics; modeling; uncertainty analysis; epidemiology and risk assessment.