Criteria for membership in the NWA-CESU


The six criteria listed below should be addressed in a request to join the North and West Alaska CESU.   These criteria will be used in the evaluation of new membership applications.

  1. A federal sponsor is needed. If the interested agency is federal, they must be a part of the CESU Network Council.
  2. No groups with the primary purpose of advocacy will be accepted. Applicants must be involved in at least one of the following: research, technical assistance, and education/outreach.
  3. The applicant must be a nonprofit or education institute.
  4. Applicants need to clearly state what they expect to contribute to or gain from the North and West Alaska CESU, i.e., projects and collaborations they are interested in.
  5. The application needs to list the applicant’s area of expertise and skills they can offer, and it has to fit with the objectives of the North and West Alaska CESU.
  6. Examples of work (e.g., completed projects, project reports, journal articles), should be provided.

New Member Application and Approval Process (PDF from CESU National Office)

The host university will assist with and accept applications at any time.  However, the applications will only be reviewed by all NWA CESU members 2x per year.  Between March 1 and March 15 and October 1 and October 15.

NWA-CESU Technical Representative
Peter Fix
Assistant Professor & NWA-CESU Campus Coordinator
Department of Resources Management
University of Alaska Fairbanks
323 O'Neill Bldg.
P.O. Box 757200
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775
phone:   907.474.6926
fax:   907.474.6184
NWA-CESU NPS Research Coordinator
Lois Dalle-Molle
201 First Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701
phone:   907.455.0635
fax:   907.455.0601
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