National – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking nominations to fill three positions on its National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. Selected Board members advise the BLM and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) from the perspective of
The advisory board advises the BLM and USFS on the protection and management of wild free-roaming horses and burros on public lands administered by those agencies. The board typically meets twice annually, but the BLM may call additional meetings when necessary. Members serve a three-year term without salary. Members are reimbursed for approved travel and per diem expenses related to their activities on the board.
The advisory board is comprised of nine members who represent a range of interests. Individuals
Interested parties should submit an application packet that includes at a minimum a resume and nomination letter. Provide the following information as part of the application packet:
- The nominee’s first, middle, and last name.
- Position(s) for which the nominee wants to be considered.
- Business and home addresses and phone numbers.
- E-mail address.
- Present occupation/title and employer.
- Education (colleges, degrees, major field(s) of study).
- Career highlights (significant related experience, civic and professional activities, elected offices, including prior advisory committee experience or career achievements related to the interest to be represented).
- Relevant education, training, and experience.
- Experience or knowledge of wild horse and burro management.
- Experience or knowledge of horses or burros (equine health, training, and management).
- Experience in working with disparate groups to achieve collaborative solutions.
- Identification of any BLM permits, leases, or licenses held by nominee or employer.
Indicationof whether the nominee is a federally registered lobbyist.
- Explanation of interest in serving on the Board.
- Reference letter(s) from special interests or organizations the nominee desires to represent. References may
include,but are not limited to, business associates, friends, co-workers, and local, state and/or federal government representatives or elected officials. All nominations must include at least one letter of reference.
Submit nominations by e-mail to Dorothea Boothe, acting Wild Horse and Burro Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To send by U.S. Postal Service, mail to the National Wild Horse and Burro Program, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street, N.W., Room 2134 LM, Attn: Dorothea Boothe, WO-260, Washington, DC 20240. To send by FedEx or UPS, please mail to the National Wild Horse and Burro Program, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 20 M Street, S.E., Room 2134 LM, Attn: Dorothea Boothe, Washington, DC 20003.
Nominations must be received no later than 45 days after the notice has been published in the Federal Register, or postmarked by the same date. The BLM request for nominations appears in the February 13 edition of the Federal Register. For more information on the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board, visit the BLM website.