The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program (NOP) is seeking nominations for an environmentalist/resource conservationist to serve on the National Organic Standards Board.
NOP is seeking nominations for an environmentalist that demonstrates expertise in areas of environmental protection and resource conservation. The nominee should understand organic principles and have practical experience in the organic community or academia specific to environmental protection and resource conservation. Once appointed, the candidate will fulfill a five year term beginning January 2013.
Applications are due July 30, 2012.
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