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Members

Northwest Resource Advisory
Council Members


Northwest RAC members represent a broad range of interests in three general categories with five members assigned to each category. Category 1 members represent commercial interests or users such as livestock grazing, timber, mining, oil and gas, realty and rights-of-ways, off-highway vehicle groups, and guides and outfitters. Category 2 members represent environmental organizations, archaeology/historical interests, wildlife organizations, wild horse and burros, and dispersed/general recreation. Category 3 members represent state or other governmental agencies, Tribes, academic institutions, and the public-at-large.

Category 1
Category 2
Category 3

Federal Grazing Permittee

Wes McStay
Craig

 

Environmental

Luke Schafer
Craig

 

Elected Officials

John Justman
Fruita

Lanny Weddle
Walden

Energy and Minerals

Jim Mattern

 

 

 

Dispersed Recreation

Barbara Vasquez
Cowdrey

 

 

Public-at-Large

Joe Neuhof
Grand Junction

  Kai Turner
Meeker

 

 

 

Off-Highway Vehicles 

John Potter
Grand Junction

  

Wild Horse and Burro

 

 

State Natural Resource Agency

Dean Riggs (Chair)
Grand Junction 

 

 

Archaeology/Historical 

Carl Conner
Grand Junction

 

 

 

Please contact Chris Joyner 970-244-3097 at for further information.