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Submit Your Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health Nominations by June 5th

May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019

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Due to the resignation of Dr. Victoria Cassano from the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a Federal Register Notice inviting the public to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Board. The nominee shall serve as a member from the medical or the scientific community, under the Board’s statute and Charter.

Nominations are due by June 5, 2019 and can be submitted to DOL.

  • Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov (specify in the email subject line, “Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health nomination”).
  • Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger, or courier service: Submit one copy of the documents listed above to the following address: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Room S-3522, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20210.

Nomination Process: If you would like to nominate an individual or yourself for appointment to the Board, please submit the following information:

  • The nominee’s contact information (name, title, business address, business phone, fax number, and/or business email address) and current employment or position;
  • A copy of the nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae;
  • Category of membership that the nominee is qualified to represent (scientific or medical);
  • A summary of the background, experience, and qualifications that addresses the nominee’s suitability for the nominated membership category identified above;
  • Articles or other documents the nominee has authored that indicate the nominee’s knowledge, experience, and expertise in fields related to the EEOICPA program, particularly as pertains to industrial hygiene, toxicology, epidemiology, occupational medicine, lung conditions, or the nuclear facilities covered by the EEOICPA program;
  • Documents or other supportive materials that demonstrate the nominee’s familiarity, experience, or history of participation with the EEOICPA program or with the administration of a technically complex compensation program such as EEOICPA; and
  • A signed statement that the nominee is aware of the nomination; is willing to regularly attend and participate in Advisory Board meetings; during the last 10 years, has not been convicted of a felony, has not been imprisoned, been on probation, or been on parole for a felony, and is not currently under charges for a felony; and has no conflicts of interest that would preclude membership on the Board.