Notification of Request for Nominations to the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, 27112-27113 [2019-12295]

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Sources in addition to this Federal Register Notice will be utilized in the solicitation of nominees. DATES: Nominations should be submitted in time to arrive no later than Monday, July 15, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit nominations electronically with the subject line NEJAC Membership 2019 to nejac@ epa.gov. You also may submit nominations by mail to: Karen L. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Martin, NEJAC Program Manager, Office of Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, (MC 2202A), Washington, DC 20460. Non-electronic submissions must follow the same format and contain the same information. The Office of Environmental Justice will acknowledge receipt of nominations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen L. Martin, NEJAC Program Manager, U.S. EPA; email: martin.karenl@epa.gov; telephone: (202) 564–0203. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NEJAC is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92– 463. EPA established the NEJAC in 1993 to provide independent consensus advice to the EPA Administrator about a broad range of environmental issues related to environmental justice. The NEJAC conducts business in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and related regulations. The Council consists of 30 members (including a Chairperson and two ViceChairpersons) appointed by EPA’s Administrator. Members serve as nonfederal stakeholders representing: Six (6) from academia, four (4) from business and industry; seven (7) from community based organizations; six (6) from non-governmental/environmental organizations; four (4) from state and local governments; and three (3) from tribal governments and indigenous organizations, of which one member serves as a liaison to the National Tribal Caucus. Members are appointed for one (1), two (2) or three (3)-year terms with the possibility of reappointment for another term. The NEJAC usually meets face-to-face twice a year, generally in the Spring and the Fall. Additionally, members may be asked to participate in teleconference meetings or serve on work groups to develop recommendations, advice letters, and reports to address specific policy issues. The average workload for members is approximately 5 to 8 hours per month. EPA provides reimbursement for travel and other incidental expenses associated with official government business. Nominations: Any interested person and/or organization may nominate qualified individuals for membership. Individuals are encouraged to self nominate. The EPA values and welcomes diversity. In an effort to obtain nominations of diverse candidates, the Agency encourages nominations of women and men of all E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1 khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 11, 2019 / Notices racial and ethnic groups from all geographic locations of the United States of America. All nominations will be fully considered, but applicants need to be aware of the specific representation sought as outlined in the Summary above. In addition, EPA is seeking nominees with knowledge in youth perspectives and youth development; environmental measures and use of LEAN principles; public health/health disparities; community sustainability and resiliency; green jobs and green infrastructure; land use and equitable development; and emerging inclusion of sub-populations such as the homeless, veterans, prisoners, etc. Other criteria used to evaluate nominees will include: • The background and experience that would help members contribute to the diversity of perspectives on the committee (e.g., geographic, economic, social, cultural, educational background, professional affiliations, and other considerations; • demonstrated experience with environmental justice and community sustainability issues at the national, state, or local level; • excellent interpersonal and consensus-building skills; • ability to volunteer time to attend meetings 2–3 times a year, participate in teleconference meetings, attend listening sessions with the Administrator or other senior-level officials, develop policy recommendations to the Administrator, and prepare reports and advice letters; and • willingness to commit time to the committee and demonstrated ability to work constructively and effectively on committees. How to Submit Nominations: Any interested person or organization may nominate qualified persons to be considered for appointment to this advisory committee. Individuals are encouraged to self-nominate. Nominations can be submitted in electronic format (preferred) following the template available at https:// www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/ nominations-nejac. To be considered, all nominations should include: • Current contact information for the nominee/applicant, including the nominee’s/applicant’s name, organization (and position within that organization), current business address, email address, telephone numbers and the stakeholder category position you are interested in. • Brief Statement describing the nominee’s/applicant’s interest in serving on the NEJAC. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Jun 10, 2019 Jkt 247001 • Re´sume´ and a short biography describing the professional and educational qualifications of the nominee, including a list of relevant activities, and any current or previous service on advisory committees. • Brief statements describing experience as it relates to engaging affected communities, understanding environmental justice/relevant issues, consensus building, communication skills and availability. • Letter[s] of recommendation from a third party supporting the nomination. Letter[s] should describe how the nominee’s experience and knowledge will bring value to the work of the NEJAC. Other sources, in addition to this Federal Register notice, may also be utilized in the solicitation of nominees. Dated: May 29, 2019. Matthew Tejada, Director, Office of Environmental Justice. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Notification of Request for Nominations to the National 
Environmental Justice Advisory Council

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Request for Nominations to the National Environmental Justice 
Advisory Council (NEJAC).

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites 
nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be 
considered for appointment to its National Environmental Justice 
Advisory Council (NEJAC). The NEJAC was chartered to provide advice 
regarding broad, cross-cutting issues related to environmental justice. 
This notice solicits nominations to fill approximately seven (7) new 
vacancies for terms through November 2020. To maintain the 
representation outlined by the charter, nominees will be selected to 
represent: Academia (3 vacancies); community-based organizations (2 
vacancies); non-governmental organizations (1 vacancy) and tribal 
governments and indigenous organizations (1 vacancy). Vacancies are 
anticipated to be filled by November 2019. Sources in addition to this 
Federal Register Notice will be utilized in the solicitation of 
nominees.

