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Nominations Sought for Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee
The Department of Commerce seeks nominations to serve on the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee beginning in January 2012. Nominations are sought by August 26, 2011. MAFAC advises the Secretary of Commerce on all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary to assist in the development and implementation of Departmental regulations, policies and programs critical to the mission and goals of NOAA Fisheries. Nominations are encouraged from all interested parties involved with or representing interests affected by NOAA Fisheries actions in managing living marine resources. Nominees should possess demonstrable expertise in a field related to the management of living marine resources and be able to fulfill the time commitments required for two annual meetings. Individuals serve for a term of three years for no more than two consecutive terms if re-appointed.

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