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AGENCY: Agency Contacts SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is seeking nominations for membership on the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee). The Advisory Committee was established to advise the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of the Interior in implementing Section 4 of Executive Order 13158, 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 people representing other interests or organizations involved with or affected by marine conservation including in the Great Lakes. Fifteen members of the Committee have terms that expire Technical Information: Libby Jewett, Program Manager, 301–713–3338/ext 121, Internet: libby.jewett@noaa.gov. 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Individuals seeking membership on the Advisory Committee should possess demonstrable expertise in a related field or represent a stakeholder interest affected by MPAs. Nominees also will 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 Advisory Committee Charter and its current membership can be viewed at the Agency’s Web page at http://mpa.gov. DATES: Nominations must be postmarked on or before November 30, 2008. ADDRESS: Nominations should be sent to: Lauren Wenzel, National Marine Protected Areas Center, NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, Station 9143, Silver Spring, MD 20910. E-mail: Lauren.Wenzel@noaa.gov. E-mail nominations are acceptable. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East-West Highway, Building 4, Station 9143, 301– 713 3100 ext. 136, Lauren.wenzel@noaa.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 people and organizations through a Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee was established in June 2003 and includes 30 members. The Committee meets at least once annually. Committee members serve for one, four year nonrenewable term. Members of the Committee will not be compensated, but may, upon request, be allowed travel and per diem expenses. Each nomination submission should include the proposed member’s name and organizational affiliation, a cover letter describing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in serving on the Advisory Committee, curriculum vitae 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 submission: The nominee’s name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address if available. E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 52330 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 9, 2008 / Notices Dated: September 3, 2008. David M. Kennedy, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. [FR Doc. E8–20790 Filed 9–8–08; 8:45 am] Comments must be submitted on or before November 10, 2008. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 9, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-20790]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Federal Register Notice Calling for Nominations to Marine 
Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Marine Protected Areas (MPA), National Ocean Service (NOS), 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of 
Commerce (DOC)

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 
(Advisory Committee). The Advisory Committee was established to advise 
the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of the Interior in 
implementing Section 4 of Executive Order 13158, 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 people representing other interests or 
organizations involved with or affected by marine conservation 
including in the Great Lakes. Fifteen members of the Committee have 
terms that expire October 31, 2009, and nominations are sought to fill 
these vacancies.
    Individuals seeking membership on the Advisory Committee should 
possess demonstrable expertise in a related field or represent a 
stakeholder interest affected by MPAs. Nominees also will 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 Advisory 
Committee Charter and its current membership can be viewed at the 
Agency's Web page at http://mpa.gov.

DATES: Nominations must be postmarked on or before November 30, 2008.

ADDRESS: Nominations should be sent to: Lauren Wenzel, National Marine 
Protected Areas Center, NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, Station 9143, 
Silver Spring, MD 20910. E-mail: Lauren.Wenzel@noaa.gov. E-mail 
nominations are acceptable.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, National Marine 
Protected Areas Center, 1305 East-West Highway, Building 4, Station 
9143, 301-713 3100 ext. 136, Lauren.wenzel@noaa.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 people and organizations through a 
Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The Advisory 
Committee was established in June 2003 and includes 30 members.
    The Committee meets at least once annually. Committee members serve 
for one, four year nonrenewable term. Members of the Committee will not 
be compensated, but may, upon request, be allowed travel and per diem 
expenses.
    Each nomination submission should include the proposed member's 
name and organizational affiliation, a cover letter describing the 
nominee's qualifications and interest in serving on the Advisory 
Committee, curriculum vitae 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 submission: The 
nominee's name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address 
if available.


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    Dated: September 3, 2008.
David M. Kennedy,
Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management.
[FR Doc. E8-20790 Filed 9-8-08; 8:45 am]
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