[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 156 (Monday, August 13, 2012)]
[Page 48168]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19794]

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Bureau of Land Management


Call for Nominations for the Twin Falls District Resource 
Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Call for Nominations, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory 


SUMMARY: This notice requests public nominations to fill one position 
on the Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) in category 
three (representatives of State, county, or local elected office; 
employees of a State agency responsible for management of natural 
resources; representatives of Tribes within or adjacent to the area for 
which the council is organized; representatives of academia who are 
employed in natural sciences; or the public-at-large).

DATES: All nominations must be received no later than September 12, 

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Heather Tiel-Nelson, Public 
Affairs Specialist, Twin Falls District Office, Bureau of Land 
Management, 2536 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, ID 83301

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Tiel-Nelson, 208-736-2352; 
    Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to 
contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is 
available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to leave a message or 
question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during 
normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 lands administered by the 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Section 309 of FLPMA directs the 
Secretary to establish 10- to 15-member citizen-based advisory councils 
that conform to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA). RAC membership must be balanced and representative of the 
various interests concerned with the land use planning and/or 
management of the public lands.
    The BLM Twin Falls District RAC is calling for nominations to fill 
a vacancy in category three (description addressed in the SUMMARY 
above, (43 CFR 1784.6-1(c)(3)). Upon appointment, the individual 
selected will fill the position until November 18, 2013. Nominees must 
be residents of Idaho. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their 
education, training, experience, and their knowledge of the 
geographical area. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to 
collaborative resource decision-making.
    The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently 
Federally registered lobbyists from being appointed or re-appointed to 
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.

Simultaneous with this notice, the Twin Falls District Office will 
issue a news release providing information for submitting nominations.

    Dated: June 29, 2012.
Jenifer Arnold,
Acting District Manager.
[FR Doc. 2012-19794 Filed 8-10-12; 8:45 am]