The USDA is seeking nominations for people to serve on an Equity Commission Advisory Committee and an agricultural subcommittee. Both committees will have 15 members. The Equity Commission will advise the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by identifying USDA programs and policies that contribute to barriers to inclusion or access. The agricultural subcommittee will be charged with providing recommendations on issues related to agriculture to optimize USDA programs and policies.
The NASDA policy team will be collecting names of members and state staff who are interested in this position until Friday, October 15. Afterwards, the NASDA policy team will share the candidates with the NASDA executive committee for its selection. Send your nominations and accompanying material to NASDA Manager, Public Policy Autumn Lankford.