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USDA - 71996 - Superior Resource Advisory Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)


Committee NameSuperior Resource Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number71996
Original Establishment Date10/1/2009Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date10/17/2019Designated Fed Officer Position Title*District Ranger, Superior National Forest
Date Of Renewal Charter10/17/2021Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Michael
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameJ.
Specific Termination AuthoritySRS 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 Last Name*Crotteau
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Designated Federal Officer Phone*(218) 387-3205
Effective Date Of Authority*10/3/2008Designated Federal Officer Fax*(218) 626-4396
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 official on the progress of monitoring; and to make recommendations for any appropriate changes or adjustments to projects being monitored.
How is membership balanced?*At this date, the committee is comprised of 14 members, there is a vacancy in one of the categories, so there are five in each of two categories and four in on of the 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 once per year as needed to perform its duties. The committee did not meet in FY17, FY18, FY19, FY20 and FY21 as the committee had made all the necessary recommendations for the remaining SRS funds in FY16. In FY22, the Committee met two (2) times to discuss process and recommend projects for funding to the DFO.
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 were open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksIn FY23, the Committee will meet as needed to further discuss recommended projects.


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesYes
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationYes
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentNot applicable.
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*60Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentIn FY22, there were 16 projects recommended by the Committee.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*73.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAs of August 31, 2022, 44 of previously recommended projects have been completed. For the 16 projects recommended in FY22, they are partially implemented.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*27.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAll 16 projects recommended in FY22 are partially implemented.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNot applicable.
Agency Feedback Comment*All 16 projects recommended by the Committee were Approved by the DFO.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*$4,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$12,000.00
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*$500.00
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$300.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$300.00
Total Costs$4,300.00Est. Total Next FY*$12,800.00
Date Cost Last Modified9/1/2022 9:25 AMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.10
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.15Est Cost RemarksMonitoring and oversight of approved projects
Cost RemarksCost includes two meetings and project proposal review and project set-up  
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Interest Areas

Earth Sciences
Conservation and Preservation
Land Management and Use


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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039851Superior Resource Advisory Committee2021
 COM-038347Superior Resource Advisory Committee2020
 COM-036117Superior Resource Advisory Committee2019
 COM-033441Superior Resource Advisory Committee2018
 COM-002092Superior Resource Advisory Committee2017
 COM-003069Superior Resource Advisory Committee2016
 COM-003296Superior Resource Advisory Committee2015
 COM-005205Superior Resource Advisory Committee2014
 COM-005405Superior Resource Advisory Committee2013
 COM-006697Superior Resource Advisory Committee2012
 COM-007567Superior Resource Advisory Committee2011
 COM-009522Superior Resource Advisory Committee2010