Here is the press release..
Here is the Federal Register Notice.
Thanks to Peter Williams, here is the act itself..
Here are the kind of experts they are looking for:
The Committee shall be comprised of no more than 15 members and fairly balanced in terms of the points of view represented. The Committee shall include experts in:
1. Ecological Restoration,
2. Fire Ecology,
3. Fire Management,
4. Rural Economic Development,
5. Strategies for Ecological Adaptation to Climate Change,
6. Fish and Wildlife Ecology, and
7. Woody Biomass and Small-Diameter Tree Utilization.
Anyone can nominate someone.. I have successfully nominated people (or encouraged their organizations to nominate them ) and everyone has said it has been a good experience fo them. It is a public service and also a way to meet new and interesting people.