Created 2018 General Session
(1) There is created the Agricultural Water Optimization Task Force, consisting of:
(a) the following voting members:
(i) one person representing the Department of Agriculture and Food;
(ii) one person representing the board or division;
(iii) one person representing the Division of Water Rights;
(iv) one person representing the Division of Water Quality;
(v) one person representing the interests of the agriculture industry;
(vi) one person representing environmental interests; and
(vii) one person representing water conservancy districts; and
(b) one nonvoting member from the higher education community with a background in research.
(a) The commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Food shall appoint the members described in Subsections (1)(a)(i), (v), and (vii).
(b) The executive director of the Department of Natural Resources shall appoint the members described in Subsections (1)(a)(ii), (iii), and (vi).
(c) The governor shall appoint the members described in Subsections (1)(a)(iv) and (1)(b).
(3) The division shall provide administrative support to the task force.
(4) The task force shall select a chair from among its membership.
(5) Service on the task force is voluntary and members may not be compensated for their service on the task force but may receive per diem and travel expenses as allowed in Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107, and relevant Division of Finance rules.
|Board member||Type||Qualification||Original Appointment||Current Appointment||Expiration|
|Burnett, Paul||Member||Environmental Interests||9/25/2018||09/25/2018||9/24/2020|
|Gaddis, Erica B.||Member||Division of Water Quality||9/10/2018||09/10/2018||9/10/2022|
|Gibson, Rob||Member||Agriculture Districts||9/25/2018||09/25/2018||9/24/2020|
|Greer, James||Member||Division of Water Rights||9/25/2018||09/25/2018||9/25/2022|
|Hougaard, Rob||Member||Department of Agriculture & Food||9/25/2018||09/25/2018||9/24/2020|
|Monroe, Paul||Member||Water Conservation Districts||9/25/2018||09/25/2018||9/24/2020|
|Stephens, Kyle||Member||Division of Water Resources rep.||8/1/2018||08/01/2018||8/1/2022|
|White, Kenneth L.||Member||Higher Education, non-voting member||9/10/2018||09/10/2018||9/10/2022|