Availability of Seats for National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Councils, 8065-8067 [2015-02792]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 30 / Friday, February 13, 2015 / Notices 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 Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira at the Council Office (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: February 10, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). Permit No. 14301 (74 FR 65748), authorizes the permit holder to collect, receive, import, or export marine mammal parts for scientific research purposes from all species under NMFS’ jurisdiction. Import/export activities may occur world-wide. No live animals are authorized to be harassed or taken, lethally or otherwise, under the permit. This minor amendment (No. 14301–02) extends the duration of the permit one year, through December 31, 2015, but does not change any other terms or conditions of the permit. Dated: February 9, 2015. Perry F. Gayaldo, Deputy Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–03018 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2015–03043 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration BILLING CODE 3510–22–P RIN 0648–XK46 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Marine Mammals; File No. 13430 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA428 Marine Mammals; File No. 14301 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that The University of Alaska Museum of the North, 907 Yukon Drive Fairbanks, AK 99775–6960 (Link Olson, Responsible Party) has been issued a minor amendment to Scientific Research Permit No. 14301–01. ADDRESSES: The amendment and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone: (301) 427–8401; fax: (301) 713–0376. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brendan Hurley or Jennifer Skidmore; phone: (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The requested amendment has been granted under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:56 Feb 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a major amendment to Permit No. 13430– 01 has been issued to the NMFS National Marine Mammal Laboratory (Responsible Party: John Bengtson, Ph.D.), 7600 Sand Point Way, NE., BIN C15700, Bldg. 1, Seattle, WA 98115– 0070. ADDRESSES: The permit amendment and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 EastWest Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427– 8401; fax (301) 713–0376. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sloan or Courtney Smith, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 23, 2014, notice was published in the Federal Register (79 FR 35524) that a request for an amendment to Permit No. 13430–01 to conduct research on pinnipeds had been submitted by the above-named applicant. The requested permit amendment has been issued SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8065 under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). Permit No. 13430–01 authorized the permit holder to take Pacific harbor seals (Phoca vitulina), California sea lions (Zalophus californianus), and northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) within coastal waters and on pinniped rookeries and haul outs of Washington and Oregon and harass Eastern Distinct Population Segment Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) and Southern Resident killer whales (Orcinus orca). The permit also allowed for a limited number of research related mortality of marine mammals. Permit No. 13430–02 (1) extends the duration of the permit five years, through January 31, 2020; (2) authorizes use of an alternate injectable sedative to reduce stress in harbor seals and California sea lions during handling; and (3) removes takes of Southern Resident killer whales due to additional mitigation measures. A supplemental environmental assessment (SEA) analyzing the effects of the permitted activities on the human environment was prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.). Based on the analyses in the SEA, NMFS determined that issuance of the permit amendment would not significantly impact the quality of the human environment and that preparation of an environmental impact statement was not required. That determination is documented in a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), signed on January 30, 2015. Dated: February 5, 2015. Perry F. Gayaldo, Deputy Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–03021 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Councils Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). AGENCY: Notice and request for applications. ACTION: E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 8066 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 30 / Friday, February 13, 2015 / Notices ONMS is seeking applications for vacant seats for 11 of its 13 national marine sanctuary advisory councils and for the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council (advisory councils). Vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary member and alternate), for each of the advisory councils are listed in this notice under Supplementary Information. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; views regarding the protection and management of marine or Great Lake resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members or alternates should expect to serve two- or three year terms, pursuant to the charter of the specific national marine sanctuary advisory council or the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council. DATES: Applications are due by March 31, 2015. ADDRESSES: Application kits are specific to each advisory council. As such, application kits must be obtained from and returned to the council-specific addresses noted below. • Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Michael Murray, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, University of California Santa Barbara, Ocean Science Education Building 514, MC 6155, Santa Barbara, CA 93106–6155; (805) 8936418; email Michael.Murray@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// channelislands.noaa.gov/sac/council_ news.html. • Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Beth Dieveney, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, 33 East Quay Rd., Key West, FL 33040; (305) 809–4700 extension 228; email Beth.Dieveney@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// floridakeys.noaa.gov/sac/ welcome.html?s=sac. • Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Shelley DuPuy, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 4700 Avenue U, Bldg. 216, Galveston, TX 77551; (409) 621–5151 extension 106; email Shelley.DuPuy@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// flowergarden.noaa.gov/advisorycouncil/ councilnews.html. • Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Becky Shortland, Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, 10 Ocean Science