National Organic Standards Board: Call for Nominations

Docket Number: AMS-NOP-23-0089
Dates: Application packages must be received by mail or postmarked on or before June 28, 2024.


The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) 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 (OFPA). Through this Notice, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing its call for nominations to fill five vacancies on the NOSB. The positions are listed below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION . Appointees will serve a 5-year term likely beginning January 23, 2025, and ending January 23, 2030. Additionally, USDA seeks nominations for a pool of candidates that the Secretary of Agriculture can draw upon as replacement appointees if unexpected vacancies occur.


Michelle Arsenault; Telephone: (202) 997-0115; or Email:

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