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Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
Advisory Committee Meeting
January 28, 2002

Living Desert Museum, Palm Desert, California

Hosted by

United States Department of Agriculture, USDA Forest Service

United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management

Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

 

8:30 AM

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
Danella George: Monument Manager

Gene Zimmerman: Forest Supervisor, San Bernardino National Forest USFS

Tim Salt: District Manager, California Desert District BLM

Review of the Meeting Agenda: Paul Ideker, Meeting Facilitator

Members of the Advisory Committee

Individual self-introductions, including a brief resume with name, member agency, interest in Monument, etc.

9:30 AM

WELCOME FROM CONGRESSWOMAN MARY BONO'S OFFICE

9:35 AM

MEETING GOALS & OBJECTIVES – Danella George

Monument manager's expectations of Committee and first year priorities for Monument manager.

Federal Advisory Committee Act overview – video and discussion

Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Advisory Committee Charter review

10:30 AM

BREAK

10:45 AM

WHO WILL BE DOING WHAT, WHEN, AND WITH WHOM

Laurie Rosenthal, USDA Forest Service, District Ranger, San Jacinto Ranger District

Jim Kenna, BLM Field Manager, Palm Springs/South Coast Field Office

Richard Campbell, Superintendent, California State Parks

Tom Davis, Agua Caliente band of Cahuilla Indians

     A presentation about how each agency/group is currently managing land in the Monument and how they will work together with the Advisory Committee.

11:30 AM

OVERVIEW OF THE LANDSCAPE AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SANTA ROSA AND SAN JACINTO MOUNTAINS – Bill Havert

NOON

ELECTION OF ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIR & VICE CHAIR

Review election process – Paul Ideker

Nominations from the floor for Vice Chair

Presentations by Candidates

Balloting

Results of Election Announced – Paul Ideker

Nominations from the floor for Chair

Presentations by Candidates

Balloting

Results of Election Announced – Paul Ideker

12:30 AM

 LUNCH

1:30 PM

DETERMINING COMMITTEE STANDARDS & PROCEDURES

A Facilitated discussion lead by Paul Ideker

Establishing Subcommittees

2:30 PM

STATUS OF MONUMENT PLAN – Connell Dunning

2:45 PM

SET SCHEDULE & TIMES FOR NEXT MEETINGS
 (1 year timeframe)

3:00 PM

PUBLIC COMMENTS

4:00 PM

MEETING SUMMARY – Danella George &
Paul Ideker

4:15 PM

MEETING ADJOURNS