Advisory Council Applications Accepted through March 31, 2014
See press release here.
NOAA’s Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for 10 positions on its advisory council: Chumash community (member and alternate); Education (member and alternate); Public at-large alternates (two); Recreational fishing (member and alternate); and Tourism (member and alternate). Candidates will be selected based on their expertise and experience in relation to the seat(s) for which they are applying, community and professional affiliations, and views regarding the protection and management of sanctuary resources. Selected applicants should expect to serve as a volunteer for a two-year term.
Applications are due March 31, 2014. Applicants should expect to hear back regarding placement decisions in late May or early June.
In addition, those not yet familiar with the advisory council may wish to consider observing the council in session at their public meeting on March 21st in Ventura (details will be posted here approximately 10 days prior to that meeting).
Background materials and an application form are provided here:
- What is the Sanctuary Advisory Council? Read more here and here.
- Application Kit Cover Letter, including basic Membership Expectations and Requirements, click here.
- Application Form, click here.
- Current advisory council roster, click here.
- Advisory Council Charter, click here.
- National Sanctuary Advisory Council Implementation Handbook, click here
Completed applications can be submitted as follows:
By email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
By fax to: 805-568-1582 (ATTN: Sean Herron)
By mail to:
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
ATTN: Sean Herron
University of California, Santa Barbara
Ocean Science Education Building 514, MC 6155
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6155
For further information, please contact Sean Herron by email at email@example.com, or by phone at 805-893-6433.
West Coast News:
To learn what's happening with all five sanctuary advisory councils on the west coast, quarterly highlights are available here.