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Environmental Quality Board Members

The Oklahoma Legislature established the Environmental Quality Board comprised of Oklahoma citizens to provide guidance to Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Board members have a variety of backgrounds in manufacturing, hazardous waste management, solid waste management, petroleum industry, agriculture, recreation, conservation, rural water systems, and statewide environmental groups. These members are appointed by the Governor, confirmed by the Senate and serve a five-year term. Responsibilities of the board are the appointment of the DEQ’s Executive Director and the adoption of rules that determine operation of the Department.

EQB Meeting Dates,Locations, Agendas, Minutes and Proposed Rules


 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY BOARD

MEMBER

APPOINTING OFFICIAL

SELECTED FROM

Tim W. Munson**

Governor

Non-Profit Statewide Environmental Organization

Shannon Ferrell

Governor

Agriculture Industries

Daniel Blankenship

Governor

Water Usage

James Kinder

Governor

Rural Water Association

Tracy Hammon

Governor

Petroleum Industry

David Griesel

Governor

Solid Waste Industry

Homer Nicholson

Governor

Local Governing Board of a City or Town

Jan Kunze*

Governor

Conservation District Representative

Steve Mason

Governor

Hazardous Waste Industry

Billy G. Sims

Governor

Non-Profit Statewide Environmental Organization

Cheryl Vaught

Governor

Non-Profit Statewide Environmental Organization

Loretta Turner

Governor

Environmental Professional

John Wendling

Governor

Manufacturing Representative

* Denotes Chair   ** Denotes Vice-Chair

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