FROM: RICK WELSH, DIRECTOR
SOUTHERN SARE PROGRAM
SUBJECT: NOMINATIONS FOR SOUTHERN SARE
DATE: JUNE 16, 1997
The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Prgoram
(SSARE) will have five vacancies on its Administrative Council (AC)
starting at its November, 1997 meeting in North Carolina. One
vacancy is for a nongovernmental organization (NGO) representative
involved in sustainable agriculture. Three are for producers who
have demonstrated sustainable agricultural expertise and/or
experience; and one is for a social scientist with research
experience in agriculture to inform the AC on "quality of life"
issues as they relate to sustainability.
The AC is the governing body of the SSARE program and is a diverse
body made up of seven producers, three NGO representatives, one
agribusiness representative, and a number of 1862, 1890, federal and
state governmental agency representatives. The AC meets twice per
year for two to three days, in April and November. In addition, most
AC members are part of standing committees, which may meet or
communicate through conference calls to decide policy issues related
Any indiviudal put forth as a nominee must have already agreed to
To nominate indivudals please send to me by fax, mail or e-mail their
names, addresses, phone numbers, and the vacancies for which they are
to be considered.
Also, a one page (max.) biographical sketch, which outlines their
work and education experience relevant to sustainable agriculture,
should be submitted with the nominating letter. The nomineees can
prepare their own bio. Nominations must arrive at my office on or
before July 18, 1997. Thank you for your help in this important
SARE Program, Southern Region
University of Georgia
1109 Experiment St.
Griffin, GA 30223-1797