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Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Stakeholder Representative Members for the Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee

USACE Omaha District
Published May 28, 2024

Omaha, Neb. – The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee is soliciting applications to fill vacant stakeholder representative member positions. Members are sought to fill vacancies on the committee to represent various categories of interests within the Missouri River basin.  The MRRIC was formed to advise the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on a study of the Missouri River and its tributaries and to provide guidance to USACE with respect to the Missouri River recovery and mitigation activities currently underway. USACE established MRRIC as required by U.S. Congress through the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Section 5018.


The primary purpose of MRRIC is to provide guidance to USACE and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with respect to the Missouri River recovery and mitigation plan currently in existence. This includes recommendations relating to changes to the implementation strategy from the use of adaptive management and coordination of the development of consistent policies, strategies, plans, programs, projects, activities, and priorities for the Missouri River recovery and mitigation plan.  Information about the Missouri River Recovery Program is available at https://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/mrrp/.


This notice is for individuals interested in serving as a stakeholder member on the committee.  Members and their alternates must be able to demonstrate they meet the definition of “stakeholder” found in the Charter of MRRIC (https://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/mrrp/mrric/). Applications are currently being accepted for representation in the stakeholder interest categories listed below:

a.            Environmental / Conservation Organizations;

b.            Fish & Wildlife;

c.            Hydropower;

d.            Irrigation;

e.            Local Government

f.            Major Tributaries

g.            Navigation

h.            Recreation

i.             Thermal Power

j.             Water Quality

k.            Water Supply

l.             Waterway Industries


Terms of stakeholder representative members of MRRIC are three years.  There is no limit to the number of terms a member may serve. Members and alternates of the committee will not receive any compensation from the federal government for carrying out the duties of MRRIC.  Travel expenses incurred by members of the committee are currently reimbursed by the federal government.


Applications for stakeholder membership may be obtained electronically at https://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/mrrp/Library/. Completed applications and endorsement letters may be mailed to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District (Attn: MRRIC), 1616 Capitol Avenue, Omaha, NE 68102-4901, or email completed applications to mrric@usace.army.mil. To be considered, the application must be complete and received by the close of business on July 31, 2024. Applications must include an endorsement letter to be considered complete.


For additional information regarding MRRIC, please contact Ms. Michelle McPherron, MRRIC PM, by e-mail at mrric@usace.army.mil. Information about the MRRIC is available online at https://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/mrrp/mrric/.



Ms. Michelle McPherron

Release no. 24-010