Call for Nominations for the Bureau of Land Management's California Desert District Advisory Council, 55525-55526 [E8-22544]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 187 / Thursday, September 25, 2008 / Notices (PAWG) was established as a result of the Record of Decision for the Pinedale Anticline Environmental Impact Statement (2000). On June 25, 2008, the Secretary of the Interior renewed the PAWG Charter. The PAWG advises the BLM on the development and implementation of monitoring plans and adaptive management decisions as development of the Pinedale Anticline Natural Gas Field proceeds. The PAWG is composed of nine members representing governmental agencies, industrial operators, interest groups and local communities. Members are appointed to the PAWG to serve a 2-year term. Nominations are currently being taken to represent: (1) Sublette County Government and (2) the oil and gas operators. Additional information can be found at: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/ en/field_offices/Pinedale/pawg.html. The PAWG Charter established several membership selection criteria and operational procedures that were developed once the Working Group became active. These are listed as follows: 1. The PAWG is composed of nine members who reside in the State of Wyoming. The PAWG members will be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Secretary of the Interior. 2. All members should have demonstrated an ability to analyze and interpret data and information, evaluate proposals, identify problems, and promote the use of collaborative management techniques (such as, long term planning, management across jurisdictional boundaries, data sharing, information exchange, and partnerships), and a knowledge of issues involving oil and gas development activities. 3. The service of the PAWG members shall be as follows: a. PAWG members will be appointed to 2-year terms, subject to removal by the Secretary of the Interior. At the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, members may be reappointed to additional terms. b. The Chairperson of the PAWG will be selected by the PAWG. c. The term of the Chairperson will not exceed 2 years. Individuals, or representatives of groups, who wish to become members of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group should complete and submit the following information to this office within 30 days after publication in the Federal Register: 1. Representative Group to be considered for: Sublette County Government or oil and gas operators: 2. Nominee’s Full Name: 3. Business Address: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:50 Sep 24, 2008 Jkt 214001 4. Business Phone: 5. Home Address: 6. Home Phone: 7. Occupation/Title: 8. Qualifications (education including colleges, degrees, major field of study and/or training): 9. Career Highlights (significant related experience, civic and professional activities, elected offices, prior advisory committee experience, or career achievements related to the interest to be represented): 10. Experience in collaborative management techniques, such as long term planning, management across jurisdictional boundaries, data sharing, information exchange and partnerships: 11. Experience in data analysis and interpretation, problem identification and evaluation of proposals: 12. Knowledge of issues involving oil and gas development: 13. Indicate Specific Area of Interest to be Represented from the following: (1) Sublette County, (2) The Town of Pinedale, (3) The oil and gas operators, (4) The environmental community, (5) The livestock operators, and (6) The adjacent landowner. 14. List any leases, licenses, permits, contracts or claims that you hold which involve lands or resources administered by the BLM: 15. Attach two or three Letters of Reference from interests or organization to be represented: 16. Nominated by: Include Nominator’s name, address and telephone number(s). 17. Date of nomination: Groups should nominate more than one person and indicate their preferred order of appointment selection. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your nomination form, you should be aware that your entire nomination form— including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your nomination form to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Donald A. Simpson, Acting State Director. [FR Doc. E8–22497 Filed 9–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55525 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CA–610–07–1990–AL] Call for Nominations for the Bureau of Land Management’s California Desert District Advisory Council Call for nominations for the Bureau of Land Management’s California Desert District Advisory Council. ACTION: Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management’s California Desert District is soliciting nominations from the public for five members of its District Advisory Council to serve the 2009– 2011 three-year term. Council members provide advice and recommendations to BLM on the management of public lands in southern California. Public notice begins with the publication date of this notice. Nominations will be accepted through Saturday, October 30, 2008. The three-year term would begin January 1, 2009. The five positions to be filled include: —One renewable resources representative. —One elected official. —One transportation/Rights-of-Way. —One renewable energy interests. —One public-at-large. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The California Desert District Advisory Council is comprised of 15 private individuals who represent different interests and advise BLM officials on policies and programs concerning the management of 11 million acres of public land in southern California. The Council meets in formal session three to four times each year in various locations throughout the California Desert District. Council members serve without compensation except for reimbursement of travel expenditures incurred in the course of their duties. Members serve three-year terms and may be nominated for reappointment for an additional three-year term. Section 309 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of BLM administered lands. The Secretary also selects council nominees consistent with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), which requires nominees appointed to the council be balanced in terms of points of view and representative of the various interests AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1 55526 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 187 / Thursday, September 25, 2008 / Notices concerned with the management of the public lands. The Council also is balanced geographically, and BLM will try to find qualified representatives from areas throughout the California Desert District. The District covers portions of eight counties, and includes over 11 million acres of public land in the California Desert Conservation Area and 300,000 acres of scattered parcels in San Diego, western Riverside, western San Bernardino, Orange, and Los Angeles Counties (known as the South Coast). Any group or individual may nominate a qualified person, based upon their education, training, and knowledge of BLM, the California Desert, and the issues involving BLMadministered public lands throughout southern California. Qualified individuals also may nominate themselves. Nominations must include the name of the nominee; work and home addresses and telephone numbers; a biographical sketch that includes the nominee’s work and public service record; any applicable outside interests or other information that demonstrates the nominees qualifications for the position; and the specific category of interest in which the nominee is best qualified to offer advice and council. Nominees may contact the BLM California Desert District External Affairs staff at (951) 697–5217 or write to the address below and request a copy of the nomination form. All nominations must be accompanied by letters of reference from represented interests, organizations, or elected officials supporting the nomination. Individuals nominating themselves must provide at least one letter of recommendation. Advisory Council members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, generally in late January or early February. Nominations should be sent to the District Manager, Bureau of Land Management, California Desert District Office, 22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, California 92553. ADDRESSES: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Razo, BLM California Desert District External Affairs (951) 697–5217. Steven J. Borchard, District Manager. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 187 (Thursday, September 25, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55525-55526]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CA-610-07-1990-AL]


