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Committee NameFremont and Winema Resource Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number70505
Original Establishment Date Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date12/3/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Klamath RD, District Ranger, Fremont-Winema National Forests
Date Of Renewal Charter12/3/2020Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Heather
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Berg
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*The SRS and Community Self-Determination Act as reauthorized in PL 110-343 and PL 112-141.Designated Federal Officer Phone*541-885-3406
Effective Date Of Authority*10/3/2008Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Other Committee


Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The purpose of a Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act resource advisory committee is to improve collaborative relations and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service consistent with Division C, Title VI of Public Law 110-343.The Act describes the duties of the committees as follows: to review projects proposed by counties and other interested parties; to recommend projects and funding; to provide early and continuous coordination with Forest Service officials; to provide frequent opportunities for citizens, organizations, tribes, land management agencies and other interested parties to participate openly and meaningfully, beginning in the early stages of project development; to monitor projects approved under the Act; to advise the designated federal official on the progress of monitoring; and to make recommendations for any appropriate changes or adjustments to projects being monitored.
How is membership balanced?*The committee is comprised of 15 members, five in each of three categories prescribed in the Act. Within each category, the Act identifies specific interests members are to represent. Committees are formed in geographic areas to ensure each national forest located within a participating county or counties has access to a resource advisory committee. The Act requires members to be residents of the state or states within which the committee has jurisdiction.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee generally will meet 1-4 times per year as needed to perform its duties.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*This Resource Advisory Committee is mandated by the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act as reauthorized in Public Law 110-343 and Public Law 112-141.
Why close or partially close meetings?The committee does not anticipate the need for any closed meetings.
Recommendation RemarksThe Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee did not meet in FY 2019 and no new meeting minutes are posted.

The Committee's website is not up to date.

There are no new reports posted for FY 2019.


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsYes
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations*413Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentIn FY 2019,the committee did not meet and no recommendations on projects were made.

History: 2002-2013 215 total recommended (86 for Lake county and 129 for Klamath county)2008-2013 125 total recommended (49 in Lake County and 76 in Klamath County2014 27 total recommended projects (8 in Lake County and 19 in Klamath County)2015 0 total recommended projects due to late arrival of funds and loss of quorum. In FY 2016, no recommendations on projects were made. The RAC met on September 29, 2016, but did not make recommendations. In FY 2017, the RAC met on November 16-17 and approved 46 projects (17 in Lake County and 29 in Klamath County).
Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*84.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentApproximately 350 recommendations are completed.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*16.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentApproximately 63 projects are still in the implementation phase. A small number of recommendations/projects will not reach completion. The exact numbers are being confirmed.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess Comment
Agency Feedback CommentThe Forest Service (FS) Designated Federal Official/ RAC Coordinator regularly report to the committee on whether recommended projects proposals are or are not approved by the FS. The DFO/RAC Coordinator also reports on actions taken to implement approved projects. This may take the form of verbal reports and presentations at committee meetings, committee field trips and monitoring activities.Narrative Description*By recommending projects that maintain and improve the health of national forest ecosystems and improve cooperative relationships among the people who use and care for the national forests, the Secure Rural Schools resource advisory committees support the Forest Service mission to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. The committees specifically support Forest Service strategic goals to 1. Restore, sustain, and enhance the national forests; and 2. Provide and sustain benefits to the American people.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members* Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Staff* Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$9,000.00
Payments to Consultants* Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$2,800.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff* Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$1,200.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY* 
Other Costs$900.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$2,000.00
Total Costs$900.00Est. Total Next FY*$15,000.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)* Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.50
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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-033453Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2018
 COM-001169Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2017
 COM-003134Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2016
 COM-003357Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2015
 COM-005189Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2014
 COM-005422Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2013
 COM-006692Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2012
 COM-007542Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2011
 COM-009512Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2010
 COM-010462Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2009