Call for Nominations to Board of Scientific Counselors for NIOSH

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking nominations for membership on the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The BSC is comprised of 15 experts in fields associated with occupational safety and health. Nominations are being sought for individuals who have the expertise and qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishments of the committee’s objectives.

Nominees will be selected based on expertise in the fields of occupational medicine, occupational nursing, industrial hygiene, occupational safety and health engineering, toxicology, chemistry, safety and health education, ergonomics, epidemiology, biostatistics, and psychology. Federal employees will not be considered for membership.

Members may be invited to serve for up to four-year terms. Selection of members is based on candidates’ qualifications and their ability to contribute to the accomplishment of the board’s objectives. Nominations for membership on the BSC must be received no later than August 1, 2018. Packages received after this date will not be considered for the current membership cycle.

All nominations should be mailed to NIOSH Docket 278, c/o Pauline Benjamin, Committee Management Specialist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd. NE, MS: E–20, Atlanta, GA 30329, or emailed (recommended) to nioshdocket@cdc.gov.

For further information, please contact Alberto Garcia, MS, DFO, CDC/NIOSH, 1090 Tusculum Ave. MS R–5, Cincinnati, OH 45226; 513. 841.4596; agarcia1@cdc.gov.

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