The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking new members for its trade advisory committees. 

Members of these committees provide advice to the Secretary of Agriculture and the U.S. Trade Representative based on their experience in international trade. The committees are consulted regularly regarding ongoing negotiations, implementation of existing agreements and other issues that arise related to international trade. By serving on one of these committees, members have the opportunity to contribute their expertise and knowledge to government deliberations that influence U.S. trade policies. The vital role that agricultural trade plays in the health of our economy makes members’ advice and input all the more important. 


Nominations are accepted at any time and appointments will be made periodically; generally for a period of four years. Please go to for more information on membership criteria and nomination procedures.