Toxics Advisory Committee (TAC)
Committee Members


David Velinsky, Ph.D.
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
VP for Academy Science and Department Head
Biodiversity, Earth, and Environmental Science
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1195

Keith Cooper, Ph.D. (Alternate for Dr. Velinsky)
Department of Biochemistry & Microbiology
Rutgers, The State University of N.J.
76 Lipman Dr. - Room 218
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8525
Phone: (732) 932-9763 ext. 218
Fax: (908) 932-8965

Dibyendu “Dibs” Sarkar, Ph.D., P.G. (2nd Alternate for Dr. Velinsky)
Professor of Environmental Engineering
Director, Sustainability Management Program
Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology
1 Castle Point on Hudson
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: (201) 216-8028




John Cargill
Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances/Site Investigation and Restoration Section
391 Lukens Drive
New Castle, DE  19720
Phone: (302) 395-2622
and also Division of Watershed Stewardship/Watershed Assessment & Management Section
State Street Commons
100 W. Water Street – Suite 10B
Dover, DE  19904
Phone: (302) 739-9939     


Tracy Carluccio
Delaware Riverkeeper Network
925 Canal St. 
Suite 3701 
Bristol, PA 19007
Phone: (215) 369-1188 ext. 104
Fax: (215) 369-1181


Diana Oviedo-Vargas, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Stroud Water Research Center
970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311
Phone: (610) 268-2153

EPA Region II

Brent Gaylord
U.S. EPA Region 2
Water Quality Standards Coordinator
Clean Water Regulatory Branch
Clean Water Division
290 Broadway, 24th Fl.
New York, NY 10007-1866
Phone: (212) 637-3868

EPA Region III

Kuo-Liang Lai, P.E.
U.S. EPA Region III
Office of Standards, Assessment, and TMDLs
Water Protection Division (3WP30)
1650 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 814-5473

Federal Fish & Wildlife

Clay Stern
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
New Jersey Field Office
4 E. Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 4
Galloway, NJ 08205
Office Phone: (609) 383-3938
Desk Phone: (609) 382-5280


J. Bart Ruiter
The Chemours Company, FC, LCC
1007 Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19899-2047
Phone: (302) 773-0067
Fax: (302) 773-5375

Scott Northey (Alternate for Mr. Ruiter)
EHS Supervisor
The Chemours Company, Chambers Works
67 Canal Road
Deepwater, NJ 08023
Phone: (856) 540-2012

Daniel J. Caldwell, Ph.D, CIH, DABT, BCES (2nd Alternate for Mr. Ruiter)
Johnson & Johnson
410 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: (732) 524-1088


Jason Cruz
Aquatic Biologist Supervisor
Philadelphia Water Department
1101 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2994
Phone: (215) 685-4946
Fax: (215) 685-6043

Matthew Fritch (Alternate for Mr. Cruz)
Environmental Engineer
Philadelphia Water Department
1101 Market St., 4th Fl.
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2994
Phone: (215) 685-4962

New Jersey

Biswarup (Roop) Guha
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Environmental Analysis, Restoration, and Standards
Division of Water Monitoring and Standards
401 E. State St., PO Box 420; Mail Code 401-03
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 292-1592
Fax: (609) 984-6505

Sandra M. Goodrow, Ph.D., C.F.M. (Alternate for Mr. Guha)
Research Scientist I
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Science, Research, and Environmental Health
428 E. State St., 1st Floor
P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Phone: (609) 984-9556

Stephen Seeberger (2nd Alternate for Mr. Guha)
Principal Environmental Scientist
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Surface Water Permitting
Division of Water Quality
401 E. State St.
P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 292-4860
Fax: (609) 984-7938

New York

Jason R. Fagel
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Research Scientist
Bureau of Water Assessment and Management - Division of Water
625 Broadway
Albany, NY  12233-3502
Phone: (518) 402-8156
Fax: (518) 402-9029


Maria Schumack
Bureau of Clean Water – PA Department of Environmental Protection
Project Manager
Rachel Carson State Office Building
400 Market St
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 705-0486

Public Health

Eric Bind, M.P.P.
New Jersey Department of Health
Research Scientist
Environmental and Chemical Laboratory Services
3 Schwarzkopf Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
Phone: (609) 530-2662
Fax: (609) 530-2661