The Four Corners Heritage Council is a case study of an MOA which establishes a multi-state regional heritage tourism council. It is a partnership and coordinating body consisting of the states of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, the Four Corners Heritage Council was established by the governors of these four states in 1991. It is made up of three representatives from each state which are appointed by the governor. One representative is local, one representative Native American, and one representative at large. In addition, it includes a representative of the BLM, Forest Service, and National Park Service, and the Navajo Nation. It was formed to develop a council which could coordinate beyond the boundaries of the states, counties, and local governments. Its mission statement is to promote partnerships in Heritage Resource Tourism, Education, Interpretation, and Preservation.