Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest System (e-Manifest) Advisory Board
The Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest System (e-Manifest) Advisory Board was established in accordance with the provisions of the Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act, 42 USC § 6939g, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App.2. The Board is in the public interest and supports the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in performing its duties and responsibilities. The e-Manifest Board will provide recommendations on matters related to the operational activities, functions, policies, and regulations for the system. As required by the e-Manifest Act, the e-Manifest Advisory Board will be composed of nine (9) members. One (1) member will be the EPA Administrator (or a designee), who will serve as Chairperson of the Board. The rest of the committee will be composed of:
- At least two (2) members who have expertise in information technology;
- At least three (3) members who have experience in using or represent users of the manifest system to track the transportation of hazardous waste under the e-Manifest Act;
- At least three (3) members who will be State representatives responsible for processing e-Manifests.
All members of the e-Manifest Advisory Board, with the exception of the EPA Administrator, will be appointed as Special Government Employees or representatives.
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Current Advisory Board Members
The e-Manifest Advisory Board provides critical support and input to the development and operation of the e-Manifest system. The appointed Advisory Board members reflect a wide array of valuable expertise that includes:
- decades of experience managing hazardous waste at generator, transporter, and hazardous waste management facilities;
- vast information technology systems development knowledge;
- direct experience using the e-Manifest system; and
- many years of experience managing state hazardous waste programs.
For more information about the e-Manifest Advisory Board Members, please read their bios.
|Board Member Name||Organization||Appointed Role on the e-Manifest Advisory Board|
|Lauren Ancona||General Service Administration||Information Technology Expert Member|
|Terry Baer||Arizona Department of Environmental Quality||State Representative Member|
|Maryland Department of Environment||State Representative Member|
|Tevfik Kosar, PhD||State University of New York at Buffalo||
Information Technology Expert Member
|Angie Martin||Heritage Environmental Services||
Industry Representative Member
Industry Representative Member
|Jason Hawksford||Minnesota Pollution Control Agency||State Representative Member|
|Jackie Velazquez||Encamp, Inc.||Industry Representative Member|
Advisory Board Meetings
The e-Manifest Board will meet at least annually as required by the e-Manifest Act. However, additional meetings may occur approximately once every six months or as needed and approved by the Designated Federal Officer.
The table below contains links to available e-Manifest Advisory Board meeting materials from January 2017 to present and information about upcoming Advisory board meetings
|2023||February 28 - March 2|
"Reengineering Electronic Signatures for Generators and Transporters to Increase Adoption of Electronic Manifests"
“Increasing Adoption of the e-Manifest System”
“Implementing e-Manifest User Registration and Account Activation”
Inaugural e-Manifest Advisory Board Meeting - "System Launch: Day 1 e-Manifest"