Circle, tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:56 Feb 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 Savannah, GA 31411; (912) 598- 2381; email Becky.Shortland@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// graysreef.noaa.gov/management/sac/ council_news.html. • Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Leslie Abramson, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, 991 Marine Drive, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129; (415) 561–6622 extension 306; email Leslie.Abramson@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// farallones.noaa.gov/manage/sac.html. • Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Inouye Regional Center, ATTN: NOS/ONMS/Shannon Lyday, 1845 Wasp Blvd., Building 176, Honolulu, HI 96818; (808) 725–5905; email Shannon.Lyday@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov/ council/council_app_accepting.html. • Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Shannon Ricles, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, 100 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606; (757) 591–7328; email Shannon.Ricles@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// monitor.noaa.gov. • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Erin Ovalle, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, 99 Pacific Street, Building 455A, Monterey, CA 93940; (831) 647– 4206; email Erin.Ovalle@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// montereybay.noaa.gov/sac/2014/recruit/ 14v2/141114covlet.html. • National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa Advisory Council: Joseph Paulin, National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa, Tauese P.F. Sunia Ocean Center, P.O. Box 4318, Pago Pago, AS 96799 (Utulei, American Samoa); (684) 633–6500; email Joseph.Paulin@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// americansamoa.noaa.gov/about/ samoa.html. • Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council: Hoku Johnson, NOAA Inouye Regional Center, NOS/ONMS/PMNM, 1845 Wasp Blvd., Building 176, Honolulu, HI 96818; (808) 725–5800; email Hoku.Johnson@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// www.papahanaumokuakea.gov/ council/. • Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Karlyn Langjahr, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, 115 East Railroad Ave., Suite 101, Port Angeles, WA 98362; (360) 457–6622 extension 31; email Karlyn.Langjahr@noaa.gov; or PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 download application from http:// olympiccoast.noaa.gov/involved/sac/ sac_welcome.html. • Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Jean Bauer, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, 500 W. Fletcher Street, Alpena, Michigan 49707; (989) 356– 8805 extension 13; email Jean.Bauer@ noaa.gov; or download application from http://thunderbay.noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information on a particular national marine sanctuary advisory council, please contact the individual identified in the Addresses section of this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ONMS serves as the trustee for 14 marine protected areas encompassing more than 170,000 square miles of ocean and Great Lakes waters from the Hawaiian Islands to the Florida Keys, and from Lake Huron to American Samoa. National marine sanctuaries protect our Nation’s most vital coastal and marine natural and cultural resources, and through active research, management, and public engagement, sustains healthy environments that are the foundation for thriving communities and stable economies. One of the many ways ONMS ensures public participation in the designation and management of national marine sanctuaries is through the formation of advisory councils. National marine sanctuary advisory councils are community-based advisory groups established to provide advice and recommendations to the superintendents of the national marine sanctuaries on issues including management, science, service, and stewardship; and to serve as liaisons between their constituents in the community and the sanctuary. Additional information on ONMS and its advisory councils can be found at http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov. Information related to the purpose, policies and operational requirements for advisory councils can be found in the charter for a particular advisory council (http:// sanctuaries.noaa.gov/management/ac/ council_charters.html) and the National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Implementation Handbook (http:// www.sanctuaries.noaa.gov/ management/ac/acref.html). The following is a list of the vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary member or alternate), for each of the advisory councils currently seeking applications for members and alternates: Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Business (primary member); Business (alternate); Commercial Fishing (primary member); E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 30 / Friday, February 13, 2015 / Notices Commercial Fishing (alternate); Conservation (primary member); Conservation (alternate); Nonconsumptive Recreation (primary member); Non-consumptive Recreation (alternate); Public At-large (two primary members); Research (primary member); and Research (alternate). Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Fishing— Charter Fishing Flats Guide (alternate). Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Education (primary member); Oil and Gas Production (primary member); Recreational Diving (primary member); Recreational Fishing (primary member); and Research (primary member). Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Citizen-atlarge (primary member). Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Community-At-Large: San Francisco/ San Mateo (primary member); Conservation (primary member); Conservation (alternate); Maritime Activities/Commercial (primary member); and Maritime Activities/ Commercial (alternate). Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Business Commerce (primary member); Commercial Shipping (primary member); Commercial Shipping (alternate); Hawaii County (alternate); Lanai Island (alternate); Molokai Island (alternate); Native Hawaiian (alternate); and Whale Watching (primary member). Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Commercial and Recreational Fishing (primary member); and Education (primary member). Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Conservation (alternate); and Education (primary member). National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa Advisory Council: Research (primary member). Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council: Native Hawaiian (alternate); and Native Hawaiian Elder (alternate). Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Tourism/ Economic Development (alternate). Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Tourism/ Recreation (primary member); Tourism/ Recreation (alternate); Business/ Economic Development (primary member); Business/Economic Development (alternate); Fishing (primary member); Fishing (alternate); Diving (primary member); Diving (alternate); Education, K–12 (primary member); Education, K–12 (alternate); VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:56 Feb 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 Higher Education (primary member); Higher Education (alternate); Maritime Industry/Business (primary member); Maritime Industry/Business (alternate); Citizen-at-Large (three primary members); and Citizen-at-Large (three alternates). Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: January 12, 2015. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–02792 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List Deletions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Deletions from the Procurement List. AGENCY: This action deletes products from the Procurement List previously furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Effective Date: 3/16/2015. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 715, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4149. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Briscoe, Telephone: (703) 603– 7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Deletions On 12/30/2014 (79 FR 78407) and 1/ 12/2015 (80 FR 1494), the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notices of proposed deletions from the Procurement List. After consideration of the relevant matter presented, the Committee has determined that the products listed below are no longer suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 8501–8506 and 41 CFR 51–2.4. Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification I certify that the following action will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities. The major factors considered for this certification were: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8067 1. The action will not result in additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities. 2. The action may result in authorizing small entities to furnish the products to the Government. 3. 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End of Certification Accordingly, the following products are deleted from the Procurement List: Products Product Names/NSNs Shirt, Flyers, Midweight, Fire Resistant, MPS, Navy, Men’s, Black NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0504—XSR NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0505—SR NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0506—MR NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0507—LR NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0508—XLR NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0766—X Small Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0767—X Small Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0768—Small Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0769—Small Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0770—Medium Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0771—Medium Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0772—Large Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0773—Large Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0774—X Large Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0775—X Large Long Drawers, Flyers, Midweight, Fire Resistant, MPS, Navy, Men’s, Long, Black NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0509—XSR NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0510—SR NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0511—MR NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0512—LR NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0513—XLR NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0776—X Small Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0777—X Small Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0778—Small Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0779—Small Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0780—Medium Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0781—Medium Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0782—Large Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0783—Large Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0784—X Large Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0785—X Large Long Shirt, Flyers, Midweight, Fire Resistant, MPS, Navy, Women’s, Black NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0786—X Small Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0787—X Small Regular NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0788—X Small Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0789—Small Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0790—Small Regular NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0791—Small Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0792—Medium Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0793—Medium Regular NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0794—Medium Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0795—Large Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0796—Large Regular NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0797—Large Long NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0798—X Large Short NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0799—X Large Regular NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0800—X Large Long Drawers, Power Stretch Underwear, MPS, Army, Women’s, Sage Green NSN: 8415–00–NSH–0801—X Small Short E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 30 (Friday, February 13, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8065-8067]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-02792]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Availability of Seats for National Marine Sanctuary Advisory 
Councils

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: ONMS is seeking applications for vacant seats for 11 of its 13 
national marine sanctuary advisory councils and for the Northwestern 
Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council 
(advisory councils). Vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary 
member and alternate), for each of the advisory councils are listed in 
this notice under Supplementary Information. Applicants are chosen 
based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the 
seat for which they are applying; community and professional 
affiliations; views regarding the protection and management of marine 
or Great Lake resources; and possibly the length of residence in the 
area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members or 
alternates should expect to serve two- or three year terms, pursuant to 
the charter of the specific national marine sanctuary advisory council 
or the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve 
Advisory Council.