DATES: Nominations should be submitted in time to arrive no later than 
Monday, July 15, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Submit nominations electronically with the subject line 
NEJAC Membership 2019 to [email protected]. You also may submit nominations 
by mail to: Karen L. Martin, NEJAC Program Manager, Office of 
Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, (MC 2202A), Washington, DC 20460. Non-
electronic submissions must follow the same format and contain the same 
information. The Office of Environmental Justice will acknowledge 
receipt of nominations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen L. Martin, NEJAC Program 
Manager, U.S. EPA; email: [email protected]; telephone: (202) 564-
0203.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NEJAC is a federal advisory committee 
chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 
92-463. EPA established the NEJAC in 1993 to provide independent 
consensus advice to the EPA Administrator about a broad range of 
environmental issues related to environmental justice. The NEJAC 
conducts business in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and related regulations.
    The Council consists of 30 members (including a Chairperson and two 
Vice-Chairpersons) appointed by EPA's Administrator. Members serve as 
non-federal stakeholders representing: Six (6) from academia, four (4) 
from business and industry; seven (7) from community based 
organizations; six (6) from non-governmental/environmental 
organizations; four (4) from state and local governments; and three (3) 
from tribal governments and indigenous organizations, of which one 
member serves as a liaison to the National Tribal Caucus. Members are 
appointed for one (1), two (2) or three (3)-year terms with the 
possibility of reappointment for another term.
    The NEJAC usually meets face-to-face twice a year, generally in the 
Spring and the Fall. Additionally, members may be asked to participate 
in teleconference meetings or serve on work groups to develop 
recommendations, advice letters, and reports to address specific policy 
issues. The average workload for members is approximately 5 to 8 hours 
per month. EPA provides reimbursement for travel and other incidental 
expenses associated with official government business.
    Nominations: Any interested person and/or organization may nominate 
qualified individuals for membership. Individuals are encouraged to 
self nominate. The EPA values and welcomes diversity. In an effort to 
obtain nominations of diverse candidates, the Agency encourages 
nominations of women and men of all

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racial and ethnic groups from all geographic locations of the United 
States of America. All nominations will be fully considered, but 
applicants need to be aware of the specific representation sought as 
outlined in the Summary above. In addition, EPA is seeking nominees 
with knowledge in youth perspectives and youth development; 
environmental measures and use of LEAN principles; public health/health 
disparities; community sustainability and resiliency; green jobs and 
green infrastructure; land use and equitable development; and emerging 
inclusion of sub-populations such as the homeless, veterans, prisoners, 
etc.
    Other criteria used to evaluate nominees will include:
     The background and experience that would help members 
contribute to the diversity of perspectives on the committee (e.g., 
geographic, economic, social, cultural, educational background, 
professional affiliations, and other considerations;
     demonstrated experience with environmental justice and 
community sustainability issues at the national, state, or local level;
     excellent interpersonal and consensus-building skills;
     ability to volunteer time to attend meetings 2-3 times a 
year, participate in teleconference meetings, attend listening sessions 
with the Administrator or other senior-level officials, develop policy 
recommendations to the Administrator, and prepare reports and advice 
letters; and
     willingness to commit time to the committee and 
demonstrated ability to work constructively and effectively on 
committees.
    How to Submit Nominations: Any interested person or organization 
may nominate qualified persons to be considered for appointment to this 
advisory committee. Individuals are encouraged to self-nominate. 
Nominations can be submitted in electronic format (preferred) following 
the template available at https://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/nominations-nejac. To be considered, all nominations should include:
     Current contact information for the nominee/applicant, 
including the nominee's/applicant's name, organization (and position 
within that organization), current business address, email address, 
telephone numbers and the stakeholder category position you are 
interested in.
     Brief Statement describing the nominee's/applicant's 
interest in serving on the NEJAC.
     R[eacute]sum[eacute] and a short biography describing the 
professional and educational qualifications of the nominee, including a 
list of relevant activities, and any current or previous service on 
advisory committees.
     Brief statements describing experience as it relates to 
engaging affected communities, understanding environmental justice/
relevant issues, consensus building, communication skills and 
availability.
     Letter[s] of recommendation from a third party supporting 
the nomination. Letter[s] should describe how the nominee's experience 
and knowledge will bring value to the work of the NEJAC.
    Other sources, in addition to this Federal Register notice, may 
also be utilized in the solicitation of nominees.

    Dated: May 29, 2019.
Matthew Tejada,
Director, Office of Environmental Justice.
[FR Doc. 2019-12295 Filed 6-10-19; 8:45 am]
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