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EA's Bill Goodfellow Elected as the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry’s World Council President
Hunt Valley, Maryland (29 January 2013)—EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, announced today that William (Bill) Goodfellow, Vice President and Senior Scientist, has started his 1-year term as World Council President of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).
Dedicated to fostering international communication and cooperation on environmental issues through research and education, SETAC manages its affairs through the SETAC World Council, consisting of representatives from government, business, and academia. With geographic units established in North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Latin America, and Africa, the Society created this World Council to facilitate worldwide outreach to environmental scientists, engineers, and managers, and encourage the development of additional SETAC member groups. All of SETAC’s geographic units are represented on the World Council.
"A founding member of SETAC, Bill is the personification of SETAC's commitment to cutting-edge consensus science drawing the best from scientists and environmental practitioners from government, business, and academia from around the world,” said Mike Mozur, Global Executive Director of SETAC. "Bill has been an outstanding leader, both within the North America geographic unit as well as on the World Council, where he has served since 2008 and been instrumental in SETAC's engagement globally. Few individuals have made such a long-term, meaningful commitment to ensuring that consensus science informs environmental policy around the world."
Ian MacFarlane, EA's President and Chief Executive Officer, added, "Bill is eminently qualified to take on this important leadership role. Over the past 30 years, he has been a dynamic leader and mentor with SETAC, demonstrating his dedication to the highest standards of our profession."
Bill has held numerous leadership roles through the years with SETAC, including serving as President of the Society's North America geographic unit in 2010. He has been a member of the SETAC World Council for several years, and served as its Vice President in 2012. Bill has organized and chaired two of the Society's North America Annual Meetings, and his distinguished service to SETAC has been recognized with several professional awards, including the Society’s prestigious Herb Ward Exceptional Service Award in 2011.
About the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
SETAC is an independent, nonprofit worldwide professional society comprising more than 6,000 scientists, environmental professionals, and institutions from more than 110 countries representing government, business, and academia organizations that supports the development of principles and practices for protection, enhancement, and management of sustainable environmental quality and ecosystem integrity. SETAC promotes the advancement and application of scientific research related to contaminants and other stressors in the environment, education in the environmental sciences, and the use of science in environmental policy and decision-making. The Society provides a forum where scientists, managers, and other professionals exchange information and ideas for the development and use of multidisciplinary scientific principles and practices leading to sustainable environmental quality. More information can be found at www.setac.org.
About EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.
EA provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 400 professionals through a network of 21 offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 39 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources. For more information about EA, visit www.eaest.com.