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Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC)

Executive Committee

About the Executive Committee

BOSC subcommittees support the Executive Committee by providing expert review and advice for any purpose consistent with the BOSC's charter. These subcommittees cannot work independently of the chartered Executive Committee, and must report their recommendations and advice to the BOSC for full deliberation and discussion. 


BOSC Executive Committee Members


Paul Gilman, PhD
Chief Sustainability Officer

Vice Chair

Lucinda Johnson, PhD
Associate Director and Initiative Director for Water
Natural Resources Research Institute
University of Minnesota Duluth


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

Shahid Chaudhry, MSc
Senior Mechanical Engineer and Water-Energy Nexus Specialist
California Energy Commission

Courtney Flint, PhD
Professor, Department of Sociology, Social Work 
and Anthropology
Utah State University

Matthew Naud, MPP, MS
Senior Consultant LLC

Joseph Rodricks, PhD, DABT
Ramboll Environ

Sandra Smith, MS
Principal Toxicologist and Project Manager

Justin Teegaurden, PhD
Chief Science Officer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Robert Blanz, PhD
Associate Director
Office of Water Quality
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality

Kari Cutting, MS
Vice President
North Dakota Petroleum Council

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

Paula Olsiewski, PhD
Contributing Scholar 
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 

Leslie Rubin, MD
Developmental Pediatric Specialist
Morehouse School of Medicine

James Stevens, PhD
Paradox Found LLC

Katrina Waters, PhD
Division Director, Biological Sciences
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Designated Federal Official (DFO)

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

Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC)