[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 42 (Monday, March 4, 2013)]
[Pages 14090-14091]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-04923]




EPA Office of External Affairs and Environmental Education; 
Request for Nominations of Candidates for the National Environmental 
Education Advisory Council (Sub-Committee)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or Agency) 
Office of External Affairs and Environmental Education Staff Office is 
soliciting applications, for professionals to serve on the National 
Environmental Education Advisory Council (NEEAC) sub-committee. There 
are multiple vacancies on the Advisory Council (sub-committee) that 
must be filled. Additional avenues and resources may be utilized in the 
solicitation of applications. In an effort to obtain nominations of 
diverse candidates, EPA encourages nominations of women and men of all 
racial and ethnic groups.

DATES: Applications should be submitted by March 25, 2013 per 
instructions below.

ADDRESSES: Submit non-electronic application materials to Javier 
Araujo, Designated Federal Officer, National Environmental Education 
Advisory Council, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of 
External Affairs and Environmental Education (MC:1704A), 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Room 1426(ARN), Washington, DC 20460, Ph: 202-
564-2642, FAX: 202-564-2753, email: araujo.javier@epa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Request 
for Nominations, please contact Mr. Javier Araujo, Designated Federal 
Officer (DFO), EPA National Environmental Education Advisory Council, 
at araujo.javier@epa.gov or (202) 564-2642. General information 
concerning NEEAC can be found on the EPA Web site at: http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  The National Environmental Education 
Advisory Council Subcommittee members will serve as representative 
members. This subcommittee will report to the National Environmental 
Education Advisory Council. The professional backgrounds of Council 
members should include education, science, policy, or other appropriate 
disciplines. Each member of the Council shall hold office for a one (1) 
to three (3) year period. Members are expected to participate in up to 
two (2) meetings per year and monthly or more conference calls per 
year. Subcommittee members of the Council will not receive 
    Nominees should demonstrate experience in any of the following 
areas: Environmental education, public-private partnerships, 
environmental or educational project financing, nonprofit organizations 
representing specific demographics, private sector sustainability 
practices, formal education from K-12, community college and/or 
technical school education.
    Nominations should include a resume and a letter of recommendation 
from the group or entity the nominee would represent. Nominees should 
be team players who demonstrate strong analytical, communication and 
writing skills.
    How to Submit Applications: Any interested and qualified 
individuals may be considered for appointment on the National 
Environmental Education Advisory Council (subcommittee). Applications 
should be submitted in electronic format to the Designated Federal 
Officer, Javier Araujo, araujo.javier@epa.gov and contain the 
following: Contact information including name, address, phone and fax 
numbers and an email address; a curriculum vitae or resume; the 
specific area of expertise in environmental education and the sector/
slot the applicant is applying for; recent service on other national 
advisory committees or national professional organizations, and; a one-
page commentary on the applicant's philosophy regarding the need for, 
development, implementation and/or management of environmental 
education nationally.
    Persons having questions about the application procedure or who are 
unable to submit applications by electronic means, should contact 
Javier Araujo, DFO, at the contact information provided above in this 
notice. Non-electronic submissions must contain the same information as 
the electronic. The NEEAC Staff Office will acknowledge receipt of the 
application. The NEEAC

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Staff Office will develop a short list of candidates for more detailed 

    Dated: February 6, 2013.
Javier Araujo,
Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-04923 Filed 3-1-13; 8:45 am]