CIRCAC seeking new member applications


Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC), a congressionally-mandated citizens’ council for oversight of oil industry operations and safe marine transportation in the Cook Inlet and Kodiak Island areas, represents regional stakeholder groups through its Board of Directors. Those groups are: Alaska Native, Environmental, Recreation, Tourism, Aquaculture and Commercial Fishing. Directors serve staggered 3-year terms; Board positions for the Recreation and Tourism Groups become available in April 2022. Only organizations in those interest groups which have become Certified members may participate in the upcoming nomination and election process for their representative. We are accepting applications from organizations in these – and all –  mandated stakeholder groups which are active in the vicinity of the Cook Inlet and Kodiak Island areas, that would like to become members. There is no cost associated with membership. For questions, details and an application, contact Jerry Rombach at 907-398-6210, or


Concerned Citizens Needed

Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC) is seeking interested volunteers to serve as Public Members on two standing committees – the Prevention, Response, Operations & Safety Committee (PROPS), and the Environmental Monitoring Committee (EMC). Applicants must be a resident of the Cook Inlet or Kodiak Island areas. These committees establish and review the work plans and budgets for Council programs and projects, and typically meet three times a year. There is no compensation, although all meeting expenses are paid. Meetings are held within the Cook Inlet and Kodiak Island areas.

If you are interested in oil industry operations or environmental protections in the Cook Inlet and Kodiak Island areas, and would like to serve as a public member for a 3 year term beginning in April of 2022, submit a letter of interest and bio by February 11 to CIRCAC, 8195 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai, AK 99611, or by e-mail to Call Jerry at 907-398-6210 with questions or for details. Learn more about the Council at