February 1, 2018

CDFA Seeking Nominations for Standardization Advisory Committee

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is looking to fill nine vacancies on the Standardization Advisory Committee. This committee makes recommendations to the CDFA Secretary on all matters regarding the Standardization Program—a program which enforces laws and regulations governing minimum standards for maturity, quality, size, standard container and pack and container markings.

The Standardization Advisory Committee vacancies are for individuals who have a financial interest in a commodity represented. The term of office is up to two years. Members receive no compensation, but are entitled to payment of necessary traveling expenses in accordance with the rules of the California Department of Human Resources.

Individuals interested in being considered for an appointment should complete a Prospective Member Appointment Questionnaire, and attain a letter of recommendation from industry.

Nominations will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications should be sent to Thomas Osborn, CDFA Inspection and Compliance Branch, 1220 ‘N’ Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 or via e-mail to thomas.osborn@cdfa.ca.gov.  

For more information, read the official CDFA vacancy announcement here.