Randy Banis resides in Leona Valley located on the southwestern edge of the Mojave Desert. He fills the Recreation position on the council. Randy continues to be a passionate volunteer on a myriad of projects and committees throughout the desert conservation area. He was a member of the WEMO and NEMO route survey teams, currently serves on the BLM Ridgecrest Field Office Steering Committee and the BLM Barstow Field Office Dumont Dunes Technical Review Team. He is also a member of the Friends of Jawbone and the Historical Society of the Upper Mojave Desert. He brings great insight and experience to existing and proposed District projects and programs.