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BOSC Executive Committee

The BOSC Executive Committee, which includes 20 members, meets three to five times each year. The meetings are held approximately once every 3 months, or as needed and approved by the Designated Federal Officer (DFO). With the approval of EPA, the BOSC Executive Committee establishes subcommittees or workgroups for any purpose consistent with the BOSC's charter. Such subcommittees or workgroups may not work independently of the chartered Executive Committee, and must report their recommendations and advice to the BOSC for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees and workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the BOSC, nor can they report directly to EPA.



Deborah L. Swackhamer, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Water Resources Center
Professor, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs  
Professor, Environmental Health Sciences  
University of Minnesota
Water Resources Center


James N. Galloway, Ph.D.
Sidman P. Poole Professor
Department of Environmental Sciences
University of Virginia
Clark Hall

I. Leslie Rubin, MD
Developmental Pediatric Specialist
Developmental Pediatric Specialists

Susan E. Cozzens, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs   
Georgia Institute of Technology

Lisa Dilling, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies
Center for Science and Technology Policy Research/CIRES
University of Colorado

Earthea A. Nance, PhD, PE, CFM
Associate Dean and Associate Professor
School of Public Affairs
Texas Southern University

Diane E. Pataki, Ph.D. (hiatus while at NSF till 8/15)
Associate Professor
The University of Utah

John P. Tharakan, Ph.D.
Department of Chemical Engineering           
Howard University

Viney Aneja, Ph.D.
Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
North Carolina State University

Sandra Smith, M.S.
Principle Toxicologist/Project Manager

Robert Richardson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Community Sustainability
Michigan State University

Courtney Flint, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept of Sociology, Social Work & Anthropology
Utah State University

Kenneth Reckhow, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Duke University
Nicholas School of the Environment

Shahid Chaudhry MSc.
Senior Engineer
California Energy Commission

Paula Olsiewski, Ph.D.
Program Director
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Tammy Taylor, Ph.D.
Chief Operating Officer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Ponisseril Somasundaran, Ph.D.
La von Duddleson Krumb Professor
Columbia University

Gina M. Solomon, M.D., M.P.H.
Deputy Secretary for Science and Health
California Environmental Protection Agency

Designated Federal Official
Tom Tracy
Office of Science Policy
Office of Research and Development

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