The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is soliciting
nominations for membership on the BSC, NCEH/ATSDR.
The BSC, NCEH/ATSDR consists of 16 experts knowledgeable in the
field of environmental public health or in related disciplines, who are
selected by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services (HHS). The BSC, NCEH/ATSDR provides advice and guidance to the
Secretary, HHS; the Director, CDC; and the Director, NCEH/ATSDR,
regarding program goals, objectives, strategies, and priorities in
fulfillment of the agencies' mission to protect and promote people's
health. The Board provides advice and guidance to help NCEH/ATSDR work
more efficiently and effectively with its various constituents and to
fulfill its mission in protecting America's health.
Nominations are being sought for individuals who have expertise and
qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishments of the
Board's objectives. Nominees will be selected from experts
knowledgeable in the field of environmental public health or related
disciplines (e.g., environmental law, preventive medicine,
epidemiology, occupational and environmental health, environmental
toxicology, environmental justice, laboratory sciences, risk
assessment, public policy, behavioral social science, and health
economics). Members may be invited to serve up to four-year terms.
The HHS policy stipulates that committee membership be balanced in
terms of points of view represented and the board's function.
Consideration is given to a broad representation of geographic areas
within the U.S., as well as gender, all ethnic and racial groups,
persons with disabilities, and several factors including: (1) The
committee's mission; (2) the geographic, ethnic, social, economic, or
scientific impact of the advisory committee's recommendations; (3) the
types of specific perspectives required, for example, those of
consumers, technical experts, the public at-large, academia, business,
or other sectors; (4) the need to obtain divergent points of view on
the issues before the advisory committee; and (5) the relevance of
State, local, or tribal governments to the development of the advisory
committee's recommendations. Nominees must be U.S. citizens.
The following information must be submitted for each candidate:
Name, affiliation, address, telephone number, and current curriculum
vitae and area(s) of expertise. Email addresses are requested if
available. Nominations should be sent, in writing, and postmarked by
April 29, 2016 to: Amanda Malasky and Sandra Malcom, Committee
Management Specialists, NCEH/ATSDR, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway (MS-F45),
Atlanta, Georgia 30341, Email addresses: email@example.com and
firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone and facsimile submissions cannot be accepted.
The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to
announcements of meetings and other committee management activities,
for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Agency
for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.