NCRP Tribal Representation
Tribal representation in the NCRP governing body is a guiding principle for the NCRP. Collectively there are 12 seats secured for North Coast Tribes to guide the NCRP planning process, which includes 6 voting and 6 alternate seats. Tribal representatives vote along-side county representatives to shape the NCRP and address barriers to Tribal land, as well as forest, fire and water management in the North Coast.
Tribal Representatives help to provide oversight to the NCRP planning process and help to choose which projects will be funded in the region to shape watershed and forest management, and guide Tribal participation in the Region.
Periodically the Tribes in the North Coast Region announce that the Tribal Nomination & Voting Process is open. This is an important time to join existing Tribal Representatives as there are new opportunities to guide NCRP programs. Selected NCRP Tribal Representatives will:
To select your Voting Delegate or nominate representative(s) please download the following documents:
Please contact Sherri Norris, NCRP Director of Tribal Engagement, if you have any questions or would like to receive a presentation on the statewide IRWM program, the NCRP, the NCRP Tribal Representative process, technical assistance being offered as part of the ‘Disadvantaged Community and Tribal Involvement’ (DACTI) Program or the Regional Forest and Fire Capacity (RFFC) program.
The NCRP is an inclusive, transparent, partner driven coalition – one of the few regional integrated planning programs in California which is co-led by locally elected Tribal and county government officials. NCRP leaders, staff, project sponsors and interested parties work collaboratively on water, forest health, natural resource, and energy challenges to reduce conflicts, integrate Tribal, federal, state, regional and local priorities and seek funding for the region’s highest priority multi-benefit projects.