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Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.


Notice of Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board call for nominations.


The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations for three members to the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. The Board provides advice concerning management, protection and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros on the public lands administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior's, Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Department of Agriculture's, Forest Service.


Nominations should be submitted to the address listed below under ADDRESSES no later than April 15, 2004.


National Wild Horse and Burro Program, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, P.O. Box 12000, Reno, Nevada 89520-0006, Attn: Janet Neal; fax 775-861-6711.

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Jeff Rawson, Group Manager, Wild Horse and Burro Group, (202) 452-0379. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may contact Mr. Rawson at any time by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. Individuals may also nominate themselves for Board membership. All nomination letters should include the name, address, profession, relevant biographic data, and reference sources for each nominee. Each nominee should state in which category he or she wishes to be included. Send nominations to the address listed under ADDRESSES, above. Nominations for the following categories of interest are needed for: Wild Horse and Burro Advocacy; Veterinarian Medicine; Public-at-Large.

The specific category that the nominee will represent should be identified in the letter of nomination. Board membership must be balanced in terms of categories of interest represented. Each member must be a person who, as a result of training and experience, has knowledge or special expertise that qualifies him or her to provide advice from among the categories of interest listed above. Members will be appointed to a 3-year term.

Pursuant to section 7 of the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act, Members of the Board cannot be employed by either Federal or State government.

Members will serve without salary, but will be reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses at current rates for government employees.

The Board will meet no less than two times annually. The Director, Bureau of Land Management may call additional meetings in connection with special needs for advice.

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Dated: February 24, 2004.

Ed Shepard,

Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning.

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[FR Doc. 04-6995 Filed 3-29-04; 8:45 am]