Patricia Overmeyer works for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment. She currently is coordinating the Agency's development of federal regulations setting standards and practices for conducting "all appropriate inquiry." She is the Designated Federal Official for the Federal Advisory Committee tasked with developing a proposed regulation under the negotiated rulemaking process. Ms. Overmeyer also managed the EPA task force that developed policy and guidance on the definition of a "brownfield site," in accordance with the provisions provided in the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act. Prior to joining EPA's Office of Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment, Ms. Overmeyer worked in EPA's Office of Solid Waste, in the Hazardous Waste Identification Division. Her responsibilities included developing regulations determining the regulatory status of industrial wastes under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Prior to joining EPA, Ms. Overmeyer was an Assistant Vice President in the Environmental and Health Sciences Group of Science Applications International Corporation. Ms. Overmeyer earned an M.S. from Carnegie-Mellon's School of Urban and Public Affairs (now the Heinz School) and has a B.A. in economics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.