[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 35 (Thursday, February 21, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5433-5434]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-03000]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Local Government Advisory Committee: Request for Nominations

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency.

ACTION: Notice of request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: EPA's LGAC is a federal advisory committee chartered in 1992 
under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463, to 
advise the EPA Administrator ``from the field'' on a broad range of 
environmental issues impacting local governments. Current LGAC 
committee members, and future qualified nominees, hold either current 
elected or non-elected/appointed positions and possess leadership 
experience--whether managerial or technical/programmatic--in the 
following contexts: Small community or township government (under 
10,000 population); moderate-size or large city government; county 
government; state government; and, tribal government.
    This notice solicits nominations to fill 10-15 vacancies on EPA's 
LGAC--currently comprised of 30 individuals. Vacancies are anticipated 
to be filled by May, 2019.

DATES: Nominations are reviewed on an ongoing basis. However, to be 
considered for May 2019 appointments, nominations should be submitted 
by March 15, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Submit nominations electronically to eargle.frances@epa.gov 
with a subject heading of `LGAC 2019 NOMINATION'. You may also submit 
nominations by mail to: M. Frances Eargle, LGAC Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations 
(OCIR), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue 
NW (MC1301A), Washington, DC 20460. Non-electronic submissions must 
follow the same format and contain the same information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: M. Frances Eargle, Designated Federal 
Officer for the LGAC, U.S. EPA; telephone (202) 564-3115; email: 
eargle.frances@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Nominations: The credentials of all applicants/nominees will be 
fully considered, but viable candidates must--at a minimum--fall within 
the vocational/experiential parameters outlined in the Summary above. 
In addition to experience in local and/or state government, additional 
criteria to be considered may include: Experience with public-private 
partnerships; coalition-building and grass-roots involvement; 
implementation of environmental regulatory programs, whether federally-
delegated, state-required or locally-mandated, including permitting 
programs, Brownfields, Superfund clean-up, air and water quality, and 
solid waste management; and, rural and/or small community

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economic development. Diversity in vocational/career background, 
including private sector/industry experience, agricultural sector 
experience, professional affiliations, and demonstrated familiarity 
with local, regional and national environmental issues, also may be 
considered.
    LGAC members are appointed for 1-2 year terms and are eligible for 
reappointment. The Committee meets several times a year, and the 
Administrator may ask members to serve on Subcommittees and Workgroups 
to develop reports and recommendations to address specific policy 
issues. The average workload for members is approximately 5 to 8 hours 
per month. While EPA is unable to provide compensation for services, 
official Committee travel and related expenses (lodging, etc.) will be 
fully reimbursed.
    Nominations can be submitted in electronic format (preferred) or in 
hard copy format (see ADDRESSES section above). To be considered, all 
nominations should include:
     Current contact information for the applicant/nominee, 
including name, organization (and position within that organization), 
current business address, email address, and daytime telephone number;
     Brief statement describing the nominee's interest in 
serving on the LGAC;
     Resume and short biography (no more than 2 paragraphs) 
describing professional, educational and other pertinent qualifications 
of the nominee, including a list of relevant activities as well as any 
current or previous service on advisory committees; and,
     Letter(s) of recommendation from a third party (or 
parties) supporting the nomination. Letter(s) should describe how the 
nominee's experience and knowledge will bring value to the work of the 
LGAC.
    Other sources, in addition to this Federal Register notice, may be 
utilized in the solicitation of nominees. EPA expressly values and 
welcomes diversity. In an effort to obtain nominations of diverse 
candidates, the agency encourages nominations of women and men of all 
racial and ethnic groups. Individuals may self-nominate.

    Dated: December 20, 2018.
Jack Bowles,
Director, State and Local Relations.
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