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Environmental Justice

Nominations to the NEJAC

The EPA is seeking nominations for 2020 membership to the NEJAC.

Application Deadline: July 15, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency invites nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to its National Environmental Justice Advisory Council. The NEJAC was chartered to provide advice regarding broad, cross-cutting issues related to environmental justice. EPA is seeking nominations to fill approximately seven (7) new vacancies for terms through November 2020. Vacancies are anticipated to be filled by November 2019.

To maintain the representation outlined by the charter, nominees will be selected to represent:

  • academia (3 vacancies);
  • community-based organizations (2 vacancies);
  • non-governmental organizations (1 vacancy); and
  • tribal governments and indigenous organizations (1 vacancy). 

Nominations can be submitted in electronic format (preferred) using the NEJAC Member Nomination Form:

Submit nominations electronically with the subject line "NEJAC Membership 2019" to

You also may submit nominations by mail to: Karen L. Martin, NEJAC Program Manager, Office of Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW (MC 2201A), Washington, DC 20460. Non-electronic submissions must follow the same format and contain the same information.

The Office of Environmental Justice will acknowledge receipt of nominations. All nominations must be received by July 15, 2019.