The Board shall consist of not more than 9 members.
A majority of members appointed to the Board shall have education or experience relating to natural, cultural, conservation, or other resource management, law, or research.
To the maximum extent practicable, the members of the Board shall represent diverse points of view.
Except as provided in subparagraph (B), a member of the Board shall be appointed for a term of 6 years.
Serving as a member of the Board shall not constitute employment by the Federal Government for any purpose.
The Foundation shall not participate or intervene in a political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.
The serving of notice to, or service of process on, the agent required under this paragraph, or mailed to the business address of the agent, shall be deemed to be notice to, or the service of process on, the Foundation.
For purposes of this section, an interest in real property shall include mineral and water rights, rights-of-way, and easements, appurtenant or in gross.
Funds made available under subparagraph (A) shall remain available to the Foundation until expended for authorized purposes.
The Foundation may reimburse the Secretary for any support provided under subparagraph (A), in whole or in part, and any reimbursement received by the Secretary under this subparagraph shall be deposited in the Treasury to the credit of the appropriations then current and chargeable for the cost of providing the services.
The Secretary may accept, without regard to the civil service classification laws (including regulations), the services of the Foundation, the Board, and the officers, employees, and agents of the Foundation, without compensation from the Department of the Interior, as volunteers for the performance of the functions under section 1737(d) of this title.
Nothing in this section authorizes the Foundation to perform any function the authority for which is provided to the Bureau of Land Management under any other provision of law.
There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this section.