CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) recently announced it has officially begun its nationwide search for an executive director. The position is responsible for providing leadership and guidance in support of AAFCO’s vision, mission, strategic objectives and initiatives for promoting a safe feed supply through unified system-based regulation and feed-ingredient standards.

Reporting to AAFCO’s board, the executive director will work with the leadership team and Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS). 

Candidates for consideration will provide evidence of organizational, leadership and communications skills, inter-organizational networking, membership development and support. AAFCO said qualified individuals should email with any questions or to submit a formal proposal and application. 

Final proposals must be received by the close of business on or before June 29. In-person interviews with candidates are scheduled for the beginning of August in St. Louis with an anticipated start date in late August or early September.

AAFCO is an independent organization that has been guiding state, federal and international feed regulators with ingredient definitions, label standards and laboratory standards for more than 110 years, while supporting the health and safety of people and animals. 

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