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MBNMS SAC Recruitment Winter 2013: Specific Requirements

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Specific Requirements for Advisory Council Representatives

Winter 2013 Recruitment


At-large

  • Ability to represent the community at-large, otherwise not represented on the Sanctuary Advisory Council; and
  • Experience, ability, and availability to conduct outreach within communities adjacent to the Sanctuary consistent with the goals of the Sanctuary and the mission of the Sanctuary Advisory Council.

Conservation

  • Familiarity with marine conservation issues and management approaches affecting the Sanctuary region;
  • Experience working with or representing conservation or environmental organizations especially those involved with marine conservation;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the broader conservation community in the Sanctuary region; and
  • Commitment and availability of time to chair and assure the continued operation of the Sanctuary Advisory Council's Conservation Working Group (CWG), which meets monthly.

Diving

  • Familiarity and affiliation with the diving industry in communities near the Sanctuary;
  • Understanding of the links between diving, Sanctuary resources, and human activities;
  • Ability and willingness to communicate effectively with representatives from the diving industry in the Sanctuary region; and
  • Experience, ability, and availability to conduct outreach within the diving community consistent with the goals of the Sanctuary and the mission of the Sanctuary Advisory Council.

Education

  • Affiliation with education institutions or organizations active in the Sanctuary region;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with multiple institutions, agencies, and educators;
  • Direct experience with marine education programs;
  • Experience, ability, and availability to conduct outreach within the education community consistent with the goals of the Sanctuary and the mission of the Sanctuary Advisory Council; and
  • Commitment and availability of time to chair the Sanctuary Advisory Council's Sanctuary Education Panel (SEP) which meets six times per year.

Tourism

  • Familiarity and affiliation with the tourism industry in communities near the Sanctuary;
  • Understanding of the links between tourism, Sanctuary resources, and human activities;
  • Ability and willingness to communicate effectively with representatives from the tourism industry in the Sanctuary region; and
  • Commitment and availability of time to co-chair (with the business/industry representative) the Sanctuary Advisory Council's Business and Tourism Activity Panel (BTAP) which meets six times per year.
URL: http://montereybay.noaa.gov/sac/2014/recruit14v1/131110specreq.html    Reviewed: March 06, 2014
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