Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee Request for Nominations, 35226 [05-11937]

Download as PDF 35226 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 116 / Friday, June 17, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee Request for Nominations National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice requesting nominations for the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is seeking nominations for membership on the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee was established to advise the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of the Interior in implementing Section 4 of Executive Order 13158, and specifically on strategies and priorities for developing the national system of marine protected areas (MPAs) and on practical approaches to further enhance and expand protection of new and existing MPAs. Nominations are sought for highly qualified non-federal scientists, resource managers, and persons representing other interests or organizations involved with or affected by marine conservation. Individuals seeking membership on the Advisory Committee should possess demonstrable expertise in a related field or represent a stakeholder interest affected by MPAs. Nominees will also be evaluated based on the following factors: marine policy experience, leadership and organization skills, region of country represented, and diversity characteristics. The membership reflects the Department’s commitment to attaining balance and diversity. The full text of the Committee charter and its current membership can be viewed on the Agency’s Web page at http://mpa.gov/fac.html. Vacancies on the Committee occur from time to time and additional information on specific qualifications being sought will be posted on the Web site. DATES: This notice of recruitment will be open for one year from its date of publication in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to: Lauren Wenzel, Marine Protected Areas Center, NOAA, N/ORM, 1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Designated Federal Officer, MPAFAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, N/ORM, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, VerDate jul<14>2003 17:59 Jun 16, 2005 Jkt 205001 Maryland 20910. (Phone: (301) –713– 3100 x136, Fax: (301) –713–3110); e-mail: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the national MPA Center Web site at https://www.mpa.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In Executive Order 13158, the Department of Commerce and the Department of the Interior were directed to seek the expert advice and recommendations of nonfederal scientists, resource managers, and other interested persons and organizations through a Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The Committee was established in June 2003 and includes 30 members. The Committee meets at least twice a year. Committee members serve for a term of two or four years. Each nomination submission should include the proposed committee member’s name and organizational affiliation, a cover letter describing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee, a curriculum vitae or resume of nominee, and no more than three supporting letters describing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee. Self-nominations are acceptable. The following contact information should accompany each submission: the nominee’s name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address if available. Dated: June 7, 2005. Eldon Hout, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. 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He or she should also have some familiarity with elements of the IOOS, such as Data Management and Communication, Modeling and Analysis, Research, and Education and Outreach. The successful candidate ideally will have a science background, familiarity with the Global Earth Observing System of Systems (GEOSS), the NOPP process, and the Federal spending process, including spending in a legislated, but unappropriated enterprise. He or she must also be able to obtain a security clearance. Applications, which should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and e-mail addresses of at least three references, should be sent to: Ocean.US, 2300 Claredon Blvd Suite 1350, Arlington, VA 22201–3667, Attn: Ms. Nicole Larrain. Review of the applications will begin on June 30, 2005, with a start date of October 1, 2005. The mode of employment will be negotiated, depending on the current employment status of the applicant. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)


Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee Request for 
Nominations

AGENCY: National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice requesting nominations for the Marine Protected Areas 
Federal Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is seeking nominations for 
membership on the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. 
The Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee was established 
to advise the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of the Interior 
in implementing Section 4 of Executive Order 13158, and specifically on 
strategies and priorities for developing the national system of marine 
protected areas (MPAs) and on practical approaches to further enhance 
and expand protection of new and existing MPAs.
    Nominations are sought for highly qualified non-federal scientists, 
resource managers, and persons representing other interests or 
organizations involved with or affected by marine conservation. 
Individuals seeking membership on the Advisory Committee should possess 
demonstrable expertise in a related field or represent a stakeholder 
interest affected by MPAs. Nominees will also be evaluated based on the 
following factors: marine policy experience, leadership and 
organization skills, region of country represented, and diversity 
characteristics. The membership reflects the Department's commitment to 
attaining balance and diversity. The full text of the Committee charter 
and its current membership can be viewed on the Agency's Web page at 
http://mpa.gov/fac.html. Vacancies on the Committee occur from time to 
time and additional information on specific qualifications being sought 
will be posted on the Web site.

DATES: This notice of recruitment will be open for one year from its 
date of publication in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to: Lauren Wenzel, Marine 
Protected Areas Center, NOAA, N/ORM, 1305 East West Highway, Silver 
Spring, MD 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Designated Federal 
Officer, MPAFAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, N/ORM, 1305 
East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: (301) -713-
3100 x136, Fax: (301) -713-3110); e-mail: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or 
visit the national MPA Center Web site at https://www.mpa.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In Executive Order 13158, the Department of 
Commerce and the Department of the Interior were directed to seek the 
expert advice and recommendations of non-federal scientists, resource 
managers, and other interested persons and organizations through a 
Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The Committee was 
established in June 2003 and includes 30 members.
    The Committee meets at least twice a year. Committee members serve 
for a term of two or four years.
    Each nomination submission should include the proposed committee 
member's name and organizational affiliation, a cover letter describing 
the nominee's qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee, 
a curriculum vitae or resume of nominee, and no more than three 
supporting letters describing the nominee's qualifications and interest 
in serving on the Committee. Self-nominations are acceptable. The 
following contact information should accompany each submission: the 
nominee's name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address 
if available.

    Dated: June 7, 2005.
Eldon Hout,
Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management.
[FR Doc. 05-11937 Filed 6-16-05; 8:45 am]
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