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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, Scott Senseman (contact: ssensema@utk.edu)
Committee Chair: Rob Richardson (contact: rob_richardson@ncsu.edu)

Name Affiliation End of Term
Richardson, Rob S 2019
Post, Angela S 2019
McGregor, John S 2018
Smith, Michael S 2018
Renz, Mark NC 2018
Tasker, Alan NE 2019
Sellers, Brent S 2019
Skibo, Andrew W 2019
Byrd, John S 2020
Knezevic, Steven NC 2019

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