The RFFI Board of Directors provides diverse geographic and expertise and stakeholder perspectives. Further, the Redwood Forest Council of community advisors provides local direction and guidance to the Board. Over time, RFFI has convened working groups and engaged relevant professionals for the purpose of soliciting specific types of advice relative to the management of the Usal Redwood Forest. Topics have included: forest management; controlling Tan Oak/ use of herbicides; biochar and uses of excess woody biomass; access / recreational use of the forest; cultural /Native American uses of the forest; development; and future disposition of excess revenues.