The Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee (FMAC; formerly the Observer Advisory Committee) convenes industry members, agency representatives, observers, and observer/EM coverage providers to advise the Council on issues related to all types of monitoring in Alaskan fisheries. There is currently one vacant seat on the FMAC, for an industry representative of the pot catcher vessel sector. A nominations period to fill this vacancy is open until noon on May 31st. New membership will be announced at the June 2019 Council meeting, in Sitka. The new member is expected to begin attending FMAC meetings starting in September 2019, in Seattle.
Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to Council staff member Elizabeth Figus by noon on May 31st (firstname.lastname@example.org; 907-271-2801).