The AAC is a commission comprising of 8 volunteers appointed by the TNRD Board of Directors to deliberate and provide advice to the Board on matters dealing with ranching, farming, horticulture and other agricultural matters. The AAC could also initiate and make recommendations to the Board regarding the awareness and understanding of agriculture, and identify improvements and opportunities to support agriculture. The AAC advises the TNRD on on agricultural issues and opportunities within the region including all applications initiated under the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) Act; and, all applications to amend land use bylaws that pertain to agricultural matters.
The APC is an appointed group of local residents who provide input on matters related to the planning and land use management process at the local government level. This input is provided as advice or recommendations to the TNRD as part of the application review process. There are 3 APCs in the TNRD grouped by Electoral Area.