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MBNMS SAC Recruitment Fall 2021: Specific Requirements

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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Specific Requirements for Advisory Council Representatives

Fall 2021 Recruitment


Agriculture (1)
(Alternate)

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

Conservation (1)
(Alternate)

  • 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 co-chair and assure the continued operation of the Sanctuary Advisory Council’s Conservation Working Group (CWG), which meets monthly.

College (1)
(Alternate)

  • Currently attending a local institution of higher education (e.g., college, university);
  • Live in an area affected by the sanctuary;
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with student peers;
  • Possess an interest in sanctuary resource protection and management;
  • Experience or knowledge regarding public uses and activities in the sanctuary;
  • Demonstrate relevant volunteer or internship experience;
  • Commitment to two-year term on the Sanctuary Advisory Council