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The Coast Guard issued a notice seeking applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee.
The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security on various matters relating to the safe operation of commercial fishing industry vessels. Applicants selected for service on the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee via this solicitation will not begin their respective terms until May 2017.
Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before Oct. 18, 2016.
The Coast Guard will consider applications for five positions that expire or become vacant in May 2017 in the following categories:
- Individuals who represent the commercial fishing industry (two positions);
- An individual who represents the general public (one position), particularly an independent expert or consultant in maritime safety;
- An individual who represents education or training professionals related to fishing vessel, fish processing vessel, or fish tender vessel safety or personnel qualifications (one position).
- An individual who represents underwriters that insure commercial fishing industry vessels (one position).
For more information, please view the entire Federal Register notice.
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