Become a member
The National Sea Grant College Program is required by law to solicit nominations at least once a year for membership on the National Sea Grant Advisory Board. Nominations and applications for membership to the Advisory Board should be sent to Elizabeth Rohring, National Sea Grant College Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 11853, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. A resume, or curriculum vitae, is required for all applications. A cover letter highlighting specific areas of expertise relevant to the Advisory Board is helpful, but not required. Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis.
NOAA is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals selected for Federal Advisory Committee Membership become a Special Government Employee (SGE) of the United States Government. According to 18 U.S.C. 202(a), an SGE(s) is an officer or employee of an agency who is retained, designated, appointed, or employed to perform temporary duties, with or without compensation, not to exceed 130 days during any period of 365 consecutive days, either on a full time or intermittent basis. Please be aware that after the selection process is complete applicants selected to serve on the Board must complete the following actions before they can be appointed as a Board member: (a) Security Clearance (on-line Background Security Check process and fingerprinting conducted through NOAA Workforce Management), and (b) Confidential Financial Disclosure Report—As an SGE, you are required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report annually to avoid involvement in a real or apparent conflict of interest.
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