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FR Notice – Solicitation for Applications for Advisory Councils Established Pursuant to the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Executive Order (May 7, 2021)

Federal Register Notices, Hawaii Archipelago

AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice of solicitation.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given that ONMS will solicit applications to fill non-governmental seats on its 15 established national marine sanctuary advisory councils and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council (advisory councils), under the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Executive Order, respectively. Note, the list of 16 established advisory councils in the Contact Information for Each Site section includes the advisory council established for the Proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary. Vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary and alternate), for each of the advisory councils will be advertised differently at each site in accordance with the information provided in this notice. This notice contains web page links and contact information for each site, as well as additional resources on advisory council vacancies and the application process.

DATES:

Please visit the individual site web pages, or reach out to a site as identified in this notice’s SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, regarding the timing and advertisement of vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary or alternate), for each of the advisory councils. Applications will only be accepted in response to current, open vacancies and in accordance with the deadlines and instructions included on each site’s website.

ADDRESSES:

Vacancies and applications are specific to each site’s advisory council. As such, questions about a specific council or vacancy, including questions about advisory council applications, should be directed to a site. Contact information for each site is listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For further information on a particular advisory council or available seats, please contact the site as identified in this notice’s SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. For general inquiries related to this notice or ONMS advisory councils established pursuant to the National Marine Sanctuaries Act or Executive Order 13178, contact Katie Denman, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Policy and Planning Division (katie.denman@noaa.gov; 240-533-0702).

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