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California Department of Food and Agriculture

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California Department of Food and Agriculture
Release #18-064


SACRAMENTO, October 18, 2018 -The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing five vacancies on the CDFA Apiary Board. The board consists of five members appointed by the CDFA secretary. Members are beekeepers who reside in California and who represent the major geographical divisions of the beekeeping industry. The Apiary Board is advisory to the secretary on all matters related to the beekeeping industry and may make recommendations on all matters affecting the activities of the department in relation to the beekeeping industry, including an annual review of the departmentís apiary program.
The members receive no compensation but each member shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses, including travel expenses, incurred in attending meetings of the board and any other official duty authorized by the board and approved by the director in accordance with the rules of the Department of Personnel Administration.  The term of office of the members of the board is four years. The board member terms will be filled as follows; two new board members will begin terms on January 1, 2019 and the other three board members terms will begin June 1, 2019.
Individuals interested in being considered for a Board appointment should send a brief resume by December 1, 2018 to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, 3288 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832 Attention: Courtney Albrecht.
For additional information, contact: Courtney Albrecht at (916) 403-6647, or e-mail


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