New board appointments
Three North Dakota Farmers Union members have recently been appointed to prestigious boards. Robert Carlson has been selected to serve as a member of the EPA’s Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC) during its upcoming term, beginning June 15, 2012 and ending June 14, 2014. He is representing National Farmers Union. The FRRCC is an independent committee that advises EPA on a wide range of environmental issues that are important to agriculture and rural communities.
Tony Clark, the chairman of North Dakota’s Public Service Commission, received Senate confirmation to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. He will resign his current position after he is sworn in to FERC.
Judge Barth is the newest member on the North Dakota State Board of Agricultural Research and Education. His term began July 1, 2012 and expires July 1, 2016.