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Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC)

Sustainable and Healthy Communities BOSC Subcommittee

Designated Federal Official

Jace Cuje (
Office of Science Policy
Office of Research and Development


Courtney Flint, PhD
Utah State University

Vice Chair

Matthew Naud, MPP, MS


Kimberly Gray, PhD
Chair and Professor of Civil Engineering
Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University

James Kelly, MS
Health Program Manager
Environmental Surveillance and Assessment, Minnesota Department of Health

Jonathan Meiman, MD
Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist
Wisconsin Division of Public Health

Barrett Ristroph
Ristroph Law, Planning, and Research

Derek Shendell, D. Env, MPH
Associate Professor, Center Co-Director, and NJ Safe Schools Program Director
Rutgers School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Jay Golden, PhD
Vice Chancellor of Research, Economic Development and Professor of Engineering
East Carolina University

Elena Irwin, PhD
Professor, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
Ohio State University

Rainer Lohmann, PhD
Professor of Oceanography
The University of Rhode Island

Donald Nelson, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Georgia

Leslie Rubin, MD
Developmental Pediatric Specialist
Morehouse School of Medicine

Michael Steinhoff, MPA, MSES
Program Director
ICLEI, Local Governments for Sustainability-USA

Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC)