The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is requesting nominations for the National Genetics Resources Advisory Council.
The National Genetic Resources Advisory Council was re-established in 2012 as a permanent subcommittee of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board to formulate recommendations on actions and policies for the collection, maintenance, and utilization of genetic resources; to make recommendations for coordination of genetic resources plans of several domestic and international organizations; and to advise the Secretary of Agriculture and the National Genetic Resources Program, part of the Agricultural Research Service, of new and innovative approaches to genetic resources conservation.
Members of the public may submit nomination via email, fax, or mail. For more information please visit the Federal Register notice. On August 15, the USDA extended the nomination deadline to August 24, 2018.