Tuesday, December 06, 2011

EPA seeks nominations to advisory committee by Dec. 9

WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently seeking nominations from a diverse range of candidates to serve on the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT), a federal advisory committee. This is an exciting opportunity for concerned citizens to join the EPA's mission to protect human health and the environment. The deadline for nominations is Dec. 9, 2011.

EPA established NACEPT in 1988 to provide advice to the EPA Administrator about a broad range of environmental policy, technology and management issues. Members serve as representatives from academia, industry, non-governmental organizations, and state, local, and tribal governments.

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:
  • Extensive professional knowledge of environmental policy, management, and technology issues. An interdisciplinary sustainability background is highly desirable.
  • Ability to examine and analyze environmental issues with objectivity and integrity.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and consensus-building skills.
  • Ability to serve a two-year appointment and to volunteer approximately 10 to 15 hours per month to support the Council's activities.
In order to fill anticipated vacancies by February 2012, nominations should be received by Dec. 9, 2011. To receive additional details regarding the nomination process and to learn more about NACEPT, please visit http://www.epa.gov/ofacmo/nacept/index.html.

For further questions regarding this notice, please contact the EPA Office of Federal Advisory Committee Management and Outreach at (202) 564-2294.

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