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Census Bureau Seeks Nominations for Individuals to Serve on the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations
Apr 15, 2013

The Census Bureau is requesting nominations of individuals, both experts and organizational representatives, to the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations.

Nominations are due by May 13, 2013.

The April 12, 2013 FEDERAL REGISTER provides full background on the nomination process.

Excerpt:

The Committee aims to have a balanced representation among its members, considering such factors as geography, age, gender, race, ethnicity, technical expertise, community involvement, knowledge of hard to count populations, and familiarity with Census Bureau programs and/or activities. The Committee will include a minimum three members with expertise on or with experience representing each of the following populations: African American; American Indian and Alaska Native; Asian; Hispanic; and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders. The Committee aims to include members from diverse backgrounds, including state, local and tribal governments, academia, research, national and community-based organizations, and the private sector.