SACRAMENTO, May 9, 2019- The Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee (CFMAC) is seeking to fill vacancies. The CFMAC advises the Secretary on current issues concerning legislation, regulations, enforcement and administrative policies and procedures pertaining to the direct marketing of agriculture products at certified farmers’ markets (CFM). California has more than 2,500 certified agricultural producers participating in approximately 750 CFMs within the state.
Vacancies include: two producers or representatives of agricultural organizations that represent producers; five alternate producers or representatives of agricultural organizations that represent producers; two alternate CFM operators or representatives of the operator; and one public member.
The term of office for committee members 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 the attached 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information on the California CFM Program and committee vacancies, please contact Maria Tenorio Alfred at (916) 900-5030.
California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Public Affairs
1220 N St., Ste. 214, Sacramento, CA 95814