Notice and request for applications.
The ONMS is seeking applications for the following positions on the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Citizen at Large—Lower Keys (alternate), Citizen at Large—Middle Keys (member), Citizen at Large—Middle Keys (alternate), Conservation and Environment [2nd of 2] (member), Conservation and Environment [2nd of 2] (alternate), Education and Outreach (member), Education and Outreach (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 July 31, 2012.
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.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lilli Ferguson, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, 33 East Quay Rd., Key West, FL 33040; (305) 809-4700 x245; Lilli.Ferguson@noaa.gov.
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)
Dated: June 6, 2012.
Daniel J. Basta,
Director of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-15653 Filed 6-26-12; 8:45 am]
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