Want to Help the FDA? Become a Consumer Representative on an FDA Advisory Committee
Consumer Representatives serve as Special Government Employees on a committee for up to a four-year term.
Provide the perspective of consumers to advisory committees and do not represent their own personal expertise. Their role is to:
- Represent the consumer perspective on issues and actions before the advisory committee;
- Serve as a liaison between the committee and interested consumers, associations, coalitions, and consumer organizations; and,
- Facilitate dialogue with the advisory committees on scientific issues that affect consumers.