Alaska Department of Natural Resources in the News

Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Commissioner Joe Balash, Communications Coordinator, Elizabeth Bluemink

November 27, 2012


(Anchorage, AK) – The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation invites interested parties with special knowledge, experience, and interest in outdoor recreation and grant-funded programs to apply for a vacant seat on the Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board representing Kodiak/Southwest Alaska. Applications are currently being accepted.

The primary role of the ORTAB is to assist in the evaluation of grant proposals for the Recreational Trails Grant and Land and Water Conservation Fund programs. ORTAB members may also be asked for advice on other subjects, such as the review of proposals for State Park land acquisitions. 

If you would like to be considered for this seat, click HERE to access the forms.  You can email your resume, a completed questionnaire and a letter describing your professional background and recreational interests to State Trails Program Coordinator Darcy Harris . You may also send the materials by fax to 907-269-8907. The deadline to apply is Dec. 31. 

DPOR intends to select an individual that can represent the regional character of the areas mentioned.  Once appointed, this position will last for a term of three years.  The board meets approximately two times per year (once in person) or as needed. Click HERE for additional information regarding ORTAB and the Recreational Trails Grant Program. 


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