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USDA Seeks Nominations for National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee

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Washington, May 8, 2017 –The United States Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations for membership on the Secretary’s National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee (NWSAC).  Selected members will serve two-year terms.
The NWSAC advises USDA on activities, policies, program issues, and research needed to conduct operations for Wildlife Services, a program within USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.  The Committee also serves as a public forum enabling those affected by the Wildlife Services program to have a voice in the program’s policies. 

Nominations for individuals are sought from interested organizations, the academic community, stakeholder groups, State and Tribal agricultural agencies, and others.  Nineteen new members will be selected from these groups, with the goal of obtaining the broadest possible representation on the committee.  Appointments to the Committee will follow equal opportunity practices, in line with the USDA policies.   Committee members may serve up to three consecutive terms.

Nomination packages may be sent by postal mail or commercial delivery to The Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250, Attn:  Secretary’s National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee.  Nomination packages may also be emailed to
Consideration will be given to nominations received on or before June 30, 2017.


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