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Government Seeks Nominees for US Delegation to IWC
The National Marine Fisheries Service requested nominees for the US Delegation to the International Whaling Commission's annual meeting in Alaska in May 2007.

The US delegation is headed by the US Commissioner, who is a Presidential appointee. William T. Hogarth, Director of NMFS., is currently the US Commissioner. The Deputy US Commissioner of the Delegation is also a Presidential appointee. The Deputy Commissioner is currently Doug DeMaster, also at NMFS.

The rest of the US delegation is selected by the White House in consultation with the State Department. Delegation members usually include State Department representatives, native people representatives, US congressional representatives, and NGO representatives.

The NMFS requests that nominations to the US Delegation by received by NMFS no later than March 30, 2007.

  • Click here to read NMFS Federal Register notice seeking nominees for US Delegation to IWC

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