Notice of Reopening the Call for Nominations for Certain Resource Advisory Councils, 50755 [2011-20784]

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ACTION: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for certain Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas. DATES: All nominations must be received no later than September 15, 2011. SUMMARY: The address of BLM state offices accepting nominations is listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison Sandoval, Bureau of Land Management, Correspondence, International, and Advisory Committee Office, 1849 C Street, NW., MS–MIB 5070, Washington, DC 20240; (202) 208– 4294. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWO620000.L18200000.XH0000]


Notice of Reopening the Call for Nominations for Certain Resource 
Advisory Councils

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations 
for certain Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils 
(RAC) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide 
advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and 
management of the National System of Public Lands within their 
geographic areas.

DATES: All nominations must be received no later than September 15, 
2011.

ADDRESSES: The address of BLM state offices accepting nominations is 
listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison Sandoval, Bureau of Land 
Management, Correspondence, International, and Advisory Committee 
Office, 1849 C Street, NW., MS-MIB 5070, Washington, DC 20240; (202) 
208-4294.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary of the Interior 
to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of 
lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the 
Secretary to establish 10- to 15-member citizen-based advisory councils 
that are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As 
required by FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of 
the various interests concerned with the management of the public 
lands. The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784 and 
include the following three membership categories:
    Category One--Holders of Federal grazing permits and 
representatives of organizations associated with energy and mineral 
development, timber industry, transportation or rights-of-way, 
developed outdoor recreation, off-highway vehicle use, and commercial 
recreation;
    Category Two--Representatives of nationally or regionally 
recognized environmental organizations; archaeological and historic 
organizations, dispersed recreation activities, and wild horse and 
burro organizations; and
    Category Three--Representatives of state, county, or local elected 
office; employees of a state agency responsible for management of 
natural resources; representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent 
to the area for which the council is organized; representatives of 
academia who are employed in natural sciences; and the public-at-large.
    Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be 
residents of the state in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will 
evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and 
knowledge of the geographical area of the RAC. Nominees should 
demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. The 
Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally-
registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, 
committees, or councils. The following must accompany all nominations:

-- Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations;
-- A completed background information nomination form; and
-- Any other information that addresses the nominee's qualifications.

    Simultaneously with this notice, BLM state offices will issue press 
releases providing additional information for submitting nominations, 
with specifics about the number and categories of member positions 
available for each RAC in the state. Nominations for RACs should be 
sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed below:

California

Northwestern California RAC

    Jeff Fontana, Eagle Lake Field Office, BLM, 2950 Riverside Drive, 
Susanville, California 96130, (530) 252-5332.

Oregon/Washington

Eastern Washington RAC; and Southeast Oregon RAC

    Pam Robbins, Oregon State Office, BLM, 333 SW First Avenue, P.O. 
Box 2965, Portland, Oregon 97204, (503) 808-6306.

Utah

Utah RAC

    Sherry Foot, Utah State Office, BLM, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, 
P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, (801) 539-4195.
    Certification Statement: I hereby certify that the BLM Resource 
Advisory Councils are necessary and in the public interest in 
connection with the Secretary's responsibilities to manage the lands, 
resources, and facilities administered by the BLM.

Mike Pool,
Deputy Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-20784 Filed 8-15-11; 8:45 am]
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