Good Neighbor Environmental Board
The Good Neighbor Environmental Board (GNEB) is an independent federal advisory committee established in 1992. Its mission is to advise the President and Congress of the United States advise the President and the Congress about environmental and infrastructure issues along the U.S. border with Mexico. Board membership includes representatives from appropriate U.S Government agencies; the governments of Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas; and private organizations, including community development, academic, health, environmental, and other non-governmental entities with experience and expertise on environmental and infrastructure problems along the southwest border.
Paul Ganster, Director of IRSC, was named by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy as Chair of the Good Neighbor Environmental Board in June 2015. This position is a presidential appointment and Ganster previously served as chair of GNEB from 2004 to 2010.
For more information on GNEB, including board membership and reports, visit their website.
GNEB submits an annual report to the President and Congress as well as occasional letters on timely issues.