Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Request For Nominations To The National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC)

Nominations should be submitted in time to arrive no later than November 22, 2014

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 eight (8) new vacancies for terms through September 2017. To maintain the representation outlined by the charter, nominees will be selected to represent: Academia, grassroots community-based organizations, non-governmental/environmental organizations; local government agencies; business and industry and tribal governments and indigenous organizations. Vacancies are anticipated to be filled by May 2015.

Submit nominations electronically with the subject line “NEJAC Membership 2015” to You also may submit nominations by mail to: Jasmin Muriel, NEJAC Program Manager, Office of Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. (MC 2201A), 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.

Sherri P. White, Designated Federal Officer for the NEJAC, U.S. EPA; telephone (202) 564-2462; fax: (202) 564-1624.

(Federal Register)

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