The Secretariat (formerly referred to as the Administrative Support Group), currently hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, serves as the principal Initiative coordinator and provides the following support:

  • Organizes GMI meetings and events
  • Facilitates communication among the Subcommittees and the Project Network
  • Develops general outreach materials and maintains the GMI website
  • Acts as an information clearinghouse
  • Processes membership requests

The Secretariat reports directly to the Steering Committee and coordinates with the technical subcommittees to assist with their needs.


If you have a question about GMI or this website please contact us at:

Monica Shimamura
Director, GMI Secretariat
Hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Phone: +1.202.343.9683