Policies & Procedures Overview

This section contains the policies and procedures that guide the activities of the Trustee Council. Individuals proposing projects for consideration by the Trustee Council should familiarize themselves with these documents.

Restoration Plan (PDF)

In 1994, the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council adopted the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Plan to guide the development and implementation of a comprehensive, interdisciplinary recovery and rehabilitation program. Proposers should be familiar with this document.

Trustee Council Policies and Procedures

Proposal Submission Process

Proposals are required to be submitted in response to an Invitation. Please see Invitations for Proposals for more details.

Proposal Review Process

What happens to my proposal after I submit it? Who reviews it? When will a funding decision be made?

General Operating Procedures

Contains information regarding the general operations of the Trustee Council: organizational structure, governing procedures, membership, meeting protocols, proposal solicitation and review, habitat protection and public participation

Financial Procedures

For information on EVOSTC management of settlement funds, the Investment Fund, project authorization and accounting, contracts and grants and other financial information

Data Management Procedures

Describes Data Policy, Metadata Protocols and Archival of EVOSTC Project Datasets

Reporting Procedures

Provides report writing requirements and due dates; outlines instructions for the preparation, peer review, printing and distribution of reports for projects funded by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council

Other Procedures

Describes EVOSTC’s Collections Policy and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) Protocols