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California Department of Food and Agriculture

Media Contacts: Steve Lyle (CDFA), 916-654-0462 ,

California Department of Food and Agriculture
Release #22-147



SACRAMENTO, October 21, 2022 – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing three vacancies on the Registered Service Agency (RSA) Advisory Committee.

The committee advises the department on all matters concerning the registration of services agencies, as authorized by Business and Professions Code (BPC), Division 5, Chapter 5.5, Section 12541. CDFA’s RSA Program is responsible for registering businesses and their employees who, for hire or payment of any kind, repair commercial weighing and measuring devices. CDFA’s Division of Measurement Standards and county weights and measures officials regularly monitor the work of these businesses.

The RSA Advisory Committee consists of seven members.  Three (3) positions are currently vacant.

• One member representing industry clients of service agencies
• Two members representing county sealers or directors of weights and measures

Applicants must demonstrate applied knowledge in the field of weights and measures and either technical expertise with commercial weighing and/or measuring devices or general knowledge of government oversight of the RSA industry.

The term of office is three years. Members are asked to be available to participate in a minimum of four meetings per fiscal year. The committee may meet more frequently if needed. Committee members receive no compensation but are entitled to payment for necessary traveling expenses in accordance with the rules of the Department of Personnel Administration.

Individuals interested in being considered for appointment must send a brief letter of interest and a completed Prospective Member Appointment Questionnaire (( to by December 2, 2022.

For further information on the RSA Program, visit or call the Division of Measurement Standards at (916) 229-3000.


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