From the Valles Caldera National Preserve:
The Valles Caldera Trust Board of Trustees will conduct a meeting in public on Thursday, September 20, 2012, scheduled from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Santa Claran Hotel, in Espanola, New Mexico.
The meeting agenda will include a proposed operational budget for Fiscal Year 2013, a post Las Conchas fire monitoring report, and an account of restoration and stewardship actions. Additional agenda items include a presentation of possible overnight hiking, a group proposal on education, interpretation and recreation, and an update on pending legislation and litigation. Public comments will be heard after the last report with adjournment scheduled immediately thereafter. Links to the agenda and map to the Santa Claran Hotel are posted on the Trust’s website at http://ow.ly/dtWwl.
The Board of the Valles Caldera Trust conducts all decision-making meetings in public. Board of Trustee members are appointed by the President of the United States. Current members are: Dr. Raymond Loretto, Jemez Pueblo, NM; Dr. Melissa Savage, Santa Fe, NM; Virgil Trujillo, Abiquiu, NM; Dr. Ken Smith, Sewanee, TN; Kent Salazar, Albuquerque, NM; Karyn Stockdale, Santa Fe, NM; Jason Lott, Superintendent, Bandelier National Monument and Maria Garcia, Supervisor of the Santa Fe National Forest.