16 U.S. Code § 410hhh–8 - Advisory Council
The Secretary shall establish an advisory council to be known as the “Great Sand Dunes National Park Advisory Council”.
The Advisory Council shall advise the Secretary with respect to the preparation and implementation of a management plan for the national park and the preserve.
The Advisory Council shall consist of 10 members, to be appointed by the Secretary, as follows:
(4) Four members residing in, or within reasonable proximity to, the San Luis Valley and 3 of the general public, all of whom have recognized backgrounds reflecting—
(d) Applicable law
The Advisory Council shall function in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) and other applicable laws.
A vacancy on the Advisory Council shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.
The Advisory Council shall elect a chairperson and shall establish such rules and procedures as it deems necessary or desirable.