NOAA/NMFS Seek Nominations for U.S. Delegation to IWC Meeting

The U.S.  National Marine Fisheries Service, of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has called for nominees for the U.S. Delegation to the October 2016 International Whaling Commission meeting. The nonfederal representative(s) selected as a result of this nomination process is (are) responsible for providing input and recommendations to the U.S. IWC Commissioner representing the positions of non-governmental organizations.


The IWC is holding its 66th meeting from October 20–28, 2016, at the Convention Center of the Grand Hotel Bernardin in Portorož, Slovenia. All written nominations for the U.S. Delegation to the IWC meeting must be received by August 26, 2016.


All nominations for the U.S. Delegation to the IWC meeting should be addressed to Mr. Ryan Wulff, Deputy U.S. Commissioner to the IWC, and sent to Jordan Carduner via email:; or via post:

National Marine Fisheries Service

Office of International Affairs and Seafood Inspection Program

1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3 Room 10651

Silver Spring, MD 20910


For more details, click here to read NOAA/NMFS’ Federal Register notice of this call for nominations.

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