Currently a practicing Physician, Internal Medicine, Dr. Elaine Barron served as the first chair of the Binational Paso Del Norte Air Quality Task Force per the Direction of Kirk Watson, acting chair of the Texas Air Control Board. El Paso's non-attainment status in 1994 led to continuous efforts of cooperation to improve our air shed between Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, El Paso, Texas; and Las Cruces, New Mexico. Since that time, she has worked diligently on the following boards to improve the health of our citizens by improving environmental quality of air and water.
Member, EPA's Clean Air Act Advisory Committee1998-2004
Member, EPA's Environmental Justice , Air Ater Subcommittee 1998-2002
Past Member, Texas Advisory Board , Environmental Defense Fund,.
Member, Texas Water Development Board, 1994-2000
Member and Chair of El Paso Water Utilities, Public Service Board 2000-2004
Chair of El Paso City-County Health Department
Chair Texas Medical Association Committee on Environment
Board Member, Texas Medical Association , Council on Public Health