USDA Seeks Nominations for Wildlife Advisory Committee
February 8, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is soliciting nominees for five additional positions on the secretary's National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee (NWSAC) for a two-year period. The purpose of the committee is to advise USDA on the activities, policies and research needed to conduct Wildlife Services. Committee members can serve up to three consecutive terms. The committee serves as a public forum enabling those affected by the Wildlife Services program to have a voice in the program's policies. 
 
Nominations for membership on this committee are being solicited and the secretary will select members to obtain the broadest possible representation. 
 
Individuals wishing to be nominated to this committee by the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) are asked to contact Peter Orwick, porwick@sheepusa.org, prior to the Feb. 26-27 meeting of the ASI Executive Board to express interest. ASI is looking for a producer to fill a seat vacated in January by the appointee from the Wyoming Wool Growers Association. The nominee will represent state sheep producer associations.