Advisory Committees

Public involvement is important to the work that the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest does! There are a variety of ways people can become involved in how the U.S. Forest Service does work. Advisory committees (, with members from nearly every occupational and industry group and geographic location, have played an important role in accomplishing the Forest Service mission. The Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1967 ( applies when the Forest establishes, use, control, or manages a group with non-federal members that provide the agency with consensus advice or recommendations.

The Elko RAC

Mountain City-Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge Ranger District: 775-738-5157

Designated Federal Official, John Baldwin, Mountain City-Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge District Ranger

RAC Coordinator - Doug Clarke

Elko RAC Project Proposal Form


Humboldt (NV) RAC

Santa Rose Ranger District: 775-623-5025 ex. 4

Designated Federal Offical, Joe Garroto, Santa Rosa District Ranger

RAC Coordinator, Wendy Markham 

Humboldt (NV) RAC Project Proposal Form


Lyon/Mineral RAC

Bridgeport Ranger District: 760-932-7070

Designated Federal Official, Jeremy Marshall, Bridgeport District Ranger

RAC Coordinator - Sherri Lisius  

Lyon/Minteral Project Proposal Form

Lyon/Mineral RAC Project Evaluation Form (.doc)


White Pine/Nye RAC

Austin/Tonopah Ranger District: 775-482-6286

Designated Federal Official, Carol Carlock, Austin/Tonopah District Ranger

RAC Coordinator, Linda Bernardi

White Pine/Nye RAC Project Proposal Form


To view a specific RAC or submit a project visit the Forest Service Secure Rural Schools web site.