Availability of Seats for the Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, 64797 [2012-25862]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 205 / Tuesday, October 23, 2012 / Notices Fishing, and Research. 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 2016. DATES: Applications are due by November 23, 2012. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from 99 Pacific Street, Bldg. 455A, Monterey, CA, 93940 or online at http://montereybay.noaa.gov/. Completed applications should be sent to the same address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacqueline Sommers, 99 Pacific Street, Bldg. 455A, Monterey, CA, 93940, (831) 647–4247, Jacqueline.sommers@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MBNMS Advisory Council is a community-based group that 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’’) cochaired by the Business/Industry Representative and Tourism 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 bimonthly, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 Oct 22, 2012 Jkt 229001 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) Dated: October 12, 2012. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–25861 Filed 10–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council 64797 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 for the K–12 education or non-living resources research seats should expect to serve 3year terms, pursuant to the council’s Charter. The applicant chosen for the citizen-at-large seat should expect to serve a 2-year term. DATES: Applications are due by November 30, 2012. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Becky Shortland, Council Coordinator (becky.shortland@noaa.gov, 10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411; 912–598–2381). Completed applications should be sent to the same address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Becky Shortland, Council Coordinator (becky.shortland@noaa.gov, 10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411; 912–598–2381. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The sanctuary advisory council was established in August 1999 to provide advice and recommendations on management and protection of the sanctuary. The advisory council, through its members, also serves as liaison to the community regarding sanctuary issues and represents community interests, concerns, and management needs to the sanctuary and NOAA. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: October 12, 2012. Daniel J. Basta, National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–25862 Filed 10–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M 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. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The ONMS is seeking applications for the following vacant seats on the Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: K–12 education, non-living resources research and citizen-at-large. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 205 (Tuesday, October 23, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-25862]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Availability of Seats for the Gray's Reef 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 
seats on the Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: K-
12 education, non-living resources research and citizen-at-large. 
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 for the K-12 education or non-living resources research seats 
should expect to serve 3-year terms, pursuant to the council's Charter. 
The applicant chosen for the citizen-at-large seat should expect to 
serve a 2-year term.

DATES: Applications are due by November 30, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Becky Shortland, 
Council Coordinator (becky.shortland@noaa.gov, 10 Ocean Science Circle, 
Savannah, GA 31411; 912-598-2381). Completed applications should be 
sent to the same address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Becky Shortland, Council Coordinator 
(becky.shortland@noaa.gov, 10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411; 
912-598-2381.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The sanctuary advisory council was 
established in August 1999 to provide advice and recommendations on 
management and protection of the sanctuary. The advisory council, 
through its members, also serves as liaison to the community regarding 
sanctuary issues and represents community interests, concerns, and 
management needs to the sanctuary and NOAA.

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

(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary 
Program)

    Dated: October 12, 2012.
Daniel J. Basta,
National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-25862 Filed 10-22-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-NK-M