DATES: Applications are due by March 31, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Application kits are specific to each advisory council. As 
such, application kits must be obtained from and returned to the 
council-specific addresses noted below.
     Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory 
Council: Michael Murray, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, 
University of California Santa Barbara, Ocean Science Education 
Building 514, MC 6155, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6155; (805) 893- 6418; 
email Michael.Murray@noaa.gov; or download application from http://channelislands.noaa.gov/sac/council_news.html.
     Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Beth Dieveney, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, 33 East Quay 
Rd., Key West, FL 33040; (305) 809-4700 extension 228; email 
Beth.Dieveney@noaa.gov; or download application from http://floridakeys.noaa.gov/sac/welcome.html?s=sac.
     Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory 
Council: Shelley DuPuy, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 
4700 Avenue U, Bldg. 216, Galveston, TX 77551; (409) 621-5151 extension 
106; email Shelley.DuPuy@noaa.gov; or download application from http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/advisorycouncil/councilnews.html.
     Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Becky Shortland, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, 10 Ocean 
Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411; (912) 598- 2381; email 
Becky.Shortland@noaa.gov; or download application from http://graysreef.noaa.gov/management/sac/council_news.html.
     Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory 
Council: Leslie Abramson, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine 
Sanctuary, 991 Marine Drive, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129; 
(415) 561-6622 extension 306; email Leslie.Abramson@noaa.gov; or 
download application from http://farallones.noaa.gov/manage/sac.html.
     Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary 
Advisory Council: Inouye Regional Center, ATTN: NOS/ONMS/Shannon Lyday, 
1845 Wasp Blvd., Building 176, Honolulu, HI 96818; (808) 725-5905; 
email Shannon.Lyday@noaa.gov; or download application from http://hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov/council/council_app_accepting.html.
     Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Shannon Ricles, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, 100 Museum Drive, 
Newport News, VA 23606; (757) 591-7328; email Shannon.Ricles@noaa.gov; 
or download application from http://monitor.noaa.gov.
     Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Erin Ovalle, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, 99 Pacific Street, 
Building 455A, Monterey, CA 93940; (831) 647-4206; email 
Erin.Ovalle@noaa.gov; or download application from http://montereybay.noaa.gov/sac/2014/recruit/14v2/141114covlet.html.
     National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa Advisory 
Council: Joseph Paulin, National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa, 
Tauese P.F. Sunia Ocean Center, P.O. Box 4318, Pago Pago, AS 96799 
(Utulei, American Samoa); (684) 633-6500; email Joseph.Paulin@noaa.gov; 
or download application from http://americansamoa.noaa.gov/about/samoa.html.
     Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve 
Advisory Council: Hoku Johnson, NOAA Inouye Regional Center, NOS/ONMS/
PMNM, 1845 Wasp Blvd., Building 176, Honolulu, HI 96818; (808) 725-
5800; email Hoku.Johnson@noaa.gov; or download application from http://www.papahanaumokuakea.gov/council/ council/.
     Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Karlyn Langjahr, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, 115 East 
Railroad Ave., Suite 101, Port Angeles, WA 98362; (360) 457-6622 
extension 31; email Karlyn.Langjahr@noaa.gov; or download application 
from http://olympiccoast.noaa.gov/involved/sac/sac_welcome.html.
     Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Jean Bauer, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, 500 W. Fletcher 
Street, Alpena, Michigan 49707; (989) 356-8805 extension 13; email 
Jean.Bauer@noaa.gov; or download application from http://thunderbay.noaa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information on a 
particular national marine sanctuary advisory council, please contact 
the individual identified in the Addresses section of this notice.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ONMS serves as the trustee for 14 marine 
protected areas encompassing more than 170,000 square miles of ocean 
and Great Lakes waters from the Hawaiian Islands to the Florida Keys, 
and from Lake Huron to American Samoa. National marine sanctuaries 
protect our Nation's most vital coastal and marine natural and cultural 
resources, and through active research, management, and public 
engagement, sustains healthy environments that are the foundation for 
thriving communities and stable economies. One of the many ways ONMS 
ensures public participation in the designation and management of 
national marine sanctuaries is through the formation of advisory 
councils. National marine sanctuary advisory councils are community-
based advisory groups established to provide advice and recommendations 
to the superintendents of the national marine sanctuaries on issues 
including management, science, service, and stewardship; and to serve 
as liaisons between their constituents in the community and the 
sanctuary. Additional information on ONMS and its advisory councils can 
be found at http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov. Information related to the 
purpose, policies and operational requirements for advisory councils 
can be found in the charter for a particular advisory council (http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/management/ac/council_charters.html) and the 
National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Implementation Handbook 
(http://www.sanctuaries.noaa.gov/management/ac/acref.html).
    The following is a list of the vacant seats, including positions 
(i.e., primary member or alternate), for each of the advisory councils 
currently seeking applications for members and alternates:
    Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Business (primary member); Business (alternate); Commercial Fishing 
(primary member);

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Commercial Fishing (alternate); Conservation (primary member); 
Conservation (alternate); Non-consumptive Recreation (primary member); 
Non-consumptive Recreation (alternate); Public At-large (two primary 
members); Research (primary member); and Research (alternate).
    Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Fishing--
Charter Fishing Flats Guide (alternate).
    Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Education (primary member); Oil and Gas Production (primary member); 
Recreational Diving (primary member); Recreational Fishing (primary 
member); and Research (primary member).
    Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Citizen-at-
large (primary member).
    Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Community-At-Large: San Francisco/San Mateo (primary member); 
Conservation (primary member); Conservation (alternate); Maritime 
Activities/Commercial (primary member); and Maritime Activities/
Commercial (alternate).
    Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory 
Council: Business Commerce (primary member); Commercial Shipping 
(primary member); Commercial Shipping (alternate); Hawaii County 
(alternate); Lanai Island (alternate); Molokai Island (alternate); 
Native Hawaiian (alternate); and Whale Watching (primary member).
    Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Commercial and 
Recreational Fishing (primary member); and Education (primary member).
    Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: 
Conservation (alternate); and Education (primary member).
    National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa Advisory Council: 
Research (primary member).
    Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory 
Council: Native Hawaiian (alternate); and Native Hawaiian Elder 
(alternate).
    Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Tourism/
Economic Development (alternate).
    Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Tourism/
Recreation (primary member); Tourism/Recreation (alternate); Business/
Economic Development (primary member); Business/Economic Development 
(alternate); Fishing (primary member); Fishing (alternate); Diving 
(primary member); Diving (alternate); Education, K-12 (primary member); 
Education, K-12 (alternate); Higher Education (primary member); Higher 
Education (alternate); Maritime Industry/Business (primary member); 
Maritime Industry/Business (alternate); Citizen-at-Large (three primary 
members); and Citizen-at-Large (three alternates).

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

(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary 
Program)

    Dated: January 12, 2015.
Daniel J. Basta,
Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean 
Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-02792 Filed 2-12-15; 8:45 am]
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