WASHINGTON, D.C. — The government of the united states. Department of the Interior has issued a request for nominations for individuals to be considered for membership on the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council.
The council performs solely as a consultative body on aquatic conservation endeavors advantaging recreational fishery resources and recreational boating.
Membership on the council is capped at 18 members, appointed by the Secretary of the Interior for a period not to outperform three years. Four current members’ periods expire April 1. Those representatives are eligible to be re-nominated and re-appointed.
Council members must be senior-level representatives of recreational fishing, boating and aquatic resource conservation organisations or must have the ability to represent their nominated constituencies. Among others, council member responsibilities and duties include 😛 TAGEND
Providing advice to assist in the carrying out of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 Monitoring, reviewing and evaluating specific federal activities affecting aquatic systems and the recreational fisheries they patronage Recommending polices or programs to: growth public awareness and support for the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund; promote protection and morals in recreational fish and boating; and simulate angler and boater participation in the conservation and regaining of aquatic sources through outreach and education.
Nominations should include a resume requiring contact information and a description of qualifications.
Nominations can be submitted by email or mail. The deadline is March 6; email submissions must be dated March 6 and mailed submissions must be postmarked. Nomination symbols should be addressed to Ms. Aurelia Skipwith, Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Mailed nominations can be sent to Linda Friar, Designated Federal Officer; Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 5275 Leesburg Pike, Mailstop 3C016-AFAC; Falls Church, VA 22041 -3 803 and email nominations can be sent to linda_friar @fws. gov.
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