Media Contacts: Steve Lyle, CDFA Public Affairs, (916) 654-0462,
SACRAMENTO, June 30, 2014- The California Department of Food and Agriculture Division of Animal Health and Food Safety Services is announcing a vacancy on the Cattle Health Advisory Task Force (CHATF). Food and Agricultural Code Section 10610 provides for the establishment of a task force to advise the secretary of agriculture on the control and management of cattle diseases and evaluate the effectiveness of cattle health programs.
The vacancy is for one member representing the cattle research/extension sector. Individuals interested in this CHATF appointment should send a brief resume by July 18, 2014 addressed to:
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Animal Health Branch
1220 N Street
Sacramento, California 95814
Attention: Dr. Anita Edmondson
The term of office for a member of CHATF is two years. Members of the committee receive no compensation, but they are entitled to reimbursement for per diem expenses such as mileage, lodging, meals, and incidental expenses.