Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee seeking nominations for appointments to newly created Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force

Nominations are being sought for appointments to a new task force of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC) to support its advisory work for the Secretary of Commerce on living marine resource matters. The task force will focus on providing information and advice on the establishment of long-term goals for salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River Basin. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) will appoint the members in consultation with MAFAC and they will serve for a term of up to two (2) years. The terms would begin in December 2016.

For further information on the newly created “Columbia River Basin Partnership Task Force”, please contact Ms. Katherine Cheney, NMFS West Coast Region, Telephone: (503) 231–6730; Email: You may also view the Federal Register notice that published on July 22, 2016 or see the MAFAC website.

Nominations must be postmarked or have an email date stamp on or before September 6, 2016.

This solicitation notice posted as a courtesy to NMFS West Coast Region, 1201 NE Lloyd Blvd, Suite 1100, Portland, OR 97232.