The National Pork Board is accepting nominations to fill five, three-year terms as directors of the board. State pork producer associations, farm organizations and anyone who pays the pork checkoff, which includes pork producers and pork importers, may submit nominees.

In addition, NPB is accepting nominations to fill three positions for the 2005 Pork Board Nominating Committee. The nominating committee is responsible for soliciting, evaluating and recommending candidates to the Pork Act Delegate Body.

Nominations are due by Dec. 1. Please submit application requests and questions to the National Pork Board either by mail to P.O. Box 9114, Des Moines, IA 50306 or by telephone to Lorraine Garner, at 515-223-2600, or e-mail

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