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.
SUMMARY: ONMS is seeking applications for vacant seats for 7 of its 13
national marine sanctuary advisory councils (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.
DATES: Applications are due by December 31, 2014.
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.
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council:
Lilli Ferguson, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, P.O. Box 159,
Olema, CA 94950; (415) 663-0314 extension 107; email
Lilli.Ferguson@noaa.gov; or download application from http://cordellbank.noaa.gov.
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
Advisory Council: Inouye Regional Center, ATTN: NOS/HIHWNMS/Emily
Gaskin, 1845 Wasp Blvd., Building 176, Honolulu, HI 96818; (808) 397-
2651 extension 257; email Emily.Gaskin@noaa.gov; or download
application from http://hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov/council/councilappaccepting.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/welcome.html.
National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa Advisory
Council: Joseph Paulin, National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa,
Tauese P.F. Sunia Ocean Center, Utulei, American Samoa; (684) 633-6500;
email Joseph.Paulin@noaa.gov; or download application from http://americansamoa.noaa.gov.
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
Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary: Elizabeth
Stokes, NOS/ONMS/SBNMS, 175 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066;
(781) 545-8026 extension 201; email Elizabeth.Stokes@noaa.gov; or
download application from http://stellwagen.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.