Nominations for advisory committee on foreign poultry diseases
Nominations have opened for 2-year membership
appointments to the committee that advises the US Secretary of Agriculture on
actions necessary to prevent foreign livestock and poultry diseases in the
The committee also advises the Secretary on contingency planning and
maintaining a state of preparedness to deal with any introduced diseases.
Members for this committee will be selected so that the broadest
representation is possible. Once the committee has been formed, a chairperson
and vice chairperson will be elected by members.
Consideration will be given to nominations received on or before 7 January,
* Nominations can be sent to Mark Teachman, acting director of interagency
coordination, National Centre for Animal Health Emergency Management, veterinary
services, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, US Department of
Agriculture, 4700 River Road, Unit 41, Riverdale, MD 20737-1231.
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