Park Advisory Commission

Congress created the Park Advisory Commission to advise the National Park Service on the preparation and implementation of the General Management Plan. The commission is comprised of fifteen members from the key partner organizations, the local towns and counties, park landowners, the Commonwealth of Virginia, a citizens interest group, the National Park Service, and the U.S. Forest Service. They meet quarterly and all meetings are open to the public. Meeting notes and a profile on each commissioner are posted below.

Meeting Schedule:

The next FAC meeting will be on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the Warren County Government Center. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. and is open to the public.

Park Advisory Commission - approved Meeting Notes:


Federal Advisory Commission


Jeanne Frink, Commonwealth of Virginia


Richard Redmon, Town of Strasburg


Carl Bernhards, Town of Middletown


Eric Lawrence, Frederick County


Pam Salokangas, Shenandoah County


Lee Meyer, Warren County


David Blount, Private Landowner


Vacant, Private Landowner


Vacant, Citizens Interest Group


Stan Hirschberg, Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation


John Adamson, Belle Grove Inc.


Rob Nieweg, National Trust for Historic Preservation


Nick Picerno, Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation


Amy Bracewell, National Park Service (Ex-Officio)


Katie Donahue, US National Forest Service (Ex-Officio)


Jim Northup, National Park Service (DFO)


Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP: Advisory Commission Bylaws
A copy of the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP Advisory Commission Bylaws is available as a downloadable PDF document (file size = 22.2 kb)

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