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The Federal Noxious and Invasive Weed Committee (E4) shall:

(currently operating jointly with W13 Weed Alert Committee)

  1. Consist of a Chair appointed to a four-year term and 11 other members each appointed for four-year terms.
  2. Review federal legislation as it relates to weed science activities and make recommendations regarding changes in the federal weed laws.
  3. Review drafts of laws for enactment by Congress and make recommendations for strengthening preventative weed technology.
  4. Serve in an advisory capacity in the development of state noxious weed programs and regulations.
  5. Serve in an advisory capacity to USDA-APHIS, PPQ in the listing of noxious weed species and other actions regarding the enforcement of the Federal Noxious Weed Act.
  6. Submit their findings to the WSSA Executive Committee for review and concurrence.

Committee Members:
Board Liaison: President Elect, Janis McFarland (contact: janis.mcfarland@syngenta.com)
Committee Chair: John Byrd (contact: jbyrd@pss.msstate.edu)

Name Affiliation End of Term
Byrd, John S 2016
McGregor, John S 2018
Darbyshire, Stephen C 2016
Skibo, Andrew W 2017
Smith, Michael S 2018
Knezevic, Steven NC 2016
Prostak, Randall NE 2016
Renz, Mark NC 2018
Richardson, Rob A 2019
Tasker, Alan NE 2017
Sellers, Brent S 2017
Post, Angela W 2019

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