Date: Jan. 12, 2016
Contact: Patricia Smith
Marine Fisheries Commission seeks advisers for
Northern Regional Advisory Committee
MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is still looking for commercial and recreational fishermen and scientists to serve on the Northern Regional Advisory Committee.
The committee advises the commission on various fisheries issue referred to it by the commission, such as draft fishery management plans, and recommends management strategies. The committee may also bring issues pertaining to the region or subject matter to the commission’s attention.
The Marine Fisheries Commission chairman appoints members to the committee for three-year terms.
To be qualified to serve on a committee, applicants may not have had a significant fisheries violation within the past three years.
Individuals interested in serving as an adviser should be willing to attend meetings at least once every two months and actively participate in the committee process, which includes reviewing scientific documents and papers summarizing issues to make recommendations on management strategies. Advisers will be reimbursed for travel and other expenses incurred in relation to their official duties.
Adviser applications are available online at http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf/mfc-advisory-committees, at Division of Marine Fisheries’ offices or by calling 252-808-8022 or 800-682-2632. Applications should be returned by Jan. 22 to the Division of Marine Fisheries, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557, Attention: Nancy Fish.
|N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632 |