Nominations to the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC), 44090 [05-15141]

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[FR Doc. 05–15110 Filed 7–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 072505A] Nominations to the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: VerDate jul<14>2003 14:01 Jul 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 ACTION: Notice; request for nominations. SUMMARY: The Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (Committee) is the only Federal advisory committee with the responsibility to advise the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) on all matters concerning living marine resources that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary to assist in the development and implementation of Departmental regulations, policies and programs critical to the mission and goals of the NMFS. Nominations are encouraged from all interested parties involved with or representing interests affected by NMFS actions in managing living marine resources. Nominees should possess demonstrable expertise in a field related to the management of living marine resources and be able to fulfill the time commitments required for two meetings annually. Individuals serve for a term of three years for no more than two consecutive terms if reappointed. The NMFS anticipates selecting up to eight new members to serve during the 2006–2009 term. DATES: Nominations must be postmarked on or before September 12, 2005. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Laurel Bryant, Executive Director, MAFAC, Office of Constituent Services, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway #9508, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurel Bryant, MAFAC Executive Director; (301) 713–2379 x171; e-mail: Laurel.Bryant@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The establishment of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC) was approved by the Secretary on December 28, 1970, and initially chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5, U.S.C. App.2, on February 17, 1971. The Committee meets twice a year with supplementary subcommittee meetings as determined necessary by the Secretary. No less that 15 and no more than 21 individuals may serve on the Committee. Membership is comprised of highly qualified individuals representing commercial and recreational fisheries interests, environmental organizations, academic institutions, governmental, tribal and consumer groups from a balance of geographical regions, including the Hawaiian, Pacific and U.S. Virgin Islands. A MAFAC member cannot be a Federal employee or a member of a Regional Fishery Management Council. Selected candidates must pass security PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 checks and submit financial disclosure forms. Membership is voluntary, and except for reimbursable travel and related expenses, service is without pay. Each submission should include the submitting person or organization’s name and affiliation, a cover letter describing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee, a curriculum vitae and/or resume of the 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 nominee’s submission: name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address if available Nominations should be sent to (see ADDRESSES) and nominations must be received by (see DATES). The full text of the Committee Charter and its current membership can be viewed at the NMFS’s web page at www.nmfs.noaa.gov/mafac.htm. Dated: July 26, 2005. Gordon J. Helm Acting Director, Office of Constituent Services, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–15141 Filed 7–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 072605A] Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; SnapperGrouper Fishery Off the Southern Atlantic States and Coral and Coral Reefs Fishery in the South Atlantic; Exempted Fishing Permit National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of an application for an exempted fishing permit; request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: NMFS announces the receipt of an application for an exempted fishing permit (EFP) from Jason T. Crichton on behalf of the South Carolina Aquarium. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 072505A]


Nominations to the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC)

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

ACTION: Notice; request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (Committee) is the 
only Federal advisory committee with the responsibility to advise the 
Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) on all matters concerning living 
marine resources that are the responsibility of the Department of 
Commerce. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary to 
assist in the development and implementation of Departmental 
regulations, policies and programs critical to the mission and goals of 
the NMFS. Nominations are encouraged from all interested parties 
involved with or representing interests affected by NMFS actions in 
managing living marine resources. Nominees should possess demonstrable 
expertise in a field related to the management of living marine 
resources and be able to fulfill the time commitments required for two 
meetings annually. Individuals serve for a term of three years for no 
more than two consecutive terms if re-appointed. The NMFS anticipates 
selecting up to eight new members to serve during the 2006-2009 term.

DATES: Nominations must be postmarked on or before September 12, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Laurel Bryant, Executive 
Director, MAFAC, Office of Constituent Services, NMFS, 1315 East-West 
Highway 9508, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurel Bryant, MAFAC Executive 
Director; (301) 713-2379 x171; e-mail: Laurel.Bryant@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The establishment of the Marine Fisheries 
Advisory Committee (MAFAC) was approved by the Secretary on December 
28, 1970, and initially chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, 5, U.S.C. App.2, on February 17, 1971. The Committee meets twice a 
year with supplementary subcommittee meetings as determined necessary 
by the Secretary. No less that 15 and no more than 21 individuals may 
serve on the Committee. Membership is comprised of highly qualified 
individuals representing commercial and recreational fisheries 
interests, environmental organizations, academic institutions, 
governmental, tribal and consumer groups from a balance of geographical 
regions, including the Hawaiian, Pacific and U.S. Virgin Islands.
    A MAFAC member cannot be a Federal employee or a member of a 
Regional Fishery Management Council. Selected candidates must pass 
security checks and submit financial disclosure forms. Membership is 
voluntary, and except for reimbursable travel and related expenses, 
service is without pay.
    Each submission should include the submitting person or 
organization's name and affiliation, a cover letter describing the 
nominee's qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee, a 
curriculum vitae and/or resume of the 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 nominee's 
submission: name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address 
if available
    Nominations should be sent to (see ADDRESSES) and nominations must 
be received by (see DATES). The full text of the Committee Charter and 
its current membership can be viewed at the NMFS's web page at 
www.nmfs.noaa.gov/mafac.htm.

    Dated: July 26, 2005.
Gordon J. Helm
Acting Director, Office of Constituent Services, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 05-15141 Filed 7-29-05; 8:45 am]
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