Opportunity for Native Representation on the Census National Advisory Committee

The Census Bureau is seeking nominiations for the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations (“NAC”). The purpose of the NAC is to provide advice to the Census Director on the full range of economic, housing, demographic, socioeconomic, linguistic, technological, methodological, geographic, behavioral, and operational variables affecting the cost, accuracy and implementation of Census Bureau programs and surveys, including the decennial census. Nominations must be received on or before Wednesday, January 10, 2024, and should be emailed to census.national.advisory.committee@census.gov with the subject line “2024 NAC Nominations.” This is an opportunity for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN), to examine areas such as students and youth, aging populations, race/ethnic distribution, and AI/AN tribal considerations.


Individuals, groups, and/or organizations may submit nominations on behalf of candidates. A summary of the candidate’s qualifications (resumé or curriculum vitae) must be included along with the nomination letter. Nominees must be able to actively participate in the tasks of the committee, including, but not limited to, regular meeting attendance, committee meeting discussant responsibilities, review of materials, as well as participation in conference calls, webinars, working groups, and/or special committee activities.