Protecting Public Health and the Environment.
The Board consists of seven members appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. Members serve at the pleasure of the Governor. Terms are four years.
Members must be citizens of the United States, residents of the state of Idaho, and qualified voters. Appointments must assure appropriate geographic representation of the state of Idaho. No more than four members may be from any one political party. Two members are chosen for knowledge and interest in solid waste; two for knowledge of and interest in air quality; two for knowledge of and interest in water quality; and finally, one for knowledge of and interest in air, water, and solid waste issues.
Each year, the Board elects a chair, vice chair, and secretary. Five members are necessary for a quorum at any regular or special meeting. The action of the majority of members present constitutes the action of the Board.
Members are paid for their travel and other expenses, plus $50 per day during session and while traveling to and from meetings as provided by Idaho Code §59-509(h).
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Management AssistantRosie AlonzoDEQ State OfficeDirector's Office1410 N. HiltonBoise, ID 83706(208) firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative Rules CoordinatorPaula WilsonDEQ State OfficeAttorney General's Office1410 N. HiltonBoise, ID 83706(208) email@example.com
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