Washington, DC (June 26, 2011)- The Forest Service is seeking nominations to fill three positions on the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council. The Council serves in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of Agriculture and the Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Program and related natural resources.
The Forest Service will be accepting nominations that will serve as representatives for the following three positions:
1. Position 6: A member representing forest products; nursery, or related industries;
2. Position 8: One of two members representing academic institutions with an expertise in
urban and community forestry activities; and
3. Position 15: A member representing a community with a population greater than 50,000 and has experience and is active in urban and community forestry. They may not be officers or employees of any government body.
Nominations should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line should read: “2011 May NUCFAC Nominations.”
These positions will serve a 3-year term from January 1, 2012 until December 31, 2014.
Nominations must be received by August 29, 2011. Nomination forms may be downloaded here.
NUCFAC Call for Nominations
NUCFAC Call Letter and Nomination Form
National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council