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Share Your Expertise: Volunteer to be an EnviroMentor

EnviroMentors are qualified professionals with technical or legal expertise on environmental issues who volunteer to help small businesses, local governments, water and wastewater systems, and school districts with state environmental rules.

What experience would I need?

To be an EnviroMentor, you should meet one of these sets of qualifications:


  • Have a degree in an environmental field, or comparable experience
  • Be available to volunteer up to 20 hours a year

Wastewater/Water Utility

  • Hold a current Texas Class C (or above) water or wastewater operator license
  • Be available to volunteer up to 20 hours a year


  • Have a law degree and current membership in the State Bar of Texas
  • Be available to volunteer up to 20 hours a year

What are the benefits of being an EnviroMentor?

  • Updates on TCEQ rule changes,
  • Recognition for your service,
  • Increased visibility for your company, and
  • An annual meeting to network with other volunteers and TCEQ staff.

How do I become an EnviroMentor?

To volunteer to be an EnviroMentor, send an e-mail to . We will respond by e-mail to complete the application process.

Where can I find more information and assistance?

The TCEQ's Small Business and Local Government Assistance section offers free, confidential help to small businesses and local governments working to comply with state environmental regulations. Call us at (800) 447-2827 or visit our webpage at