Nominations for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission Permanent Advisory Committee, 1894-1895 [2015-00412]

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VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:56 Jan 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 Nominations for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission Permanent Advisory Committee National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; request for nominations. AGENCY: NMFS, on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce, is seeking nominations for the advisory committee established under the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act (Act). The Permanent Advisory Committee, composed of individuals from groups concerned with the fisheries covered by SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention (Convention), will be given the opportunity to provide input to the United States Commissioners to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (Commission) regarding the deliberations and decisions of the Commission. DATES: Nominations must be received no later than March 2, 2015. 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Permanent Advisory Committee The Act (16 U.S.C. 6902) provides (in section 6902(d)) that the Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the United States Commissioners to the Commission, will appoint individuals as members of the advisory committee established under the Act, referred to here as the ‘‘Permanent Advisory Committee’’. The appointed members of the Permanent Advisory Committee are to include not less than 15 nor more than 20 individuals selected from the various groups concerned with the fisheries covered by the Convention, providing, to the extent practicable, an equitable balance among such groups. On behalf of the Secretary of Commerce, NMFS is now seeking nominations for these appointments. In addition to the 15–20 appointed members, the Permanent Advisory Committee includes the chair of the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Advisory Committee (or designee), and officials of the fisheries management authorities of American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands (or their designees). Members of the Permanent Advisory Committee will be invited to attend all non-executive meetings of the United States Commissioners to the Commission and at such meetings will be given opportunity to examine and be heard on all proposed programs of investigation, reports, recommendations, and regulations of the Commission. Each appointed member of the Permanent Advisory Committee will serve for a term of two years and is eligible for reappointment. This request for nominations is for the term to begin on or after August 3, 2015, and is for a term of two consecutive years. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XD701


Nominations for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries 
Commission Permanent 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: NMFS, on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce, is seeking 
nominations for the advisory committee established under the Western 
and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act (Act). The 
Permanent Advisory Committee, composed of individuals from groups 
concerned with the fisheries covered by the Western and Central Pacific 
Fisheries Convention (Convention), will be given the opportunity to 
provide input to the United States Commissioners to the Western and 
Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (Commission) regarding the 
deliberations and decisions of the Commission.

DATES: Nominations must be received no later than March 2, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be directed to Michael Tosatto, Regional 
Administrator, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office, and may be 
submitted by any of the following means:
     Email: pir.wcpfc@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line the 
following document identifier: ``Permanent Advisory Committee 
nominations''. Email comments, with or without attachments, are limited 
to 5 megabytes.
     Mail or hand delivery: 1845 Wasp Boulevard, Bldg 176, 
Honolulu, HI 96818.
     Facsimile: 808-725-5215.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emily Crigler, NMFS Pacific Islands 
Regional Office; telephone: 808-725-5036; facsimile: 808-725-5215; 
email: emily.crigler@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Convention and the Commission

    The objective of the Convention is to ensure, through effective 
management, the long-term conservation and sustainable use of highly 
migratory fish stocks in the western and central Pacific Ocean in 
accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 
10 December 1982 (UNCLOS) and the Agreement for the Implementation of 
the Provisions of the UNCLOS Relating to the Conservation and 
Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks. 
The Convention establishes the Commission, the secretariat of which is 
based in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
    The Convention applies to all highly migratory fish stocks (defined 
as all fish stocks of the species listed in Annex I of the UNCLOS 
occurring in the Convention Area, and such other species of fish as the 
Commission may determine), except sauries.
    The United States actively supported the negotiations and the 
development of the Convention and signed the Convention when it was 
opened for signature in 2000. It participated as a cooperating non-
member of the Commission since it became operational in 2005. The 
United States became a Contracting Party to the Convention and a full 
member of the Commission when

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it ratified the Convention in January 2007. Under the Act, the United 
States is to be represented on the Commission by five United States 
Commissioners, appointed by the President.

Permanent Advisory Committee

    The Act (16 U.S.C. 6902) provides (in section 6902(d)) that the 
Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the United States 
Commissioners to the Commission, will appoint individuals as members of 
the advisory committee established under the Act, referred to here as 
the ``Permanent Advisory Committee''.
    The appointed members of the Permanent Advisory Committee are to 
include not less than 15 nor more than 20 individuals selected from the 
various groups concerned with the fisheries covered by the Convention, 
providing, to the extent practicable, an equitable balance among such 
groups. On behalf of the Secretary of Commerce, NMFS is now seeking 
nominations for these appointments.
    In addition to the 15-20 appointed members, the Permanent Advisory 
Committee includes the chair of the Western Pacific Fishery Management 
Council's Advisory Committee (or designee), and officials of the 
fisheries management authorities of American Samoa, Guam, and the 
Northern Mariana Islands (or their designees).
    Members of the Permanent Advisory Committee will be invited to 
attend all non-executive meetings of the United States Commissioners to 
the Commission and at such meetings will be given opportunity to 
examine and be heard on all proposed programs of investigation, 
reports, recommendations, and regulations of the Commission.
    Each appointed member of the Permanent Advisory Committee will 
serve for a term of two years and is eligible for reappointment. This 
request for nominations is for the term to begin on or after August 3, 
2015, and is for a term of two consecutive years.
    The Secretaries of Commerce and State will furnish the Permanent 
Advisory Committee with relevant information concerning fisheries and 
international fishery agreements.
    NMFS, on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce, will provide to the 
Permanent Advisory Committee administrative and technical support 
services as are necessary for its effective functioning.
    Appointed members of the Permanent Advisory Committee will serve 
without pay, but while away from their homes or regular places of 
business in the performance of services for the advisory committee will 
be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, 
in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in the Government 
service are allowed expenses under section 5703 of title 5, United 
States Code. They will not be considered Federal employees while 
performing service as members of the advisory committee except for the 
purposes of injury compensation or tort claims liability as provided in 
chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code and Chapter 171 of title 28, 
United States Code.

Procedure for Submitting Nominations

    Nominations for the Permanent Advisory Committee should be 
submitted to NMFS (see ADDRESSES). This request for nominations is for 
first-time nominees as well as previous and current Permanent Advisory 
Committee members. Self nominations are acceptable. Nominations should 
include the following information: (1) Full name, address, telephone, 
and email address of nominee; (2) nominee's organization(s) or 
professional affiliation(s) serving as the basis for the nomination, if 
any; and (3) a background statement, not to exceed one page in length, 
describing the nominee's qualifications, experience and interests, 
specifically as related to the fisheries covered by the Convention.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 6902.

    Dated: January 9, 2015.
Emily H. Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
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