Availability of Seats for the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, 65470 [06-9115]

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E6–18887 Filed 11–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheic Administration Availability of Seats for the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice and request for applications. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary (OCNMS or sanctuary) is seeking applicants for the following vacant seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (council): Education and Commercial Fishing. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosphy 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 service 3-year terms, pursuant to the council’s Charter DATES: Applications are due by December 15, 2006. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Andrew Palmer, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, 115 East Railroad Ave., Suite 301, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Completed applications should be sent to the same address. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Palmer, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, 115 East Railroad Ave., Suite 301, Port Angeles, WA 98362, Phone (350) 457–6622, ext. 15, e-mail andrew.palmer@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sanctuary Advisory Council members and alternates serve three-year terms. The Advisory Council meets bi-monthly in public sessions in communities in and around the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. The Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council was established in December 1998 to assure continued public participation in the management of the sanctuary. Serving in a volunteer capacity, the advisory council’s 15 voting members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public. Ina ddition, five Federal Government agencies and one federally funded program serve as non-viting, ex officio members. Since its establishment, the advisory coundil has played a vital role in advising the sanctuary and NOAA on critical issues. In addition to providing advice on management issues facing the Sanctuary, the Council members serve as a communication bridge between constituents and the Sanctuary staff. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) November 1,2 006. Daniel J. Basta, Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheic Administration


Availability of Seats for the Olympic Coast National Marine 
Sanctuary Advisory Council

AGENCY: National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean 
Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice and request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary (OCNMS or 
sanctuary) is seeking applicants for the following vacant seats on its 
Sanctuary Advisory Council (council): Education and Commercial Fishing. 
Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and 
experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; 
community and professional affiliations; philosphy 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 service 3-year terms, pursuant to 
the council's Charter

DATES: Applications are due by December 15, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Andrew Palmer, Olympic 
Coast National Marine Sanctuary, 115 East Railroad Ave., Suite 301, 
Port Angeles, WA 98362. Completed applications should be sent to the 
same address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Palmer, Olympic Coast National 
Marine Sanctuary, 115 East Railroad Ave., Suite 301, Port Angeles, WA 
98362, Phone (350) 457-6622, ext. 15, e-mail andrew.palmer@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sanctuary Advisory Council members and 
alternates serve three-year terms. The Advisory Council meets bi-
monthly in public sessions in communities in and around the Olympic 
Coast National Marine Sanctuary. The Olympic Coast National Marine 
Sanctuary Advisory Council was established in December 1998 to assure 
continued public participation in the management of the sanctuary. 
Serving in a volunteer capacity, the advisory council's 15 voting 
members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the 
general public. Ina ddition, five Federal Government agencies and one 
federally funded program serve as non-viting, ex officio members. Since 
its establishment, the advisory coundil has played a vital role in 
advising the sanctuary and NOAA on critical issues. In addition to 
providing advice on management issues facing the Sanctuary, the Council 
members serve as a communication bridge between constituents and the 
Sanctuary staff.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431, et seq.

(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary 
Program)

    November 1,2 006.
Daniel J. Basta,
Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Ocean Service, 
National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration.
[FR Doc. 06-9115 Filed 11-7-06; 8:45 am]
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