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Cook Inlet RCAC Installs New and Returning Directors


At the Annual Meeting of the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (Cook Inlet RCAC) on March 30, 2012, the Executive Committee accepted the elections or appointments of five (5) new or returning members of the Council Board to three (3) year terms.

Board members installed at the 2012 Annual Meeting are:

  • Gary Fandrei, Aquaculture Associations
  • Rob Lindsey, City of Kodiak
  • Paul Shadura, Commercial Fishing Organizations
  • Carla Stanley, City of Homer
  • John Williams, City of Kenai

In a related action, the term of Kodiak Island Borough appointee Elizabeth Chilton, has been extended to June pending receipt an official appointment by the Borough Mayor.

Council Board members are either appointed or elected by the Cook Inlet Stakeholder group they represent. These thirteen Stakeholder organizations are specifically identified by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90), passed by Congress following the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Terms of the thirteen (13) member Board are staggered.

The Mission of the Cook Inlet RCAC is to represent the citizens of Cook Inlet in promoting environmentally safe marine transportation and oil facility operations in Cook Inlet.

For more information about this announcement or the Cook Inlet RCAC, contact Jerry Rombach at 907-283-7222, or jerryrombach@circac.org.

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