This study was prepared under contract with the Flint Hills Regional Council, with financial support from the Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense. The content does not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Economic Adjustment.

The Committees

The formulation of the JLUS is guided by the Policy Committee and Technical Advisory Committee. These committees consist of community leaders, Fort Riley personnel, federal and state agencies, local governments, and other stakeholders.  Although the Committees have separate roles and responsibilities, they will collaborate and be engaged with one another. They will serve as the liaisons to their respective stakeholder groups and will be responsible for relaying information to their organizations.

Policy Committee (PC)

The Policy Committee leads the direction of the JLUS. They are responsible for the oversight of the study as well as monitoring the implementation and adoption of policies and strategies. Upon completion the PC will approve the final JLUS document. The PC members include decision makers, executive directors, and elected officials from the affected local governments. 

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

The Technical Advisory Committee’s main objective is to provide technical expertise and feedback to the JLUS team. They will assist with addressing technical issues, will provide feedback on the drafting of the report, and assist in the development of the implementation strategies and tools. The TAC consists of technical experts from the affected local governments and organizations as well as Fort Riley representatives, and other designated stakeholders.