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California Department of Food and Agriculture
Release #20-023

CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON CITRUS PEST AND DISEASE PREVENTION COMMITTEE

SACRAMENTO, February 18, 2020 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing one vacancy on the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Committee. The committee advises the CDFA secretary on activities associated with the statewide citrus specific pest and disease work plan, which includes outreach and education programs as well as surveying, detecting, analyzing, and treating pests and diseases specific to citrus.

Members receive no compensation, but are entitled to payment of necessary travel expenses in accordance with the rules of the Department of Personnel Administration.

A committee member vacancy exists for one grower representative from Ventura County, the member term expires on September 30, 2023. Applicants should have an interest in agriculture and citrus pest and disease prevention. Individuals interested in being considered for a committee appointment should send a brief resume by May 1, 2020 to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Division, 2800 Gateway Oaks Dr., Suite 200, Sacramento, California 95833, Attention: Victoria Hornbaker.  

For additional information, contact: Victoria Hornbaker, Director, Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Division at (916) 654-0317, or e-mail (Victoria.hornbaker@cdfa.ca.gov).


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