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Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee
« on: February 14, 2013, 02:45:47 am »

Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Outreach for new RAC Replacement members.


SUMMARY: Interested citizens are invited to serve on the Olympic
Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee (RAC). The RAC will be
responsible for reviewing and recommending land management projects to
be funded under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-
Determination Act, should the act be reauthorized this year.
    RAC members represent a wide range of interests. The committee
consists of 15 members and each member is assigned to one of three
categories. A replacement member is also assigned to each category. The
replacement member becomes a full time member when and if an assigned
member can not complete his or her four-year term. The Olympic
Peninsula RAC has vacancies for replacement members in Categories A, B,
and C.
     Category A represents organized labor, developed outdoor
recreation, off-highway vehicle use, commercial recreation activities,
energy development interests, the commercial timber industry, and
Federal grazing or other land use permits.
     Category B represents nationally recognized environmental
organizations, regionally or locally recognized environmental
organizations, dispersed recreational activities, archaeological and
historical interests.
     Category C represents state, county, or local elected
offices, American Indian tribes, school officials or teachers, and the
affected public-at-large.
    A four-year term would begin upon appointment by the Secretary of
Agriculture. Committee members serve without compensation, but may be
reimbursed for travel expenses. Members must be Washington residents,
preferably living in one of the Olympic Peninsula counties. Meetings
are held at least once and up to four times per year within Thurston,
Mason, Jefferson, Clallam, or Grays Harbor Counties.
    Interested participants should submit the required AD 755
application, available on the forest's Web site at

DATES: All applications must be received at the Olympic National Forest
Supervisor's Office by March 29, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Please mail all AD 755 forms to: Olympic National Forest,
1835 Black Lake Blvd. SW., Olympia, WA 98512, Attention: Grace Haight.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information, please
contact Donna Nemeth at 360-956-2274 or Bill Shelmerdine at 360-956-

    Dated: February 7, 2013.
Reta Laford,
Forest Supervisor, Olympic National Forest.
[FR Doc. 2013-03290 Filed 2-13-13; 8:45 am]
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