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USDA - 71995 - Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)


Committee NameChippewa National Forest Resource Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number71995
Original Establishment Date10/9/2009Committee 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*Forest Supervisor, Chippewa National Forest
Date Of Renewal Charter10/15/2023Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Michael
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Stansberry
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*(406) 437-8298
Effective Date Of Authority*10/3/2008Designated Federal Officer Fax*(218) 335-8637
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 committee review and make recommendations of projects to the DFO.
How is membership balanced?*The committee membership is balanced with representation from all three required categories from various user groups.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee generally will meet 1-4 times per year as needed to perform its duties, or as often as needed.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The committee is necessary to meet the requirement of the SRS Title II payments to States authorization and make recommendations to the DFO on projects consistent with the intent of SRS authorization
Why close or partially close meetings?All meetings are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksIn FY 2022, three official Chippewa NF RAC meetings were held. The meeting involved reviewing and recommending projects to the DFO for Title II SRS funding. Program update emails were also sent to the RAC. The Chippewa NF RAC consists of 15 active committee members.


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesYes
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot applicable.Number Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot applicable.Grants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations*105Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentTotal # of Recommendations for the Life of the Committee: FY2008-2010 - 34 projects were recommended and approved. FY2011 - 23 projects were recommended and approved. FY2012 - 11 projects were recommended and approved = 68FY2013- 0 projects were recommended or approved FY2014 - 8 projects were recommended and approved. FY2015 - 0 projects were recommended or approved. FY2016- 12 projects were recommended or approved. No new recommendations for FY17,18.19, 20 and 21. In FY 2022, 17 projects were recommended and approved.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*83.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentOne project approved in 2016 is still been implemented. All the other approved projects prior to 2021 are fully implemented. None of the 2022 approved projects are fully implemented.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*17.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentOne project approved in 2016 is partially implemented. All of the 2022 approved projects are in the process of being implemented via agreement, contract or Forest Service force account. All of the projects are in different stages of implementation.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess Comment
Agency Feedback Comment*The agency provided feedback and supported all the projects recommended by the committee in 2016. No projects were recommended in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. All the projects recommended for funding in 2022 were reviewed and approved by the DFO.Narrative Description*The Chippewa RAC supports the agency mission by promoting and recommending projects that are consistent with the Chippewa Forest Plan objectives and are consistent with the priorities of the Forest. In addition, the RAC promotes the objectives of the Title II project requirements.

The Chippewa NF RAC completed a request for project proposals in FY2021. Three official meetings were held 2022 to review and recommend projects for funding approval by the DFO. All three meetings were open to the public and held virtually to mitigate spread of covid. All 17 projects recommended for funding by the Chippewa NF RAC were approved for funding by the DFO.
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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*$35,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$20,000.00
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*$0.00
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$500.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$500.00
Total Costs$35,500.00Est. Total Next FY*$20,500.00
Date Cost Last Modified8/5/2022 9:10 AMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.25
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.33Est Cost RemarksIt's anticipated that up to 2 official meetings will take place in 2023 to review and recommend projects to be approved by the DFO.
Cost RemarksThree official meetings were held in 2022. Federal staff assisted in all three meetings and reviewed all the proposed projects.  
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Interest Areas

Conservation and Preservation
Land Management and Use


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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039904Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2021
 COM-038404Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2020
 COM-036174Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2019
 COM-033492Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2018
 COM-001167Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2017
 COM-002469Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2016
 COM-004248Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2015
 COM-005181Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2014
 COM-005449Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2013
 COM-006711Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2012
 COM-008168Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2011
 COM-009507Chippewa National Forest Resource Advisory Committee2010