This Public Advisory Board is made up primarily of special interest representatives- individuals who have been holding court on this board for over 10 years.
Here are notes from the meeting- rough but will give you a general idea of the trajectory of the meeting. National Adv Board Meeting 12_7_09 notes
Key points: nothing has changed, board still primarily anti-horse and anti-public opinion. Ed Roberson of DOI can’t be here. Sylvia Baca, representing Secretary Salazar, agrees that only difference between current long-term holding facilities (22,141 horses) only differs from Salazar’s new “Preserves” is that public will be allowed to view these non-reproducing groups of mustangs grazing.