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California Department of Food and Agriculture
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Steve Lyle, Director of Public Affairs, (916) 654-0462
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE CURLY TOP VIRUS CONTROL BOARD
CDFA
Release #07-035
SACRAMENTO, Friday, April 13, 2007 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) Integrated Pest Control Branch is announcing three vacancies on the Curly Top Virus Control Board.  This advisory board makes recommendations to the CDFA Secretary on all matters pertaining to the Curly Top Virus Control Program.

The term of office for a board member is unlimited.  The members receive no compensation, but are entitled to payment of necessary traveling expenses in accordance with the rules of the Department of Personnel Administration.

Vacancies are for a southern California member, District I; a San Joaquin Valley member, District II; and a coastal district member, District III; representing beans, peppers, spinach, sugar beets, and/or tomatoes.  Individuals interested in being considered for the board appointment should send a brief resume to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Integrated Pest Control Branch, 1220 N Street, Room 341, Sacramento, California 95814, Attention: Robert Leavitt by Thursday, April 26, 2007.

For additional information, visit the branch's web page at: http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/phpps/ipc/curlytopvirus/curlytopvirus_hp.htm; or contact: Robert Leavitt, Chief of Integrated Pest Control Branch at (916) 654-0768, by fax, (916) 653-2043, or e-mail rleavitt@cdfa.ca.gov.

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