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DOE on the Hunt for new Biomass R&D Technical Advisory Committee Members: Nominations Due June 30th!

The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking new members to fill vacancies on the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee. Applications will be accepted until June 30th, 2016.

As a member of the committee, you will advise DOE and USDA points of contact with respect to the Biomass R&D Initiative (Initiative) and priority technical biomass R&D needs and make written recommendations to the Biomass R&D Board (Board). Those recommendations regard whether: (A) Initiative funds are distributed and used consistent with Initiative objectives; (B) solicitations are open and competitive with awards made annually; (C) objectives and evaluation criteria of the solicitations are clear; and (D) the points of contact are funding proposals selected on the basis of merit, and determined by an independent panel of qualified peers.

ABO members are encouraged to apply and serve as thought leaders to promote our dear friends, algae!

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