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
  • Laura Seyler - Vice Chair                Representing Large Industry
  • Kelly Wood
    Representing Industry
  • Jeffrey Carman

    Representing Public Health
  • Paul Engelking
    Representing General Public
  • Chuck Gottfried                         Representing Agriculture
  • Paul Ruscher                            Representing Planning


  • Terry S. Richardson
    Representing General Public
  • Link Smith
    Representing Fire Suppression
  • Gary Vander Meer
    Representing General Public
  • Kathleen Lamberg
    Representing General Public
  • Loren Later 
    Representing General Industry


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.