[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 116 (Thursday, June 17, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Page 34423]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-14660]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2009-0025]


Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health; Notice of 
Solicitation for Membership

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of solicitation for membership.

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SUMMARY: We are giving notice that the Secretary has established the 
Advisory Committee on Animal Health for a 2-year period. The Secretary 
is soliciting nominations for membership for this Committee.

DATES: Consideration will be given to nominations received on or before 
August 2, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be addressed to the person listed under 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael R. Doerrer, Chief 
Operating Officer, Veterinary Services, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 58, 
Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 734-5034; 
(Michael.R.Doerrer@aphis.usda.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Secretary's Advisory 
Committee on Animal Health (the Committee) is to advise the Secretary 
of Agriculture on means to prevent, conduct surveillance, monitor, 
control, or eradicate animal diseases of national importance. In doing 
so, the committee will consider public health, conservation of natural 
resources, and the stability of livestock economies.
    The Designated Federal Official shall select a Chairperson and Vice 
Chair upon consultation with the members of the committee. We are 
soliciting nominations from interested organizations and individuals. 
An organization may nominate individuals from within or outside its 
membership.
    Appointments to the Committee will be made by the Secretary of 
Agriculture. Equal opportunity practices, consistent with USDA 
policies, will be followed in making all appointments to the Committee. 
To ensure that recommendations of the Committee have taken into account 
the needs of the diverse groups served by the Department, membership 
shall include, to the extent practicable, individuals with demonstrated 
ability to represent minorities, women and persons with disabilities.
    Done in Washington, DC, this 11\th\ day of June 2010.

Kevin Shea,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-14660 Filed 6-16-10; 8:45 am]
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