LGAC Fact Sheet
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to its Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC).
- We are looking to fill vacancies by September 2012.
- Nominees will be selected to represent: large cities; moderate-sized cities; small communities and townships; county-elected officials; city elected and appointed officials; state elected and appointed officials; and tribal elected and appointed officials.
What is the LGAC?
- The LGAC is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463). EPA established the LGAC in 1993 to provide independent consensus advice to the EPA Administrator about a broad range of environmental issues affecting local governments.
How do I submit a nomination?
- Nominations will be accepted no later than March 26, 2012.
- Submit nominations to M. Frances Eargle (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by mail to M. Francis Eargle, LGAC Designated Federal Officer, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations(OCIR), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. (MC131A), Washington, DC 20460.
- Please use with the subject line "LGAC Membership 2012"
- To be considered nominations should include:
- Current contact information for nominee, brief statement describing nominees interest in serving on LGAC, resume and short bio, letters of recommendation
What are the membership commitments?
- Members are appointed for one or two year terms and are eligible for reappointment.
- The LGAC usually meets two to three times per year.
- Members may be asked to participate in teleconferences or serve on Subcommittees and Workgroups to develop recommendations, advice letters, and reports to address specific policy issues. The Small Communities Advisory Subcommittee is a standing Subcommittee.
- We are unable to provide members with compensation or honoraria; however, they may receive travel allowances where appropriate and according to federal travel regulations.
Where can I find more information?