Joseph Corn, a public service associate in the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, once again has been named to the Invasive Species Advisory Committee. Formed under the U.S. Department of the Interior, the group provides recommendations to the National Invasive Species Council.
ISAC is made up of 30 individuals representing a broad range of stakeholders, including those in the scientific, conservation, agriculture communities, state and tribal governments and industry organizations that are impacted by invasive species.
NISC was established by Executive Order 13112 in February 1999 and is co-chaired by the secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture and Commerce. Its members include the secretaries of State, Defense, Transportation, Treasury, Health and Human Services, and Homeland Security and the administrators of the U.S. Environmental Protection Administration, the National Air and Space Administration, U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Trade Representative.