FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2012
Steve Ryder, (303) 239-4173, email@example.com
Christi Lightcap, (719) 924-0154, Christi.firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations Sought for Noxious Weed Advisory Committee
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The state advisory committee consists of fifteen members who are appointed by the Commissioner of Agriculture, John Salazar. The members of this committee play an important role in shaping department and state policy concerning noxious weeds. Their recommendations help protect landowners and the environment.
CDA 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. Members meet quarterly.
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)
Nominations are currently being accepted and must be submitted no later than September 15th. More information can be found under the “News” section on www.colorado.gov/ag and on the Noxious Weed program web page.