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Advisory Council Application Period Extended for 3 Seats, Apply by September 30, 2018

NOAA's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for 3 seats on its advisory council: Public At-Large (alternate position), Tourism (alternate position), and Education (member position) 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 September 30, 2018

Background materials and an application form are provided here:

Completed applications can be submitted as follows:

By email to:
By fax to: 805-893-6425 (ATTN: Lindsay Marks)
By mail to:
  Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
  ATTN: Lindsay Marks
  University of California, Santa Barbara
  Ocean Science Education Building 514, MC 6155
  Santa Barbara, CA  93106-6155

For further information, please contact Lindsay Marks by email at, or by phone at 805-893-6425.

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