Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board Membership, 19330 [2014-07810]

Download as PDF 19330 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 8, 2014 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9909–22–ORD] Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board Membership Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice Soliciting Nominations for Membership. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to its Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board (ELAB). The ELAB is a multistakeholder federal advisory committee that provides independent advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator, Science Advisor, and Forum on Environmental Measurements (FEM) about cross-agency environmental measurement issues that enhance EPA’s existing capabilities, and facilitate the operation and expansion of national environmental measurement accreditation. This notice solicits nominations to fill five–six (5–6) new vacancies. To maintain diverse representation, nominees will be selected from the following stakeholder work force sectors: • Academia • Business and industry • Environmental laboratory commercial, municipal, small, other • Environmental laboratory suppliers of services • State and local Government agencies • Tribal governments and indigenous groups • Trade associations Within these sectors, EPA is seeking nominees with knowledge in methods development; performance of environmental measurements; regulatory programs; quality systems; and environmental accreditation. To facilitate a diverse candidate pool, the agency encourages nominations of women and men of all racial and ethnic groups. All nominations will be fully considered. Any interested person or organization may nominate qualified persons to be considered for appointment to this advisory committee. Individuals may self-nominate. Nominees should possess the following qualifications: • Demonstrated experience with environmental measurement programs and environmental accreditation; • Willingness to commit time to the committee, and demonstrated ability to work constructively and effectively on committees; mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Apr 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and consensusbuilding skills; and • Ability to serve a 2-year appointment and volunteer approximately 5—7 hours per month to support the Board’s activities. DATES: Nominations should be received by April 18, 2014. How to Submit Nominations: Nominations can be submitted in electronic format (preferred) to Ms. Lara P. Phelps, Designated Federal Officer, US EPA, MC E243–05, 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, or email to phelps.lara@epa.gov and should be received by April 18, 2014 for October 2014 appointment. To be considered, all nomination packages should include: • Current contact information for the nominee, including the nominee’s name, organization (and position within that organization), current business address, email address, and daytime telephone number. • Brief statement describing the nominee’s interest in serving on the ELAB. • Resume describing the professional and educational qualifications of the nominee, including a list of relevant activities, and any current or previous service on advisory committees. • Letter(s) of recommendation from a third party supporting the nomination. For further questions regarding this notice, please contact Lara P. Phelps at (919) 541–5544 or phelps.lara@epa.gov. Dated: April 1, 2014. Glenn Paulson, EPA Science Advisor. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9909-22-ORD]


Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board Membership

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice Soliciting Nominations for Membership.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations 
from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered for 
appointment to its Environmental Laboratory Advisory Board (ELAB). The 
ELAB is a multi-stakeholder federal advisory committee that provides 
independent advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator, 
Science Advisor, and Forum on Environmental Measurements (FEM) about 
cross-agency environmental measurement issues that enhance EPA's 
existing capabilities, and facilitate the operation and expansion of 
national environmental measurement accreditation.
    This notice solicits nominations to fill five-six (5-6) new 
vacancies. To maintain diverse representation, nominees will be 
selected from the following stakeholder work force sectors:

 Academia
 Business and industry
 Environmental laboratory commercial, municipal, small, other
 Environmental laboratory suppliers of services
 State and local Government agencies
 Tribal governments and indigenous groups
 Trade associations

    Within these sectors, EPA is seeking nominees with knowledge in 
methods development; performance of environmental measurements; 
regulatory programs; quality systems; and environmental accreditation. 
To facilitate a diverse candidate pool, the agency encourages 
nominations of women and men of all racial and ethnic groups. All 
nominations will be fully considered.
    Any interested person or organization may nominate qualified 
persons to be considered for appointment to this advisory committee. 
Individuals may self-nominate. Nominees should possess the following 
qualifications:
     Demonstrated experience with environmental measurement 
programs and environmental accreditation;
     Willingness to commit time to the committee, and 
demonstrated ability to work constructively and effectively on 
committees;
     Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, 
and consensus-building skills; and
     Ability to serve a 2-year appointment and volunteer 
approximately 5--7 hours per month to support the Board's activities.

DATES: Nominations should be received by April 18, 2014.
    How to Submit Nominations: Nominations can be submitted in 
electronic format (preferred) to Ms. Lara P. Phelps, Designated Federal 
Officer, US EPA, MC E243-05, 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research 
Triangle Park, NC 27709, or email to phelps.lara@epa.gov and should be 
received by April 18, 2014 for October 2014 appointment. To be 
considered, all nomination packages should include:
     Current contact information for the nominee, including the 
nominee's name, organization (and position within that organization), 
current business address, email address, and daytime telephone number.
     Brief statement describing the nominee's interest in 
serving on the ELAB.
     Resume describing the professional and educational 
qualifications of the nominee, including a list of relevant activities, 
and any current or previous service on advisory committees.
     Letter(s) of recommendation from a third party supporting 
the nomination.
    For further questions regarding this notice, please contact Lara P. 
Phelps at (919) 541-5544 or phelps.lara@epa.gov.

    Dated: April 1, 2014.
Glenn Paulson,
EPA Science Advisor.
[FR Doc. 2014-07810 Filed 4-7-14; 8:45 am]
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