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USDA - 70505 - Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)


Committee NameFremont and Winema Resource Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number70505
Original Establishment Date10/20/2008Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date10/15/2021Designated Fed Officer Position Title*District Ranger
Date Of Renewal Charter10/15/2023Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Melanie
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Fullman
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*SRS and Community Self-Determination Act as reauthorized in PL 110-343, PL 112-141 and as amended Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 PL. 115-334.Designated Federal Officer Phone*(541) 219-2062
Effective Date Of Authority*10/3/2008Designated Federal Officer Fax*(541) 947-6375
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated 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 Officer 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?All meetings are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksThe Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee held one meeting in FY22 to review and recommend projects. The meeting was held virtually on May 5, 2022 and 15 projects were recommended for funding.


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
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 DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentRecommended projects from external partners resulted in grants and agreements.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*Yes
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed11
Outcome CommentNot Applicable.Number Of Grants Recommended11
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$1,125,194.00
Cost Savings CommentNot Applicable.Grants Review CommentDollar value is total amount of funding approved for projects that will receive money through grants and agreements in FY22 (projects proposed by external partners). Projects recommended for funding at May 5, 2022 meeting.
Number Of Recommendations*442Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNumber reflects tallying all recommendations from previous years; 15 new projects were recommended for funding in May 2022.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*90.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentApproximately 400 projects are complete.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*10.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentApproximately 42 projects are in the implementation phase.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNot applicable.
Agency Feedback Comment*The Forest Service (FS) Designated Federal Officer (DFO) and RAC Coordinator report to the committee on whether recommended projects are or are not approved by the FS. The DFO and RAC Coordinator report on actions taken to implement approved projects (monitoring reports, provided by project proponents, as required by the Act). Reports may take the form of verbal reports and presentations at committee meetings, committee field trips, or other contact with the committee (via e-mail or phone). Media materials are being developed to make monitoring reports readily accessible by the public on the local committee website.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*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$29,592.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$40,000.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$50.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$100.00
Total Costs$29,642.00Est. Total Next FY*$40,100.00
Date Cost Last Modified8/9/2022 5:03 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.60
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.52Est Cost RemarksOther costs associated with materials supplied to RAC members (RAC introduction binders for new members and binders containing project and meeting information). Payments to Federal staff include time for work of DFO and the position of full-time RAC Coordinator. Travel reimbursement for non-Federal members may incur if members choose to meet in-person.
Cost RemarksOther costs associated with materials supplied to RAC members for meetings (binders containing project and meeting information). Payments to Federal staff include time for work of DFO and the position of full-time RAC Coordinator.  
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Interest Areas

Fish and Wildlife
Land Management and Use


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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039862Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2021
 COM-038358Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2020
 COM-036128Fremont and Winema Resource Advisory Committee2019
 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