DEP’s Citizens Advisory Council is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Executive Director. The deadline for applications is January 17.
This position coordinates functions on behalf of the Citizens Advisory Council including conducting research and investigations related to environmental protection, conservation and resource management issues, as well as issuing recommendations involving policies, procedures, plans, and goals for protecting the environment and natural resources of the Commonwealth.
The CAC is an 18-member group charged by law with a advising DEP on all its programs and activities. Members of the Council are appointed by the Governor, Senate and House leaders.
As a result of Act 7 signed into law in February, the Council has independent authority to hire its own Executive Director.
The CAC has been without a permanent Executive Director since October 2015.