The Resource Advisory Council (RAC) is a 15-member advisory panel which provides advice and recommendations to the BLM on resource and land management issues for 75 million acres of federal public land in Alaska.
The RAC meets 2-3 times per year. Membership includes a cross section of Alaskans from around the state representing energy, tourism and commercial recreation interests; environmental, archeological or historic interests; and elected officials, Alaska Native organizations, and the public at large. Council members are selected for their ability to provide informed, objective advice on a broad array of public lands issues and their commitment to collaboration in seeking solutions to those issues.
Members are appointed to three-year terms and may be reappointed to consecutive terms. Council members must be Alaska residents. Members serve without salary, but are reimbursed travel expenses. If you or someone you know would like information about serving on the Alaska council, please call (907) 271-3335.
2015 RAC Application and Nomination Form
You may submit your form by mail to:
Bureau of Land Management Alaska State Office
222 W. 7th Ave. #13
Anchorage, AK 99513
or in person to the following Bureau of Land Management Public Information Centers:
Anchorage District Office
4700 BLM Road
Anchorage, AK 99507
Fairbanks District Office
1150 University Ave.
Fairbanks, AK 99709
or via fax at the following number: 907-271-5421
If sending your application via fax, please call ahead to 907-271-3335 or 907-271-3322 so we can monitor the fax machine for your application.
Federal Register Notice
2015 Application Form
RAC Meeting Quicklook
For Further Information
No meetings are currently scheduled.
At the September 2014 meeting, the RAC discussed establishing a subcommittee to work with the NPR-A Working Group. That new subcommittee will be created and members appointed by Bud Cribley, BLM Alaska State Director. A meeting date will be established once new members are appointed to the council replacing 5 outgoing members. Notice will be given via the Federal Register and local news release as well as posted here.
Download a shortened version of the NPR-A Record of Decision by clicking here.
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