Nominations to the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, 31977 [E8-12602]

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ADDRESSES: Nominations must be sent to Dr. Mark Holliday, Executive Director, MAFAC, Office of Policy, NMFS F–14451, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Holliday, MAFAC Executive Director; (301) 713–2239 x120; e-mail: Mark.Holliday@noaa.gov. The establishment of MAFAC was approved by the Secretary on December 28, 1970, and subsequently 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 Committee Chairperson. No less that 15 and no more than 21 individuals may serve on the Committee. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XI23


Nominations to the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee

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

ACTION: Notice; request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: Nominations are being sought for appointment by the Secretary 
of Commerce (Secretary) to serve on the Marine Fisheries Advisory 
Committee (MAFAC or Committee) beginning in October 2008. MAFAC is the 
only Federal advisory committee with the responsibility to advise the 
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 annual meetings. Individuals serve 
for a term of three years for no more than two consecutive terms if re-
appointed. NMFS is seeking qualified nominees to fill upcoming 
vacancies being created by the expiration of existing appointments this 
October, thereby bringing the Committee to its full complement of 21 
members.

DATES: Nominations must be received by July 21, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Nominations must be sent to Dr. Mark Holliday, Executive 
Director, MAFAC, Office of Policy, NMFS F-14451, 1315 East-West 
Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Holliday, MAFAC Executive 
Director; (301) 713-2239 x120; e-mail: Mark.Holliday@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The establishment of MAFAC was approved by 
the Secretary on December 28, 1970, and subsequently 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 Committee Chairperson. 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 U.S. geographical regions, including Puerto 
Rico and the Western Pacific and the 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 must 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 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: May 30, 2008.
James W. Balsiger,
Acting Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries 
Service.
[FR Doc. E8-12602 Filed 6-5-08; 8:45 am]
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