Advisory Committee

About the Advisory Committee

 This volunteer committee is made up of local Lane County residents from various backgrounds including: public health, planning, industry, agricultural, fire suppression, and general interest. These individuals meet monthly to discuss air quality topics and help guide the agency and Board of Directors.  
Interested in applying to the CAC? Fill out our application form here. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval and can be found on the Board Agenda's packet.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Jim Daniels  - Chair
    Representing Large Industry
  • Kathleen Lamberg - Vice Chair                Representing General Public
  • Kelly Wood
    Representing Industry
  • Jeffrey Carman

    Representing Public Health
  • Paul Ruscher 
    Representing General Public
  • Evelina Davidova-Kamis
    Representing Industry


  • Terry S. Richardson
    Representing General Public
  • Link Smith
    Representing Fire Suppression
  • Gery Vander Meer
    Representing General Public
  • Shane Ruddell
    Representing Agriculture
  • Jack Carter
    Representing Industry
  • Steve Pelkey
    Representing Industry
    Representing Planning Community Development


Committee Overview
LRAPA's Board of Directors has established an Advisory Committee to advise the board in matters pertaining to the region, particularly on methods and procedures for the protection of public health and welfare and of property, from the adverse effects of air pollution.