The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) seeks nominations for the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC). The advisory group will be represented by up to 25 qualified fruit and vegetable industry members who can provide recommendations and ideas to the Secretary of Agriculture on issues of importance to the produce industry. The deadline to submit an application or nominate a candidate is May 31, 2022.
The required documents for the nomination package include:
- USDA Advisory Committee Membership Background Information Form AD–755 (pdf)
- Cover Letter
Optional materials to send:
- List of Endorsements or Letters of Support (from Industry Group, Congressional Member, or Local/State Agricultural Office)
Electronic submittals are preferred and can be emailed to SCPFVIAC@usda.gov. Packages may also be mailed to Darrell Hughes, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., South Building-Room 1575-STOP 0235, Washington, DC 20250-0235, Attn: Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee.
For more information about membership requirements and responsibilities, please see the FVIAC Nomination Information.