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Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee
The Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) advises the interagency Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, through the Secretary of Commerce, on the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods and services.

ETTAC

ETTAC 2022-2024: Now Accepting Nominations for Membership

Pursuant to the Export Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the Department of Commerce announces the reestablishment of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), as of August 12, 2022. The ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. The ETTAC serves as an advisory body to the Environmental Trade Working Group (ETWG) of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), reporting through the Secretary of Commerce in her capacity as Chair of the TPCC. The ETTAC advises on the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services and products that comply with United States environmental, safety, and related requirements.

Members shall represent U.S. environmental technologies manufacturing and services companies, U.S. trade associations, U.S. private sector organizations, States or associations representing the States, and other appropriate groups and interested individuals involved in the promotion of exports of environmental technologies products and services. Please refer to the revised charter for details on the scope, roles/responsibilities, and diversity requirements.  

Nomination Instructions:

Nominations for membership must be received on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on October 14, 2022.

If you are interested in applying or nominating someone else to become a member of the Committee, please provide the following information:

(1) Sponsor letter on the company’s, trade association’s or organization’s letterhead containing the name, title, and relevant contact information (including phone and email address) of the individual who is applying or being nominated;

(2) An affirmative statement that the nominee will be able to meet the expected time commitments of Committee work. Committee work includes:

  • Attending Committee meetings roughly four times per year (lasting one day each), including attending at least four Committee meetings in-person during the 2022-2024 Charter (including the first and last Committee meetings);
  • Undertaking additional work outside of full committee meetings including subcommittee conference calls or meetings as needed; and
  • Frequently drafting, preparing, or commenting on proposed recommendations to be evaluated at Committee meetings.

(3) Short biography of nominee, including credentials;

(4) Brief description of the company, trade association, or organization to be represented and its business activities; company size (number of employees and annual sales); and export markets served;

(5) An affirmative statement that the nominee meets all Committee eligibility requirements.

Nominations may be emailed to Megan Hyndman, ETTAC Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, at Megan.Hyndman@trade.gov. Nominations must be submitted in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Please refer to the Federal Register Notice for more details.

For Further Information Contact:

Megan Hyndman

Designated Federal Officer, ETTAC

Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration

Phone: 202-843-2376; e-mail: Megan.Hyndman@trade.gov

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