House Natural Resources Committee

Federal Lands Subcommittee

Examining Opportunities to Promote and Enhance Tribal Forest Management

1324 Longworth
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 19:00:00 GMT

On Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Federal Lands will hold an oversight hearing titled “Examining Opportunities to Promote and Enhance Tribal Forest Management.”

Hearing memo


Panel I
  • John Crockett, Associate Deputy Chief—State, Private, and Tribal Forestry, U.S. Forest Service
  • Bodie Shaw, Deputy Regional Director—Trust Services (Northwest Region), Bureau of Indian Affairs
Panel II
  • Robert Rice, Council Member, Mescalero Apache Tribe, Mescalero, NM
  • Michael Skenadore, President, Menominee Tribal Enterprise, Keshena, WI
  • Cody Desautel, President, Intertribal Timber Council (Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation), Nespelem, WA
  • Phil Rigdon, Vice President, Intertribal Timber Council (Yakama Nation), Toppenish, WA
  • Dawn Blake, Director, Yurok Tribal Forestry Department, Klamath, CA [Minority witness]