7 CFR 905.150 - Eligibility requirements for public member and alternate member.
(a) The public member shall be neither a producer nor a handler of Florida citrus fruit and shall have no direct financial interest in the production or marketing of citrus fruit (except as a consumer of agricultural products).
(b) The public member should be able to devote sufficient time and express a willingness to attend Committee activities regularly and become familiar with the background and economics of the industry.
(c) The public member must be a resident of the production area.
(d) The public member should be nominated by the Citrus Administrative Committee and should serve a 1-year term which coincides with the term of office of producer and handler members of the Committee.