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TIMBER JOBS TASK FORCEBoard: Alaska Timber Jobs Task Force
Board identification number: 301
Department: Natural Resources
Authority: AO 258
Requirements: No Legislative Confirmation or Financial Disclosure required
Term: No defined term
Description: The task force is composed of the Governor or the Governorís designee, and eight additional members appointed by the Governor: The Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources, or the Commissionerís designee; The Commissioner of the Department of Fish and Game, or the Commissionerís designee; The Executive Director of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA), or the Executive Directorís designee; The United States Department of Agriculture Regional Forester for Alaska, or the Foresterís designee; A member representing the interests of communities in Southeast Alaska; and three members representing the Alaska forest products industry.
Function: The task force shall submit a preliminary report on or before July 30, 2011, to the Governor, and a final report on or before July 1, 2012, that addresses all the areas set out in Section 2 of this Order, with a particular focus on creating jobs for Alaskans and their families, and identifies specific federal policies or procedures that stand in the way of job creation and economic development.
Chair: Appointed by Governor
Special facts: All public members of the task force serve at the pleasure of the Governor.
Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem. Standard Travel and Per Diem
Meetings: At the call of the chair
For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Division of Forestry
3700 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99709-4699
Phone: (907) 451-2666, FAX: