U.S. Dept. of Energy seeks nominees by June 30 for Biomass Research & Development Technical Advisory Committee

15 June 2018 – The U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) has announced that it is seeking nominations to the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), due by 30 June 2018. The TAC, a body of approximately 30 volunteer members, advises the Secretaries of Energy, Agriculture, and others on Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) requests for proposals, facilitates partnerships among stakeholders, and participates in strategic planning and program evaluation. TAC members come from industry, academia, non-governmental organizations and government. TAC members serve for three years, with the new members anticipated to start in early 2019. The TAC holds quarterly public meetings.

DOE is particularly looking for expertise in biofuel/biobased product economics, agricultural economics, and energy and environmental analyses.

CAAFI Leadership actively participates in the TAC and encourages CAAFI stakeholders to apply.

The Federal Register notice provides more information on the TAC member role and how to nominate a candidate.

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