36 CFR § 222.21 - Parties.
Only the following may be parties to mediation of a term grazing permit dispute:
(a) A mediator authorized to mediate under a State mediation program certified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture;
(b) The Chief, Forest Service, or other Forest Service employee who made the decision being mediated or his or her designee;
(d) That holder's creditors, if applicable; and
(e) Legal counsel, if retained. The Forest Service will have legal representation in the mediation only if the holder has legal representation in the mediation.