CBP is looking to add new members to their COAC group, or Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee. Members of COAC work closely with CBP to make recommendations on many trade functions. Read more articles about COAC’s work with CBP here.
The following is an announcement today from the NCBFAA…
CBP is asking individuals interested in serving on the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) to apply for membership on or before July 24. COAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretaries of the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on all matters involving the commercial operations of CBP and related functions.
Under its charter, the COAC:
- Advises the Secretaries of the Treasury and DHS on all matters involving the commercial operations of CBP, including advising with respect to significant changes that are proposed with respect to regulations, policies, or practices of CBP;
- Provides recommendations to the Secretaries of the Treasury and DHS on improvements to the commercial operations of CBP;
- Collaborates in developing the agenda for COAC meetings; and
Performs such other functions relating to the commercial operations of CBP as prescribed by law or as the Secretaries of the Treasury and DHS jointly direct.
Read the Federal Register Notice for information and application process here.
Learn more about the history and role of COAC here.