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Call for Nominations for the Pinedale Anticline Working Group, Wyoming

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Nominations are being solicited for one position representing transportation/rights-of-way or energy and mineral development interests on the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG).


Complete nominations must be received no later than February 16, 2012.


Mail or deliver nominations to Shelley Gregory, Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale Field Office, 1625 West Pine Street, P.O. Box 768, Pinedale, WY 82941, or email to


Shelley Gregory, Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale Field Office, 1625 West Pine Street, P.O. Box 768, Pinedale, WY 82941; (307) 315-0612,


The PAWG was established by the Environmental Impact Statement Record of Decision (ROD) for the Pinedale Anticline Project Area (PAPA) on July 27, 2000, and carried forward with the release of the ROD for the PAPA Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on September 12, 2008. The Secretary of the Interior renewed the PAWG charter on August 3, 2010.

The PAWG is a Federal Advisory Committee Act group which develops recommendations and provides advice to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on mitigation, monitoring and adaptive management in the PAPA.

PAWG duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Develop recommendations for the BLM regarding matters relating to monitoring and mitigation of oil and gas development as described in the ROD for the PAPA. At the direction of the Designated Federal Officer, the PAWG may review and analyze information, recommend issues for evaluation and provide advice on the issues presented.

2. Review the implementation of construction and rehabilitation operations through an annual field inspection to provide advice to ensure that the mitigation measures are reasonable and effective.

3. Advise the BLM on working with stakeholders to develop or enhance resource management programs and objectives.

4. Make recommendations on future PAWG resource management priorities.

Nominations are being solicited for persons representing the following categories:

1. Transportation and rights-of-way interests.

2. Energy and mineral development interests.

Nomination packages should contain the following information:

1. Name of Resource Advisory Council to be Considered For

2. Specific Area of Interest Nominee Seeks to Represent

3. Full Legal Name of Nominee

4. Business Address

5. Home Address

6. Mailing Address

7. Business Phone

8. Home Phone

9. Email Address

10. Occupation/Title

11. Education

12. Work History

13. Career/Education/Experience Highlights

14. Experience or Knowledge of the Council's Geographic Area of Jurisdiction

15. Experience Working with Disparate Groups to Achieve Collaborative Solutions

16. Any BLM Permits, Leases or Licenses Held by Nominee or Employer

17. Whether or Not Nominee is a Registered Lobbyist

18. Original Signature and Date

19. Two Letters of Reference From Interests or Organizations to be Represented

20. A Current Resume

A group nominating more than one person should indicate a preferred order of appointment. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists from being appointed or re-appointed to FACA and non-FACA boards, committees, or councils.

Members are expected to attend all scheduled PAWG meetings. Members are appointed for 2-year terms and may be reappointed to additional terms at the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior.

Additional information about the PAWG, its membership and activities, and the nomination process can be found at:

Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-1.

Donald A. Simpson,

State Director.

[FR Doc. 2012-652 Filed 1-13-12; 8:45 am]