Call for Nominations - NPRB Advisory Panel

Date: 
5 March 2013

Call for Nominations
Advisory Panel
North Pacific Research Board

Nomination submission deadline: Friday, 29 March 2013

For further information about NPRB, please go to:
http://www.nprb.org

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The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) announces a call for nominations
for members of its Advisory Panel. NPRB is looking to fill one seat that
is currently vacant and additional seats that will be vacant as of 1
June 2013.

The Advisory Panel represents user groups and other interested parties
from the regions within the Board's purview. Advisory Panel members
advise the Board on accomplishing its overall mission of fielding a high
caliber, comprehensive research program that will improve our
understanding of the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, and Aleutian Islands,
and Arctic Ocean ecosystems and their fisheries; and help to sustain and
enhance the living marine resources.

The Board believes it is important to incorporate meaningful community
involvement throughout its science program from planning to oversight
and review. The Advisory Panel has a significant advice-giving role,
with active involvement in setting research priorities and defining
questions, as well as highlighting proposals with special stakeholder
relevance. To this end, nominations are sought from individuals with
practical knowledge and experience in one or more of these large marine
regions.

The Advisory Panel meets twice a year in Anchorage (May and September).
While there is no pay involved with serving on the Advisory Panel, the
Board covers travel, food, and lodging for panel members. Appointments
are for three-year terms, with a two-term limit.

Nominations and self-nominations may be submitted to the Board by email
(susan.dixon@nprb.org) or regular mail (Susan Dixon; North Pacific
Research Board; 1007 West 3rd Avenue, Suite 100; Anchorage, Alaska
99501). Nominations should include a brief resume of not more than 3
pages and full contact information, including email address. Up to three
letters of reference may be submitted by the deadline.

Nomination submission deadline: Friday, 29 March 2013.

For further information about NPRB, please go to:
http://www.nprb.org.

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