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FR Notice – Nominations for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission Permanent Advisory Committee (April 26, 2021)

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National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.


Notice of request for nominations.


NMFS, on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce, is reopening a request for nominations for the advisory committee established under the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act (Act). The Permanent Advisory Committee, composed of individuals from groups concerned with the fisheries covered by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention (Convention), will be given the opportunity to provide input to the U.S. Commissioners to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (Commission) regarding the deliberations and decisions of the Commission. Nominations previously submitted in response to the notice published on January 4, 2021, need not be resubmitted.


Nominations must be received no later than May 10, 2021. Nominations received after the deadline will not be accepted.


Nominations should be directed to Michael Tosatto, Regional Administrator, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office, and may be submitted by any of the following means:

  •  Email: Include in the subject line the following document identifier: “Permanent Advisory Committee nominations”. Email comments, including attachments, are limited to 5 megabytes.
  • Mail or hand delivery: 1845 Wasp Boulevard, Bldg 176, Honolulu, HI 96818.
  • Facsimile: 808-725-5215.


Emily Reynolds, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office; telephone: 808-725-5039; facsimile: 808-725-5215; email:

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