NOVEMBER 8, 2019

NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Council Members

Application Deadline is November 30

The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for three primary and four alternate seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council. The SAC ensures public participation in sanctuary management and provides advice to the sanctuary's superintendent. The sanctuary is accepting applications for the following seats:

  • Business Industry (Alternate)
  • Conservation (Primary)
  • Education (Alternate)
  • Marine Transportation (Primary)
  • Marine Transportation (Alternate)
  • Recreational Fishing (Primary)
  • Whale Watch (Alternate)

Completed applications are due by November 30, 2019.

Applications received or postmarked after this date will not be considered.

Applicants accepted as advisory council members should expect to serve a 3-year term. The advisory council consists of 36 primary and alternate members representing a variety of public interest groups. It also includes seven seats representing other federal and state government agencies.

Download an application or contact Elizabeth Stokes (781-546-6004) for an application or more information.

Get more information about the Office of National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Councils.


Contact Ann-Marine Runfola, Stellwagen Bank NMS, at 781-546-6023.