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7/21/2016 – Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee vacancies

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The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee. The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee is a federal advisory committee established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C., Appendix). The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee operates under the authority of 46 U.S.C. 9307, and makes recommendations to the Secretary and the Coast Guard on matters relating to the Great Lakes.

Individuals shall serve terms of office of three years and may be reappointed to one additional term, serving not more than six consecutive years. All members serve at their own expense but may receive reimbursement for travel and per diem from the Federal Government.

We will consider applicants for two positions that expire or become vacant on September 30, 2016.

• One member representing the interests of Great Lakes ports, and
• One member representing the interests of shippers whose cargoes are transported through Great Lakes ports.

To be eligible, applicants shall have at least five years of practical experience in maritime operations.

Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before August 22, 2016.

Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest in an appointment to the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee that also identifies which membership category the applicant is applying under, along with a resume detailing the applicant’s experience via one of the following methods:

1. By Email:
2. By Fax: (202) 372-8387, ATTN: Ms. Michelle Birchfield
3. By Mail: Commandant (CG-WWM-2), U.S. Coast Guard, Attention: Ms. Michelle Birchfield, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593-7509

For more details, please view the entire Federal Register notice.

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