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Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC)

Air and Energy Subcommittee

EPA’s Air and Energy research program examines the interplay between air pollution, climate change, and the dynamic energy sector to develop innovative and sustainable solutions for improving air quality and taking action on climate change. The results of the research efforts support policies that have far-reaching and positive impact across the nation.

Subcommittee Members


Charlette Geffen, PhD
Director of Research Strategy
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Vice Chair

Sandra Smith, MS
Principal Toxicologist and Project Manager


Viney Aneja, PhD
Professor, Department of Marine, Earth,
and Atmospheric Sciences
North Carolina State University

Bart Croes, PE, MS
Research Division Chief
California Air Resources Board

Cara Keslar, MS
Monitoring Section Supervisor
Air Quality Division
Wyoming Dept. of Environmental Quality

Myron Mitchell, PhD
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
SUNY College of Environmental Science
and Forestry, Dept. ERE

Annette Rohr, ScD, DABT, MASc
Principal Project Manager
Electric Power Research Institute

Art Werner, PhD
Principal Scientist for Air Quality
AMEC Environment & Infrastructure

Jeffrey Arnold, PhD
Senior Scientist
United States Army Corps of Engineers

Jennifer Hains, PhD
Research Scientist II
Children and Family Health
Minnesota Department of Health 

Michael Kleinman, PhD
Adj. Professor
University of California, Irvine

Louie Rivers, PhD
Assistant Professor
North Carolina State University

Constance Senior, PhD
Executive Editor in Chief
Clean Energy

Designated Federal Official (DFO)

Tom Tracy (
Office of Science Advisor, Policy and Engagement
Office of Research and Development

Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC)