Sacramento, December 13, 2011 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture, on behalf of the Invasive Species Council of California (ISCC), seeks to appoint seven (7) members to the California Invasive Species Advisory Committee (CISAC).
The role of CISAC is to advise the ISCC on a broad array of issues related to preventing the introduction and spread of invasive species and providing for their control and/or eradication, as well as minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health impacts that invasive species cause.
• Environmental Protection Agency
The ISCC represents the highest level of leadership and authority in state government regarding invasive species. Its goal is to promote a consistent approach to invasive species at the state level. The purpose of the ISCC is to help coordinate a comprehensive effort to exclude invasive species from entering California and to eliminate, reduce, or mitigate the impacts of invasive species already established in the state.
Prospective nominees of the CISAC should be knowledgeable in and represent one or more of the following communities of interest:
- Biologists - Global Commerce
No member may serve on the CISAC for more than two (2) consecutive terms. All terms will be limited to three (3) years in length.
Members of the CISAC and its subcommittees will serve without pay. However, while away from their homes or regular places of business to attend to CISAC business, members, to the extent funding is available, may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem. Interested parties and newly appointed CISAC members are encouraged to attend the next meeting of the CISAC which will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2012.
Nominations should be typed and should include the following:
Nominations should be postmarked no later than Tuesday, January 10, 2012, to the following address:
For additional information, visit the Invasive Species Council of California’s website at: www.iscc.ca.gov.
California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Public Affairs
1220 N St., Ste. 214, Sacramento, CA 95814