BCHA Presents Life Time Achievement Award To Alan Hill

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Alan_HillBackcountry Horsemen of America Life Time Achievement Award

Whereas… he joined Back Country Horsemen in 1989; and

Whereas … he has held leadership roles in local unit as well as national  organizations of Back Country Horsemen, including president of Shasta
Trinity (S/T) Unit (2003-2006 & 2014-present), State Director to BCHA  (1996-99), BCHA Chairman (1999-2001), BCHA Public Liaison Chair 2001,  Non-Director Member BCHA Executive Committee (2012-present); and

Whereas …he has represented BCHA in the Washington DC Hike the Hill Event (2001-2014), and

Whereas … he has organized the VIP Partnership trips to allow CCC, BCH,  USFS supervisors, Sierra Club, and several youth groups including SCEA, NW Youth Corps, FFA, and Boy Scouts to visit trail work crews with a mission to  increase awareness and agency budgets for trails; and

Whereas … he has served as Project Coordinator for all wilderness trail work  projects for S/T Unit Back Country Horsemen, California Conservation Corps,
United States Forest Service; and

Whereas … he has acted as chairman and coordinated the annual Fish planting  program in the High Mt lakes of Northern California with USFS, California
Dept of Fish and Game and BCH S/T; and

Whereas.. he has been a member of American Horse Councill Recreation  Committee (2002-11); and

Whereas … he has participated in numerous public speaking events,  presentations, radio and television interviews in support of Back Country
Horsemen; and

Whereas … In 2001 he testified before a US Congress, House of Representatives, House Resources Committee in support of increased
wilderness trails funding.

Therefore, let it be resolved … That the 2015 Back Country Horsemen of
America Lifetime Achievement shall be awarded to: Alan Hill

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