Source: DOE OR | Release | October 30, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge, Tennessee, is seeking volunteers to fill future vacancies on the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board (ORSSAB), a citizens’ panel that provides independent advice and recommendations to the department on environmental cleanup issues on the Oak Ridge Reservation. They invite you to help identify qualified candidates for the Department of Energy’s citizen advisory panel in Oak Ridge.

Advertisements have been placed in newspapers and other media in your area to solicit applications, but we would welcome your mentioning this opportunity to anyone you feel would be appropriate. There are no restrictions on the number of members from any locale who may apply or be appointed; however, we do strive for broad representation. Technical expertise is not required for membership, as a wide range of backgrounds and viewpoints is preferred.

The board was chartered in 1995 under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is composed of up to 22 members, who are chosen to reflect diversity of gender, race, occupation, and interests of persons living in this area. The enclosed recruitment notice provides general information and may be used in your outreach materials or community notices. Additional information may be obtained by visiting our website at, emailing, or by calling (865) 241-4584 or 241-4583.

An application form is enclosed. You may also use the contacts above or go to the board website to obtain the application. Copies can also be found at the DOE Information Center, 1 Way, Oak Ridge, TN 37831.

The deadline for submitting applications is January 16, 2019.

Completed applications may be returned to the DOE Information Center at the address above, emailed to, or mailed to ORSSAB at the address below. Also below is a downloadable flyer.

Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board
Joe L. Evans Federal Building
Room G049-6
P.O. Box 2001, EM-90
Oak Ridge, TN 37831