The National Poultry Improvement Plan’s (NPIP) General Conference Committee (the Committee) advises the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Secretary on poultry health issues and helps develop recommendations to address poultry health problems for USDA and industry as needed. The Committee is accepting nominations from interested organizations and individuals to replace four positions with their terms expiring in June 2018. The Committee consists of one member-at-large and one member and alternate from each of the six U.S. regions. The Committee is accepting nominations for the member-at-large position and positions from the North Atlantic, East North Central and Western regions. A majority vote by NPIP delegates from their respective regions will determine member selections. The member-at-large position will be elected by a majority vote of all official delegates. Two nominees are required for each position. Persons interested in serving on the Committee or nominating another individual to serve must complete Form AD-755, available here. View the announcement here.