BEST Board Members

Board Member Biographies  (click for pdf)



Rogene F. Henderson, Chair
Senior Biochemist and Toxicologist Emeritus
Experimental Toxicology Program
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute

Praveen Amar
Senior Advisor, Technology and Climate Policy
Clean Air Task Force

Michael J. Bradley
Principal
M.J. Bradley & Associates

Jonathan Z. Cannon
Blaine T. Phillips Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law and
Director, Environmental and Land Use Law Program
University of Virginia

Gail Charnley
Principal
HealthRisk Strategies

Frank W. Davis
Professor
Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
University of California, Santa Barbara

Charles T. Driscoll, Jr.
University Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Syracuse University

Lynn R. Goldman
Dean
School of Public Health and Health Services
The George Washington University

Linda E. Greer
Senior Scientist
Natural Resources Defense Council

William E. Halperin
Professor and Chair
Department of Quantitative Methods
School of Public Health
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School

Steven P. Hamburg
Chief Scientist
Environmental Defense Fund

Robert A. Hiatt
Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Director, Population Sciences and Deputy Director, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California, San Francisco

Philip K. Hopke
Bayard D. Clarkson Distinguished Professor
Institute for a Sustainable Environment
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Center for Air Resources Engineering & Sciences
Clarkson University

Samuel Kacew
Professor of Pharmacology
McLaughlin Centre for Population Health
University of Ottawa

H. Scott Matthews
Research Director, Green Design Institute;
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; and
Professor, Department of Engineering and Public Policy
Carnegie Mellon University

Thomas E. McKone
Adjunct Professor and Researcher
School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley

Terry L. Medley
Director, Global & Corporate Regulatory Affairs
E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company

Jana Milford
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Colorado at Boulder

Richard L. Poirot
Environmental Analyst
Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation

Mark A. Ratner
Co-Director, Initiative for Sustainability and Energy (ISEN),
and Lawrence B. Dumas Distinguished University Professor
Department of Chemistry
Northwestern University

Kathryn G. Sessions
Director
Health and Environmental Funders Network

Joyce S. Tsuji
Principal Scientist
Center for Toxicology & Mechanistic Biology
Exponent Environmental Group, Inc.