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Call for Nominations for Federal Advisory Committee on Marine Protected
Areas

[see Federal Register, Vol 66, No 155, pages 42204-42205, August 10, 2001]

The Department of Commerce is establishing a Federal Advisory Committee on
Marine Protected Areas pursuant to Executive Order 13158 and is seeking
nominations for membership on this Committee. The Department is seeking a
diverse group of approximately 25 highly qualified individuals to serve on
the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee.  The Committee will
provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce and the
Secretary of the Interior on a range of topics related to marine protected
areas.  Nominations are sought for non-federal scientists, resource
managers, and persons representing other interests or organizations.

The deadline for nominations is Sept. 15, 2001.

Nominations should be sent to: Office of Ocean and Coastal  Resource
Management, NOAA, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Md., 20910 ATTN:
Federal Advisory Committee on Marine Protected Areas.

Nominations are encouraged from all interested parties, such as scientific
societies; academic and research institutions; groups or governments
representing Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Caribbean
Islanders and Pacific islanders; states, territories and localities;
interest groups such as the fishing recreational and commercial), boating,
diving, recreational, maritime, historical and philanthropic communities;
conservation organizations; mineral and oil production interests; and
federal agencies.

Please note that all nominations received during the prior nomination
period (Aug.- Oct.  2000) will be considered along with any new nominations
received during the second nomination period, unless a nominee withdraws
his or her application. No additional submission is required for those
nominees from the prior nomination period. Any nominee from the prior
nomination period however, may submit new information to update his or her
file. All nominations will be treated equally during the review and
selection process.

Copy of the Federal Register notice is available at http://mpa.gov/.  For
more information contact Roger.B.Griffis (phone: 301-713-3155x104 or email:
roger.b.griffis@noaa.gov).


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