BLM Seeks Public Nominations

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RENO, NV - Three positions are open on the Bureau of Land Management's national Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board; the BLM is accepting public nominations to fill these positions.

Representation is needed for wild horse and burro research, natural resource management, and public interest (with knowledge of equine behavior).

Nominations are for a term of three years.

Individuals may be nominated by either the nomination of another individual, an organization, or by nominating themselves.

Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve.

The Board meets at least two times a year, and when seen as necessary, the BLM Director may call for additional meetings.

There is no salary for members of The Board, however, there is reimbursement for travel and per diem expenses according to government regulations.

The BLM is accepting nominations letters in addition to resumes that include the nominee's first, middle and last name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, profession, educational background, relevant biographical information, references and endorsements.

The nominee must also state the specific category of interest for which he or she is most qualified in regards to the three vacancies.

To be considered for an appointment, nominations must be postmarked by August 16, 2013.

Material can be mailed to the National Wild Horse and Burro Program, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street, N.W., Room 2134 LM, Attn. Sharon Kipping, WO-260, Washington, D.C. 20003.

Nominations may also be e-mailed to Ms. Kipping at