MADISON – For
those interested in serving on the Wisconsin Organic Advisory
Council, nominations are due by March 10.
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is
accepting nominations for four open seats, according to a DATCP
statement. Seats are available for an organic farmer, a
representative from an organic business, a representative from a
non-profit and an ‘at-large’ seat.
People can choose to self-nominate or nominate someone else, the
The Wisconsin Organic Advisory Council works to advise
government agencies and organizations on organic issues, in
addition to supporting organic production, processing and
Members serve three-year terms and attend quarterly meetings.
Selected members will begin their service at the July meeting.
A two-page application and two letters of recommendation are
needed for each nomination, according to the statement. All
nominations will be reviewed by a committee, and selections will
be approved by the DATCP secretary and board.