Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC)
We are currently seeking nominations for experts to serve on the BOSC! Click on one of the links below to nominate yourself or someone else. We need members to cover areas of ORD's research for our Executive Committee, Climate Change Subcommittee, and Community Science Subcommittee. Nominations will be received up to November 12, 2021. Self-Nomination Nominator Federal Register Notice
The Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) is a federal advisory committee that provides advice and recommendations to EPA's Office of Research and Development on technical and management issues of its research programs.
The BOSC is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Upcoming BOSC Meetings
Sustainable and Healthy Communities Meeting
October 28-29, 2021
Chemical Safety for Sustainability and Health
& Environmental Risk Assessment Meeting
November 4-5, 2021
Safe and Sustainable Water Resources Meeting
December 1-2, 2021
BOSC meetings are open to the public. Members of the public may attend meetings, submit comments for the BOSC to consider, or make a short presentation. Find out more about Public Involvement.
Recent BOSC Reports
- BOSC Review of U.S. EPA ORD Research Programs - 2021
- BOSC Review of U.S. EPA ORD Research Programs - 2020
- BOSC Review of U.S. EPA ORD New Strategic Research Action Plans - 2019
- BOSC Review of U.S. EPA ORD Research Programs - 2017