Call for Nominations for the Bureau of Land Management's 
California Desert District Advisory Council

ACTION: Call for nominations for the Bureau of Land Management's 
California Desert District Advisory Council.

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AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior.
SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management's California Desert District is 
soliciting nominations from the public for five members of its District 
Advisory Council to serve the 2009-2011 three-year term. Council 
members provide advice and recommendations to BLM on the management of 
public lands in southern California. Public notice begins with the 
publication date of this notice. Nominations will be accepted through 
Saturday, October 30, 2008. The three-year term would begin January 1, 
2009.
    The five positions to be filled include:

--One renewable resources representative.
--One elected official.
--One transportation/Rights-of-Way.
--One renewable energy interests.
--One public-at-large.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The California Desert District Advisory 
Council is comprised of 15 private individuals who represent different 
interests and advise BLM officials on policies and programs concerning 
the management of 11 million acres of public land in southern 
California. The Council meets in formal session three to four times 
each year in various locations throughout the California Desert 
District. Council members serve without compensation except for 
reimbursement of travel expenditures incurred in the course of their 
duties. Members serve three-year terms and may be nominated for 
reappointment for an additional three-year term.
    Section 309 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) 
directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning 
and issues related to management of BLM administered lands.
    The Secretary also selects council nominees consistent with the 
requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), which 
requires nominees appointed to the council be balanced in terms of 
points of view and representative of the various interests

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concerned with the management of the public lands.
    The Council also is balanced geographically, and BLM will try to 
find qualified representatives from areas throughout the California 
Desert District. The District covers portions of eight counties, and 
includes over 11 million acres of public land in the California Desert 
Conservation Area and 300,000 acres of scattered parcels in San Diego, 
western Riverside, western San Bernardino, Orange, and Los Angeles 
Counties (known as the South Coast).
    Any group or individual may nominate a qualified person, based upon 
their education, training, and knowledge of BLM, the California Desert, 
and the issues involving BLM-administered public lands throughout 
southern California. Qualified individuals also may nominate 
themselves.
    Nominations must include the name of the nominee; work and home 
addresses and telephone numbers; a biographical sketch that includes 
the nominee's work and public service record; any applicable outside 
interests or other information that demonstrates the nominees 
qualifications for the position; and the specific category of interest 
in which the nominee is best qualified to offer advice and council. 
Nominees may contact the BLM California Desert District External 
Affairs staff at (951) 697-5217 or write to the address below and 
request a copy of the nomination form.
    All nominations must be accompanied by letters of reference from 
represented interests, organizations, or elected officials supporting 
the nomination. Individuals nominating themselves must provide at least 
one letter of recommendation. Advisory Council members are appointed by 
the Secretary of the Interior, generally in late January or early 
February.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to the District Manager, Bureau 
of Land Management, California Desert District Office, 22835 Calle San 
Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, California 92553.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Razo, BLM California Desert 
District External Affairs (951) 697-5217.

Steven J. Borchard,
District Manager.
[FR Doc. E8-22544 Filed 9-24-08; 8:45 am]
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