Nominations to the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, 18200 [E9-9109]

Download as PDF 18200 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 75 / Tuesday, April 21, 2009 / Notices information. The Committee will hear presentations and discuss policies and guidance on the following topics: a strategic plan for seafood safety and quality; fishery disasters; ocean acidification; fisheries sustainability monitoring and measurement; NOAA and NMFS strategic planning; Regional Fishery Management Council 5–year programmatic plans; and progress on catch share programs. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mark Holliday, MAFAC Executive Director; (301) 713– 2239 x120 by 5 p.m. on May 1, 2009. Dated: April 15, 2009. Samuel D. Rauch III, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–9108 Filed 4–20–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XO77 Nominations to the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; request for nominations. SUMMARY: Nominations are being sought for appointment by the Secretary of Commerce to serve on the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC or Committee) beginning in October 2009. MAFAC 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 20:25 Apr 20, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 should accompany each nominee’s submission: name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address (if available). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 3510–22–S VerDate Nov<24>2008 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 postmarked on or before June 5, 2009. ADDRESSES: Nominations should 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. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nominations should be sent to (see and must be received by (see DATES). The full text of the Committee Charter and its current membership can be viewed at the NMFS’ web page at www.nmfs.noaa.gov/mafac.htm. ADDRESSES) Dated: April 15, 2009. Samuel D. Rauch III, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–9109 Filed 4–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XO75 Marine Mammals; File No. 14483 AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Ocean World, 304 US Highway 101 South, Crescent City, California 95531, has applied in due form for a permit to import three California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) for the purposes of public display. DATES: Written or telefaxed comments must be received on or before May 21, 2009 ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https:// apps.nmfs.noaa.gov/index.cfm, and then selecting File No. 14483 from the list of available applications. The application and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 713–2289; fax (301) 427–2521; and Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802–4213; phone (562)980–4001; fax (562)980–4018. Written comments or requests for a public hearing on this application should be mailed to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, F/PR1, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1

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[FR Doc No: E9-9109]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XO77


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 to serve on the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC 
or Committee) beginning in October 2009. MAFAC 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 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 postmarked on or before June 5, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should 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 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 must be received 
by (see DATES). The full text of the Committee Charter and its current 
membership can be viewed at the NMFS' web page at www.nmfs.noaa.gov/mafac.htm.

    Dated: April 15, 2009.
Samuel D. Rauch III,
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-9109 Filed 4-20-09; 8:45 am]
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