Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking nominations for technical experts to serve on its Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), a federal advisory committee to the Office of Research and Development (ORD). The BOSC provides independent scientific and technical peer review, consultation, advice, and recommendations for each of its research programs.

Individuals and organizations can nominate themselves or others by using the nomination form on the BOSC website at https://www.epa.gov/bosc/invitation-nominations-bosc-executive-committee-and-subcommittees.  The nomination period is open until June 30, 2017.

Information on the BOSC can be found at https://www.epa.gov/bosc. Information on ORD’s research can be found at: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-research-and-development-ord.

Details regarding areas of expertise sought, process for submitting nominations, and selection criteria can also be found in the Federal Register at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/05/25/2017-10672/request-for-nominations-of-experts-to-the-epa-office-of-research-and-developments-board-of.

Please contact the BOSC Designated Federal Officer, Tom Tracy (tracy.tom@epa.gov), for assistance.