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Nominations sought for federal advisory

Tahoe Daily Tribune

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking nominations for people to serve on a committee that recommends how to spend federal money in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Nominations for the 2006-08 Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee will be accepted through March 24.

The committee provides a critical role in advising the secretary of agriculture and Lake Tahoe’s Federal Interagency Partnership on how to best coordinate federal programs and funds to achieve the goals of the Environmental Improvement Program. The committee charter and membership must be renewed every two years.

Representatives will be selected from the following sectors: gaming, environmental, national environmental, ski resorts, North Shore economic/recreation, South Shore economic/recreation, resort associations, education, property rights advocates, member-at-large, member-at-large, science and research, California state and local government, Washoe tribe, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, labor, transportation and Nevada sate and local government.

Letters of nomination for the committee should: identify the specific sector the applicant is applying to represent; document the proposed member’s qualifications for representing that sector on the Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee; and attach a completed AD-755 (Advisory Committee Background Information Form).

Mail application packets to: FACA Nominations, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, USDA Forest Service, 35 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150, no later than March 24.

Appointments to the committee will be made by the secretary of agriculture.

Committee application forms can be downloaded in from: or obtained from Mark Struble, acting legislative affairs officer, by calling (530) 543-2758, or send an e-mail request to

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