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

Term Expires - 2016 

Environmental

Luke Schafer
Craig

 Term Expires - 2017

Elected Officials

John Justman
Fruita

Term Expires - 2016

Energy and Minerals

Jim Mattern
Grand Junction

Term Expires - 2017

Dispersed Recreation

Barbara Vasquez
Cowdrey

 Term Expires - 2016

Public-at-Large

Joe Neuhof
Grand Junction

   Term Expires - 2016 

Off-Highway Vehicles 

John Potter
Grand Junction

 Term Expires - 2019 

Dispersed Recreation

Mike Pritchard
Aspen

 Term Expires - 2019

State Natural Resource Agency

Dean Riggs (Chair)
Grand Junction 

Term Expires - 2017 

 Energy and Minerals

David Ludlam
Grand Junction

Term Expires - 2019

Archaeology/Historical 

Carl Conner
Grand Junction

 Term Expires - 2016

 Elected Official

George Newman
Basalt

Term Expires - 2019

Commercial Outdoor Recreation

Lori Buck
Fruita

Term Expires - 2019

 Environmental Organizations

Connor Coleman
Carbondale

Term Expires - 2019

Public At Large

Lanny Weddle
Walden

Term Expires - 2017