The Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) is seeking applications for the following vacant seats on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Agriculture, At-Large (2), Business/Industry, Commercial Fishing, Conservation, Recreation, Recreational Fishing, and Research. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen should expect to serve until February 2016.
Applications are due by November 23, 2012.
ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from 99 Pacific Street, Bldg. 455A, Monterey, CA, 93940 or online at http://montereybay.noaa.gov/. Completed applications should be sent to the same address.