Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt and the Bureau of Land Management are calling for nominations to fill various terms on the Utah statewide Resource Advisory Council, a 15-member committee designed to allow public input into land management decisions.

Nominations are being accepted for five vacancies in a variety of categories, including representatives of grazing, energy, mining, timber, off-road vehicles, developed recreation, environmental organizations, archaeological and historical interests, wild horse and burro groups, representatives of state and local government, Native American tribes, academicians involved in natural sciences and the public at large.Nominations should be submitted to BLM state director Bill Lamb, P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, UT 84145-0155, or to Leavitt c/o John Harja, Room 116, State Capitol, Salt Lake City, UT84114.

Nomination letters should include name, address, telephone numbers, education, career highlights, training or experience, ability to work with disparate groups, civic and professional activities, political experience, knowledge of the council's geographic area and whether or not the nominee holds any BLM permits, leases or licenses. Letters of reference are also accepted.

For more information, contact Sherry Foot at the BLM at 539-4195 or Harja at 538-1559.