Friday, June 29, 2012

Nominations Wanted For Great Lakes Advisory Board

Jun 29: U.S. EPA issued a request for nomination from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as members of its Great Lakes Advisory Board (GLAB) [77 FR 38803]. The GLAB will provide advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator, in her capacity as Chair of the Great Lakes Interagency Task Force, on matters pertaining to Great Lakes restoration and protection. Vacancies are expected to be filled by September 2012. Nominations must be postmarked by July 30, 2012.
    The GLAB will be composed of approximately 15 members appointed by the EPA Administrator. In selecting members, EPA will consider candidates representing or serving as liaison to a broad range of interests across the Great Lakes, that may include, but are not limited to, environmental groups, business, agricultural groups, youth groups, foundations, environmental justice groups, academia and state, local and tribal governments. Members will be appointed for two year terms and are eligible for reappointment.
   The GLAB will meet approximately two times a year. Additionally, members may be asked to participate in teleconference meetings. The average workload for members will be approximately 4 to 6 hours per month. We are unable to provide honoraria or compensation for service on the GLAB. However, you may receive travel and per diem allowances where appropriate and according to applicable federal travel regulations.
    Access the complete announcement which includes additional details on making nominations (click here).
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