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Availability of Seats for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council

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AGENCY:

Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION:

Notice and request for applications.

SUMMARY:

The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) is seeking applications for the following vacant seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (council): Citizen at Large—Upper Keys (alternate), Conservation and Environment [2 of 2] (member), Fishing—Charter Sports Fishing (alternate), and South Florida Ecosystem Restoration (member).

Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; residency in the Sanctuary area; and philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources. Applicants who are chosen for seats normally serve three-year terms, pursuant to the Council's charter.

DATES:

Applications are due by March 14, 2008.

ADDRESSES:

Application packages may be obtained from the Sanctuary Advisory Council and Volunteer Coordinator at Lilli.Ferguson@noaa.gov, from the Web site at http://www.floridakeys.noaa.gov, by telephone at (305) 292-0311 x245 or in writing at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, 33 East Quay Rd., Key West, FL 33040. Completed applications should be sent to the same address listed above.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Lilli Ferguson at the above address, e-mail or telephone number.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Information concerning the council, including past meeting minutes and member contact information can be found at the sanctuary Web site.

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Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et seq.

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(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program)

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Dated: February 11, 2008.

Daniel J. Basta,

Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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[FR Doc. 08-747 Filed 2-19-08; 8:45 am]

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