National Sea Grant Advisory Board, 16731 [2011-7071]

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Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–7083 Filed 3–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:16 Mar 24, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Sea Grant Advisory Board National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of solicitation for nominations for potential National Sea Grant Advisory Board members. AGENCY: This notice responds to Section 209 of the Sea Grant Program Improvement Act of 1976 (Pub. L. 94– 461, 33 U.S.C. 1128), which requires the Secretary of Commerce to solicit nominations at least once a year for membership on the National Sea Grant Advisory Board, an advisory committee that provides advice on the implementation of the National Sea Grant College Program. DATES: Solicitation of nominations is open ended: Resumes may be sent to the address specified at any time. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Ms. Elizabeth J. Ban; Designated Federal Officer, National Sea Grant Advisory Board; National Sea Grant College Program; 1315 East-West Highway, Room 11843; Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. Nominations (Word, PDF or in text of e-mail) may be sent via e-mail to Elizabeth.Ban@noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Elizabeth J. Ban; Designated Federal Officer, National Sea Grant Advisory Board; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Sea Grant College Program; 1315 EastWest Highway, Room 11843; Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; e-mail: Elizabeth.Ban@noaa.gov, phone 301– 734–1082. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Established by Section 209 of the Act and as amended the National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110–394), the duties of the Board are as follows: (1) In general. The Board shall advise the Secretary and the Director concerning— (A) Strategies for utilizing the sea grant college program to address the Nation’s highest priorities regarding the understanding, assessment, development, management, utilization, and conservation of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources; (B) The designation of sea grant colleges and sea grant institutes; and (C) Such other matters as the Secretary refers to the Board for review and advice. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 16731 (2) Biennial Report—The Board shall report to the Congress every two years on the state of the national sea grant college program. The Board shall indicate in each such report the progress made toward meeting the priorities identified in the strategic plan in effect under section 204 (c). The Secretary shall make available to the Board such information, personnel, and administrative services and assistance as it may reasonably require to carry out its duties under this title. The Secretary shall make available to the Board such information, personnel, and administrative services and assistance as it may reasonably require to carry out its duties. The Board shall consist of 15 voting members who shall be appointed by the Secretary. The Director and a director of a Sea Grant program who is elected by the various directors of Sea Grant programs shall serve as nonvoting members of the Board. Not less than 8 of the voting members of the Board shall be individuals who, by reason of knowledge, experience, or training, are especially qualified in one or more of the disciplines and fields included in marine science. The other voting members shall be individuals who, by reason of knowledge, experience, or training, are especially qualified in, or representative of, education, marine affairs and resource management, coastal management, extension services, State government, industry, economics, planning, or any other activity which is appropriate to, and important for, any effort to enhance the understanding, assessment, development, management, utilization, or conservation of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources. No individual is eligible to be a voting member of the Board if the individual is (A) the director of a Sea Grant college or Sea Grant institute; (B) an applicant for, or beneficiary (as determined by the Secretary) of, any grant or contract under section 205 [33 USCS § 1124]; or (C) a full-time officer or employee of the United States. The Director of the National Sea Grant College Program and one Director of a Sea Grant Program also serve as non-voting members. Board members are appointed for a 4-year term. Dated: March 22, 2011. Mark E. Brown, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–7071 Filed 3–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–P E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


National Sea Grant Advisory Board

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of solicitation for nominations for potential National 
Sea Grant Advisory Board members.

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SUMMARY: This notice responds to Section 209 of the Sea Grant Program 
Improvement Act of 1976 (Pub. L. 94-461, 33 U.S.C. 1128), which 
requires the Secretary of Commerce to solicit nominations at least once 
a year for membership on the National Sea Grant Advisory Board, an 
advisory committee that provides advice on the implementation of the 
National Sea Grant College Program.

DATES: Solicitation of nominations is open ended: Resumes may be sent 
to the address specified at any time.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Ms. Elizabeth J. Ban; 
Designated Federal Officer, National Sea Grant Advisory Board; National 
Sea Grant College Program; 1315 East-West Highway, Room 11843; Silver 
Spring, Maryland 20910. Nominations (Word, PDF or in text of e-mail) 
may be sent via e-mail to Elizabeth.Ban@noaa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Ms. Elizabeth J. Ban; Designated 
Federal Officer, National Sea Grant Advisory Board; National Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Administration, National Sea Grant College Program; 
1315 East-West Highway, Room 11843; Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; e-
mail: Elizabeth.Ban@noaa.gov, phone 301-734-1082.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Established by Section 209 of the Act and as 
amended the National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2008 
(Pub. L. 110-394), the duties of the Board are as follows:
    (1) In general. The Board shall advise the Secretary and the 
Director concerning--
    (A) Strategies for utilizing the sea grant college program to 
address the Nation's highest priorities regarding the understanding, 
assessment, development, management, utilization, and conservation of 
ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources;
    (B) The designation of sea grant colleges and sea grant institutes; 
and
    (C) Such other matters as the Secretary refers to the Board for 
review and advice.
    (2) Biennial Report--The Board shall report to the Congress every 
two years on the state of the national sea grant college program. The 
Board shall indicate in each such report the progress made toward 
meeting the priorities identified in the strategic plan in effect under 
section 204 (c). The Secretary shall make available to the Board such 
information, personnel, and administrative services and assistance as 
it may reasonably require to carry out its duties under this title. The 
Secretary shall make available to the Board such information, 
personnel, and administrative services and assistance as it may 
reasonably require to carry out its duties.
    The Board shall consist of 15 voting members who shall be appointed 
by the Secretary. The Director and a director of a Sea Grant program 
who is elected by the various directors of Sea Grant programs shall 
serve as nonvoting members of the Board. Not less than 8 of the voting 
members of the Board shall be individuals who, by reason of knowledge, 
experience, or training, are especially qualified in one or more of the 
disciplines and fields included in marine science. The other voting 
members shall be individuals who, by reason of knowledge, experience, 
or training, are especially qualified in, or representative of, 
education, marine affairs and resource management, coastal management, 
extension services, State government, industry, economics, planning, or 
any other activity which is appropriate to, and important for, any 
effort to enhance the understanding, assessment, development, 
management, utilization, or conservation of ocean, coastal, and Great 
Lakes resources. No individual is eligible to be a voting member of the 
Board if the individual is (A) the director of a Sea Grant college or 
Sea Grant institute; (B) an applicant for, or beneficiary (as 
determined by the Secretary) of, any grant or contract under section 
205 [33 USCS Sec.  1124]; or (C) a full-time officer or employee of the 
United States. The Director of the National Sea Grant College Program 
and one Director of a Sea Grant Program also serve as non-voting 
members. Board members are appointed for a 4-year term.

    Dated: March 22, 2011.
Mark E. Brown,
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-7071 Filed 3-24-11; 8:45 am]
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