Jim Jones

Assistant Administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, EPA

President Obama nominated Jim Jones to be the Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) in January 2012.  Jim was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 1, 2013. He is responsible for managing the office which implements the nation’s pesticide, toxic chemical, and pollution prevention laws.  Jim’s career with EPA spans more than 26 years. He has an M.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a B.A. from the University of Maryland, both in Economics