Bryan W. Shaw

Dr. Bryan W. Shaw

Chairman, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Dr. Bryan W. Shaw is Chairman of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the second largest environmental regulatory agency in the world. He is an associate professor in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department of Texas A&M University (TAMU). Dr. Shaw was formerly associate director of the Center for Agricultural Air Quality Engineering and Science, and served as Acting Lead Scientist for Air Quality and Special Assistant to the Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. Dr. Shaw also served as a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Committee on Integrated Nitrogen, the EPA SAB Environmental Engineering Committee, and the Ad Hoc Panel for review of EPA's Risk and Technology Review Assessment Plan. Additionally, he is a member of the U.S. Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Air Quality Task Force. Since his appointment to the TCEQ, Dr. Shaw has served on the Texas Environmental Flows Advisory Group and as chair of the Texas Advisory Panel on Federal Environmental Regulations. Shaw also is a member of the Environmental Council of the States, serving on the Executive Committee as the Region 6 representative.


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