CDFA Announces Three Vacancies on the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Committee

Statewide

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing three vacancies on the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Committee. Committee member vacancies exist for one grower representative each from Tulare and Ventura Counties, and one citrus nursery representative from Southern California. Individuals interested in being considered for a committee appointment should send a brief resume by November 1, 2019 to the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

The Committee advises the CDFA secretary on activities associated with the statewide citrus specific pest and disease work plan that includes but is not limited to outreach and education programs and programs for surveying, detecting, analyzing, and treating pests and diseases specific to citrus.

The members receive no compensation but are entitled to payment of necessary travel expenses in accordance with the rules of the Department of Personnel Administration.

Committee member vacancies exists for one grower representative each from Tulare and Ventura Counties, and one citrus nursery representative from Southern California. All three member terms expire on September 30, 2023. Applicants should have an interest in agriculture and citrus pest and disease prevention. Individuals interested in being considered for a committee appointment should send a brief resume by November 1, 2019 to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Division, 2800 Gateway Oaks Dr., Suite 200, Sacramento, California 95833, Attention: Victoria Hornbaker.

For additional information, contact: Victoria Hornbaker, Director, Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Division at 916-654-0317, or e-mail victoria.hornbaker@cdfa.ca.gov.


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