Advisory body vacancies

The Council is requesting nominations to fill Advisory Body vacancies for the 2022-2024 term. To ensure consideration, nominations should be received no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2023.  Nominations are open for the following positions:

  • Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel – Washington Commercial – 1 Position
  • Groundfish Advisory Subpanel – Washington Charter Boat Operator – 1 Position

The Council is scheduled to review nominations during the March 2023 Council meeting and appointments will be effective through December 31, 2024.

Individuals may nominate themselves or be nominated by other individuals or organizations.  Individuals may apply for more than one Advisory Body seat, but please use a separate form for each nomination.

To submit a nomination and supporting documents, please fill out the Council’s online Advisory Body Nomination Form.  The completed form will provide contact information and a summary of the nominee’s qualifications for a particular position.

The Council is committed to the principle of diversity and is interested in receiving nominations from a broad spectrum of people.  Eligibility or selection for these positions will not be based on race, color, national origin, handicap, age, religion, or sexual orientation.

For further information on the advisory bodies or the nomination process, please contact Kelly Ames, Deputy Director (503-820-2417 or toll free 866-806-7204).

Council positions

For information on nominations to Council Member seats, please visit the NOAA Fisheries “Council Nominations and Appointments” page.