There is hereby established in the Environmental Protection Agency
a Water Pollution
Control Advisory Board, composed of the Administrator or his designee, who shall be Chairman, and nine members appointed by the President, none of whom shall be Federal officers or employees. The appointed members, having due regard for the purposes of this chapter, shall be selected from among representatives
of various State,
interstate, and local governmental agencies, of public or private interests contributing to, affected by, or concerned with pollution,
and of other public and private agencies, organizations, or groups demonstrating an active interest in the field of pollution
prevention and control, as well as other individuals who are expert in this field.