National Organic Standards Board: Call for Nominations

Docket Number: AMS-NOP-22-0030
Dates: Written nominations must be received by mail or postmarked on or before August 5, 2022


The National Organic Standards Board was established to assist in the development of standards for substances to be used in organic production and to advise the Secretary on the implementation of the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. Through this Notice, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing its call for nominations to fill one vacancy. A description of the position is listed under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.  Appointees will serve a five-year term beginning 2023 and ending 2028. Additionally, AMS seeks nominations for a pool of candidates that the Secretary of Agriculture can draw upon as replacement appointees if unexpected vacancies occur.

Submit Nomination

Applications can be sent via email to Michelle Arsenault at, or mailed to USDA-AMS-NO P, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 2642-S, Ag Stop 0268, Washington, DC 20250-0268. Electronic submittals are preferred.


Michelle Arsenault, Advisory Committee Specialist, National Organic Standards Board, USDA-AMS-NOP, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 2642-S, STOP 0268, Washington, DC 20250-0268; Phone: (202) 997-0115; Email:

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