• NOAA Seeks Applicants for National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Councils

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is seeking applications for vacant seats for eight of its 13 national marine sanctuary advisory councils, and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; views regarding the protection and management of marine or Great Lake resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants chosen as members or alternates should expect to serve two or three year terms, pursuant to the charter of the specific national marine sanctuary advisory council or Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council.

    Applications are due before or by Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

    Click here to read NOAA’s Federal Register notice, which contains more details.

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