Noxious Weed Advisory Committee Nominations Being Accepted

The state noxious weed advisory committee consists of fifteen members who are appointed by the Commissioner. The members of this committee play an important role in shaping department and state policy for noxious weed management in Colorado. Its recommendations help protect the state's agricultural and natural lands, as well as landowners. The Department makes every effort to balance the interests of the committee and to ensure different geographic areas of the state are represented equally.

Terms are two years in length and appointees are limited to two full consecutive terms each. The committee meets quarterly, usually three meetings in Lakewood and one meeting elsewhere in the state. Positions becoming vacant in November include:

  • Municipal official (1 position)
  • Green industry (e.g., greenhouse, nursery, horticulture) (1 position)
  • Resource specialist (e.g., natural resource practitioner or scientist) (1 position)
  • At-Large (1 position)

Prospective members may either be nominated by others or may directly apply without a nomination.

Nominations or applications are currently being accepted and must be submitted no later than September 15th. The  NWAC Nomination Form pdf file can be directly e-mailed to the Department. You will receive a confirmation e-mail once it has been received.If you have any questions about the committee or the nomination process, please contact Steve Ryder.