Science Advisory Board (SAB)

(last updated: 7/11/17)

 

Mission/Objectives

 

The SAB is identified as a scientific/technical advisory committee. The objective of the SAB is
to provide independent advice and peer review to EPA's Administrator on the scientific and
technical aspects of environmental issues.

 

The duties of the SAB are solely to review and provide EPA advice and recommendations on:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Establishment Authority: Statutory (Congress Created) under ERDDAA Act of 1978, 42 U.S.C. 4365

 

Charter

 

Membership Balance Plan

 

Committee Members

 

Name Start Date End Date Member Designation Occupation or Affiliation
Joseph Arvai 10/15/2011 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Max McGraw Professor of Sustainable Enterprise and Director, Erb Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Deborah Bennett 11/14/2016 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Professor and Interim Chief, Environmental and Occupational Health Division, University of California, Davis, CA
Kiros Berhane 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Professor, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Sylvie Brouder 12/1/2014 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Wickersham Chair of Excellence in Agriculture Research, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Joel Burken 11/14/2016 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Curator's Professor and Chair of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO
Janice Chambers 11/14/2016 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, William L. Giles Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for Environmental Health and Sciences, Mississippi State University, Starksville, MS
Alison Cullen 11/14/2016 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1 and Tier 2 CAAC (10/19/15-9/30/18), Professor, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Ana Diez Roux 12/1/2015 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Dean, School of Public Health, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Otto Doering 10/1/2016 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1 and Tier 2 ASC Chair (10/1/2016-9/30/19), Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
Michael Dourson 10/15/2011 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Director of Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment Center and Professor of Environmental Health, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Joel Ducoste 10/17/2012 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Professor, College of Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Susan Felter 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Research Fellow, Proctor & Gamble, Mason, OH
William Field 10/17/2012 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Professor, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Christopher Frey 10/17/2012 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Glenn E. Futrell Distinguished University Professor, College of Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Joseph Gardella 11/14/2016 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, SUNY Distinguished Professor and John and Frances Larkin Professor of Chemistry, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Steven Hamburg 12/2/2013 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Chief Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund, Boston, MA
Cynthia Harris 10/17/2012 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1 and Tier 2 CAAC (12/17/12-9/30/2018), Director and Professor, Institute of Public Health, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
Robert Johnston 10/17/2012 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Director of the George Perkins Marsh Institute and Professor, Clark University, Worchester, MA
Kimberly Jones 10/15/2011 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier1 and Tier 2 DWC Chair (10/1/2012-9/30/2017), Professor and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Catherine Karr 10/17/2012 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Environmental and Occupational Health Science and Director, NW Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Madhu Khanna 11/5/2010 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1 and Tier 2 EEAC Chair (12/4/2015-9/30/2017), ACES Distinguished Professor in Environmental Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Francine Laden 10/17/2012 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Robert Mace 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Deputy Executive Administrator, Texas Water Development Board, Austin, TX
Clyde Martin 11/14/2016 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Horn Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus, Texas Tech University, Crofton, MD
Sue Marty 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Senior Toxicology Leader, The Dow Company
Denise Mauzerall 12/1/2014 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Professor, Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs, and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Kristina Mena 12/2/2013 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Associate Professor, Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, El Paso, TX
Surabi Menon 10/17/2012 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Director of Research, ClimateWorks Foundation, San Francisco, CA
Kari Nadeau 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Naddisy Family Foundation Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
James Opaluch 10/15/2011 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1 and Tier 2 EEAC Vice Chair (12/4/2015-9/30/2018), Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Thomas Parkerton 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Senior Environmental Associate, ExxonMobil Biomedical Science, Houston, TX
Richard Poirot 11/14/2016 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Independent Consultant, Burlington, VT
Kenneth Portier 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Vice President, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA
Kenneth Ramos 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1 and Tier 2 RAC Chair (2/10/2015-9/30/2016), Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
David Richardson 12/1/2014 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Global Health, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Tara Sabo-Attwood 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1 and Tier 2 EPEC Chair (10/8/2015-9/30/2018), President Emeritus, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY
William Schlesinger 10/17/2017 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Deputy Secretary for Science and Health, California Environmental Protection, Sacramento, CA
Gina Solomon 10/15/2011 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Daniel Stram 10/15/2011 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Professor and Head, Department of Occupational & Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Peter Thorne 10/15/2011 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Associate Professor and Vice Dean for Education, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Jay Turner 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Duquesne Light Company Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director, Center for Water Quality in Urban Environmental Systems, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Jeanne VanBriesen 10/17/2012 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Edwin vanWijngaarden

2/9/2016 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Elke Weber 12/1/2014 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Charles Werth 12/1/2014 9/30/2017 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1 and Tier 2 EEC (11/4/2013-9/30/2016), Professor and Bettie Margaret Smith Chair in Environmental Health Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Peter Wilcoxen 12/2/2013 9/30/2019 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Robyn Wilson 12/1/2015 9/30/2018 Special Government Employee (SGE) Tier 1, Associate Professor, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 

 

Committee Members

 

Agency Contact

Thomas Carpenter - carpenter.thomas@epa.gov or (202) 564-4885