(d) MembersThe Council shall consist of 10 members to be appointed by the Secretary including, to the extent practicable:
(1) A member of or nominated by the Mesa County Commission.
(2) A member nominated by the permittees holding grazing allotments within the Conservation Area or the Wilderness.
(3) A member of or nominated by the Northwest Resource Advisory Council.
(4) Seven members residing in, or within reasonable proximity to, Mesa County, Colorado, with recognized backgrounds reflecting—
(A) the purposes for which the Conservation Area or Wilderness was established; and
(B) the interests of the stakeholders that are affected by the planning and management of the Conservation Area and the Wilderness.
(Pub. L. 106–353, § 8, Oct. 24, 2000, 114 Stat. 1379; Pub. L. 108–400, § 1(d), Oct. 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 2254.)