GVSU director appointed to EPA advisory board

Alan Steinman
Alan Steinman

Alan Steinman, director of Grand Valley's Annis Water Resources Institute, has been appointed to serve on the Science and Information Subcommittee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Advisory Board.

Steinman, a longtime scientist and researcher whose expertise focuses on freshwater research and water resources, said he is honored at the appointment, and will accept the invitation. His term will continue through January 2018. 

During his term, Steinman will provide independent advice on technical issues to help the Great Lakes Interagency Task Force address several challenging environmental priorities.

Steinman has served as the director of AWRI, Grand Valley's Muskegon-based freshwater research institute, since 2001. AWRI is a multidisciplinary research organization within Grand Valley's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS).

AWRI's mission is to integrate research, education and outreach to enhance and preserve freshwater resources.

For more information, visit gvsu.edu/awri