Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council

Current Members

Category One: Industry
Timothy Dufurrena Rancher Federal Permittee
Jerry Hepworth Environmental Manager
Coeur Rochester, Inc.
Energy and Minerals
John Mudge Director, Environmental Affairs, Newmont Mining Energy and Minerals
Ernest Paine Rancher Federal Permittee
William Bennett Supervisor, Sierra Pacific Power
Transportation & Rights-of-Way
Category Two: Conservation, dispersed recreation, archaeological/historic interests
Laura Crane Desert Rivers Program Manager National/Regional Environmental
Vernon Schulze Board of Directors, National Wild Horse and Burro Association Wild Horses and Burros
Director, Special Projects
Black Rock City, LLC
Dispersed Recreation
D. Craig Young Geoarchaeologist, Project Director Archaeology/Historic
James Eidel Amateur Ornithologist & Consulting Geologist National/Regional Environmental - Wildlife
Category Three: Elected officials, Alaska Natives, public-at-large
Patricia Herzog Winnemucca City Council Elected Official
Rochanne Downs Cultural Resources Director, Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe Native American Tribes
John Gebhardt - Chair Nevada Division of Wildlife State Agency
Sherm Swanson Associate Professor, Environmental/Resource Sciences, University of Nevada-Reno Academic
Brian Doyal Civil Designer Public-at-Large

Please contact the Nevada RAC Coordinator for further information.

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