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Request for Ambient Air Quality Objectives Stakeholder Advisory Committee Delegates

Initiative: 
Ambient Air Quality Objectives Stakeholder Advisory Committee (AAQO SAC)
Position: 
Four ENGO delegates and four Alternates
Application Deadline: 
21 Jul 2011 - 17:00

Alberta Environment (AENV) develops Ambient Air Quality Objectives (AAQOs) under section 14(1) and Ambient Air Quality Guidelines under section 14(4) of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, and in accordance with the consensus priorities of the Ambient Air Quality Objectives Priority Setting Workshop. The third Priority Setting Workshop was held November 10, 2009 to receive stakeholder input into the prioritization of substances for objective development or review. The workshop was organized with the help Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) and a stakeholder advisory committee on behalf of Alberta Environment. A work plan has been developed by Alberta Environment to address the priorities from the workshop.

Purpose and Tasks:

The AAQO SAC will review information on substances that have been identified as priorities for review of existing objectives or development of new ambient air quality objectives. The AAQO SAC then provides advice to AENV on proposed objectives.
 

Time Commitment: 

This is a three year term which may be extended pending workload. Three to four full-day meetings per year are expected for the term. The first meeting is proposed for the 2nd or 3rd week in September pending availability of committee members. Then approximately every 3 months (4 times per year but not July or August).  Meeting dates are decided by the committee at the end of each meeting or by a poll.

Expenses & Honoraria: 

Expense reimbursement and honoraria are available in accordance with the remuneration guidelines of a Government of Alberta Ministerial Advisory Committee.

Selection Criteria: 

AEN is seeking delegates with:

  • familiarity with air quality management and comfort with technical air quality information
  • familiarity with or past-participation in AENV and/or CASA processes
  • experience in consensus-based decision making and providing recommendations
  • commitment to effectively provide two-way communication between the Committee and the AEN Clean Air/Energy Caucus
  • membership in an AEN member-group in good standing
  • any form of publication related to ambient air quality objectives or management (including organization newsletters, website postings, media work, or formal publications) by either the applicant or applicant’s member group
Application Instructions: 

Please reply to the AEN office (coordinator [at] aenweb [dot] ca) by July 21, 2011 at 5:00pm providing:

  • your contact information (including address, email, and phone number)
  • the name of the AEN member-group in-good-standing which you will represent
  • a brief description of your background and abilities, particularly those relevant to the selection criteria (1-2 pages), may include resume also.
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Posted July 12, 2011 by Anonymous

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