The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations for the newly reestablished Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC).
Eligible nominees include anyone actively working in the fruit and vegetable industry as growers, shippers, wholesalers, distributors, brokers, retailers, restaurant representatives, processors, fresh cut processors, foodservice suppliers, representatives of state departments of agriculture and members of trade associations.
Written nominations must be received by May 24, 2018, and should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or Valerie.email@example.com; sent to Marlene Betts, Acting Designated Federal Officer, Specialty Crops Program, USDA Room 2077-S, Stop 0235, Washington, D.C. 20250-0235; or faxed to (202) 720-0016.
Nominees who applied through the previous call for nominations published in the Federal Register on Aug. 2, 2017, do not need to reapply. Former FVIAC members who wish to be considered for a position on the FVIAC must reapply.
For more information about candidate qualifications, nomination requirements and forms, the nomination process and the advisory committee background, visit the committee page on the Agricultural Marketing Service website.
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