The Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA invites comments on the modification of the membership of the Softwood Lumber Board. …This proposed rule would modify the membership of the Board by adding two domestic manufacturer alternates, one importer alternate, a public member and alternate, and updating HTS numbers. The Board discussed the recommendations over several months and on May 17, 2023, unanimously recommended the proposed changes to the membership and the update to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) numbers. …Currently the Board struggles to find individuals from under-represented populations who are eligible to serve with the current membership requirements. To mitigate this issue, this proposed rule would add alternate positions (two for domestic manufacturers; one for importers) and a public member to the Board. …Comments must be received by March 22, 2024.