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§ 929.160 Public member eligibility requirements and nomination procedures.
(a) Public member and alternate member candidates shall not represent an agricultural interest and shall not have a financial interest in, or be associated with the production, processing, financing, or marketing of cranberries.
(b) Public member and alternate member candidates should be able to devote sufficient time to attend committee activities regularly and to familiarize themselves with the background and economies of the cranberry industry.
(c) Names of candidates together with evidence of qualification for public membership on the Cranberry MarketingCommittee shall be submitted to the committee at its business office.
(d) Questionnaires shall be sent by the committee to those persons submitted as candidates to determine their eligibility and interest in becoming a public member.
(e) The names of persons nominated by the committee for the public member and alternate positions shall be submitted to the Secretary with such information as deemed pertinent by the committee or as requested by the Secretary.
(f) Public members shall serve a two-year term which coincides with the term of office of industry members of the committee.