Council Recruitment

A woman and three men standing in front of a display of sanctuary maps
New council members posing with the sanctuary superintendent just after their first meeting. (Image: FGBNMS/Drinnen)

Recruitment for Advisory Council members occurs as seats become available. Vacancies and application materials will be posted to this page.

Candidates are selected based on their expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying, community and professional affiliations, and views regarding the protection and management of marine resources. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve 3-year terms.

Individuals, who have been a federally registered lobbyist in the two year period before the proposed appointment date for any advertised council seat(s), may not be selected as an advisory council member or alternate.