The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for a three‒year appointment to the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC). The 15‒member Council was established by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to provide practical and independent advice, consultation, and recommendations to the US EPA Administrator on the activities, functions, policies, and regulations required by the SDWA. The NDWAC provides advice to the US EPA Office of Groundwater and Drinking Water regarding risk assessment (health effects and exposure) / risk management (technology, economics) requirements under the SDWA.This notice solicits nominations to fill six new vacancies from December 2014 through December 2017. The NDWAC will meet in person each year and may hold a second meeting during the year either in person or by video/teleconferencing. Potential candidates should review information contained in the Federal Register notice announcing the National Drinking Water Advisory Council Request for Nominations.
Qualified Society of Toxicology (SOT) members are encouraged to forward their resume/curriculum vitae and a brief statement (one page or less) describing the nominee’s interest in and qualifications for serving on the Council as described in the Federal Register announcement to Marcia Lawson by no later than Wednesday, September 17. Candidates’ credentials will be reviewed by SOT Council members of the SOT‒US EPA Government Liaison Group for consideration of inclusion on the list of SOT‒recommended experts to be provided to the US EPA. The nomination period closes on October 6, and SOT is encouraging interested individuals also to self nominate directly to the US EPA. SOT‒supported nominations will be provided to US EPA separately.
Thank you for participating in this important process.
SOT 2014‒2015 President