Availability of Seats for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, 42379 [2010-17445]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 21, 2010 / Notices Dated: July 16, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. SEDAR 24 Assessment Webinar 2d Schedule: August 11, 2010: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Assessment panelists may use this meeting to discuss agenda items not covered in Assessment Webinar 2c. Please note that meeting times are subject to change and meetings may run longer than scheduled. To be advised of such changes, contact the coordinator listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SEDAR 24 Assessment Webinar 3b Schedule: Assessment panelists may use this meeting to discuss agenda items not covered in Assessment Webinar 3. Please note that meeting times are subject to change and meetings may run longer than scheduled. To be advised of such changes, contact the coordinator listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SEDAR 24 Assessment Webinar 3c Schedule: August 20, 2010: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Assessment panelists may use this meeting to discuss agenda items not covered in Assessment Webinar 3b. Please note that meeting times are subject to change and meetings may run longer than scheduled. To be advised of such changes, contact the coordinator listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before these groups for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. erowe on DSKG8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) at least 3 business days prior to each workshop. 15:19 Jul 20, 2010 Jkt 220001 BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. AGENCY: August 18, 2010: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. VerDate Mar<15>2010 [FR Doc. 2010–17782 Filed 7–20–10; 8:45 am] The ONMS is seeking applications for the following vacant seat on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Conservation primary. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy 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 should expect to serve until February 2013. DATES: Applications are due by August 20, 2010. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from 299 Foam Street, Monterey, CA, 93940 or online at http://montereybay.noaa.gov/. Completed applications should be sent to the same address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Capps, 299 Foam Street, Monterey, CA, 93940, (831) 647–4206, nicole.capps@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MBNMS Advisory Council was established in March 1994 to assure continued public participation in the management of the Sanctuary. Since its establishment, the Advisory Council has played a vital role in decisions affecting the Sanctuary along the central California coast. The Advisory Council’s twenty voting members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public, plus seven local, State and Federal governmental jurisdictions. In addition, the respective managers or superintendents for the four California National Marine Sanctuaries (Channel SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 42379 Islands National Marine Sanctuary, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary) and the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve sit as non-voting members. Four working groups support the Advisory Council: The Research Activity Panel (‘‘RAP’’) chaired by the Research Representative, the Sanctuary Education Panel (‘‘SEP’’) chaired by the Education Representative, the Conservation Working Group (‘‘CWG’’) chaired by the Conservation Representative, and the Business and Tourism Activity Panel (‘‘BTAP’’) chaired by the Business/Industry Representative, each dealing with matters concerning research, education, conservation and human use. The working groups are composed of experts from the appropriate fields of interest and meet monthly, or bi-monthly, serving as invaluable advisors to the Advisory Council and the Sanctuary Superintendent. The Advisory Council represents the coordination link between the Sanctuary and the State and Federal management agencies, user groups, researchers, educators, policy makers, and other various groups that help to focus efforts and attention on the central California coastal and marine ecosystems. The Advisory Council functions in an advisory capacity to the Sanctuary Superintendent and is instrumental in helping develop policies, program goals, and identify education, outreach, research, long-term monitoring, resource protection, and revenue enhancement priorities. The Advisory Council works in concert with the Sanctuary Superintendent by keeping him or her informed about issues of concern throughout the Sanctuary, offering recommendations on specific issues, and aiding the Superintendent in achieving the goals of the Sanctuary program within the context of California’s marine programs and policies. Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Date: July 8, 2010. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Office Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2010–17445 Filed 7–20–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Availability of Seats for the Monterey Bay National Marine 
Sanctuary Advisory Council

AGENCY: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean 
Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice and request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The ONMS is seeking applications for the following vacant seat 
on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Conservation primary. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular 
expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are 
applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy 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 should expect to serve until February 2013.

DATES: Applications are due by August 20, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from 299 Foam Street, 
Monterey, CA, 93940 or online at http://montereybay.noaa.gov/. 
Completed applications should be sent to the same address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Capps, 299 Foam Street, 
Monterey, CA, 93940, (831) 647-4206, nicole.capps@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MBNMS Advisory Council was established 
in March 1994 to assure continued public participation in the 
management of the Sanctuary. Since its establishment, the Advisory 
Council has played a vital role in decisions affecting the Sanctuary 
along the central California coast.
    The Advisory Council's twenty voting members represent a variety of 
local user groups, as well as the general public, plus seven local, 
State and Federal governmental jurisdictions. In addition, the 
respective managers or superintendents for the four California National 
Marine Sanctuaries (Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, Cordell 
Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine 
Sanctuary and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary) and the 
Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve sit as non-voting 
members.
    Four working groups support the Advisory Council: The Research 
Activity Panel (``RAP'') chaired by the Research Representative, the 
Sanctuary Education Panel (``SEP'') chaired by the Education 
Representative, the Conservation Working Group (``CWG'') chaired by the 
Conservation Representative, and the Business and Tourism Activity 
Panel (``BTAP'') chaired by the Business/Industry Representative, each 
dealing with matters concerning research, education, conservation and 
human use. The working groups are composed of experts from the 
appropriate fields of interest and meet monthly, or bi-monthly, serving 
as invaluable advisors to the Advisory Council and the Sanctuary 
Superintendent.
    The Advisory Council represents the coordination link between the 
Sanctuary and the State and Federal management agencies, user groups, 
researchers, educators, policy makers, and other various groups that 
help to focus efforts and attention on the central California coastal 
and marine ecosystems.
    The Advisory Council functions in an advisory capacity to the 
Sanctuary Superintendent and is instrumental in helping develop 
policies, program goals, and identify education, outreach, research, 
long-term monitoring, resource protection, and revenue enhancement 
priorities. The Advisory Council works in concert with the Sanctuary 
Superintendent by keeping him or her informed about issues of concern 
throughout the Sanctuary, offering recommendations on specific issues, 
and aiding the Superintendent in achieving the goals of the Sanctuary 
program within the context of California's marine programs and 
policies.

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

(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary 
Program)

    Date: July 8, 2010.
Daniel J. Basta,
Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Office 
Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2010-17445 Filed 7-20-10; 8:45 am]
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