Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC).
Notice and request for applications.
The ONMS is seeking applications for the following vacant seats on the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Citizen at Large—Lower Keys (member), Citizen at Large—Lower Keys (alternate), Citizen at Large—Middle Keys (member), Conservation and Environment [1 of 2] (member), Conservation and Environment [2 of 2] (member), Conservation and Environment [2 of 2] (alternate), Diving—Lower Keys (member), Diving—Lower Keys (alternate), Education and Outreach (member), Education and Outreach (alternate), Fishing—Charter Fishing Flats Guide (member), Fishing—Charter Fishing Flats Guide (alternate), Fishing—Commercial—Shell/Scale (member), Fishing—Commercial—Shell/Scale (alternate), South Florida Ecosystem Restoration (alternate), Submerged Cultural Resources (member), Submerged Cultural Resources (alternate), Tourism—Upper Keys (member) and Tourism Upper Keys (alternate). 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 as members should expect to serve 3-year terms, pursuant to the council's Charter.
Applications are due by August 21, 2009.
Application kits may be obtained from Lilli Ferguson, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, 33 East Quay Rd., Key West, FL 33040. Completed applications should be sent to the same address.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lilli Ferguson, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, 33 East Quay Rd., Key West, FL 33040; (305) 292-0311 x245; Lilli.Ferguson@noaa.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Per the council's Charter, if necessary, terms of appointment may be changed to provide for staggered expiration dates or member resignation mid term.
(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program)Start Signature
Dated: July 16, 2009.
Daniel J. Basta,
Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-17845 Filed 7-31-09; 8:45 am]
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