The Nonhighway and Off-Road Vehicle Activities Program Advisory Committee evaluates grant proposals for projects that buy, develop, or maintain backcountry recreational areas or off-road vehicle parks. Projects also might educate trail users or provide law enforcement.


  • Live in Washington
  • Have an interest in public policy
  • Enjoy finding creative solutions and appreciate other perspectives
  • Have an interest in and experience with off-road activities

Time Commitment

  • 8-10 full days of in-person meetings in Olympia every other year
  • Policy feedback time commitment varies


Travel reimbursement including lodging, transportation, and meals is available.

Committee Members

Citizen Members

  • Chris Baldini, Nonhighway road, Spokane Valley
  • Crystal Crowder, Four-wheel drive, Ridgefield
  • Rosendo Guerrero, Nonhighway road, Puyallup
  • Lance Hansen, All-terrain vehicle, Lynden
  • Yvonne Kraus, Mountain bicycling, Seattle
  • Gary Paull, Hiking, Darrington
  • Mitzi Schindele, Equestrian, Montesano
  • John Spring, Nonhighway road, Mercer Island
  • Nancy Toenyan, Motorcycle, Mossyrock
  • Holly Weiler, Hiking, Spokane

Local and Federal Agency Members

  • Bryant Robinson, Local government, Spokane
  • Paul Willard, Federal government, Chelan

State Agency Members

  • Leah Dobey, Department of Natural Resources, Olympia
  • Patricia Jatczak, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia
  • Randy Kline, State Parks and Recreation Commission, Olympia


  • No current vacancies

Term Length

4 years

General Resources