NPRB is seeking nominations to its Science and Advisory Panels

January 12, 2017
By Jessica Rohde

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) is seeking nominations to its Advisory and Science Panels for 2017. Four seats for the Science Panel and four seats for the Advisory Panel will become available on 1 June 2017.

Science Panel Qualifications: The Science Panel advises the Board on science planning and identification of research priorities, identification and evaluation of scientific information relevant to the Board's mission, and review of proposals and technical evaluations received by the Board. NPRB is seeking Science Panel nominees whose expertise includes: Physical, chemical, or biological oceanography; Plankton or fish ecology and/or genetics;  Marine fisheries management;  Stock assessment modeling; and Socioeconomics or social sciences. Strong candidates will also demonstrate knowledge of pressing fisheries management issues, research needs, and priorities of state and/or federal managers. Science panel members serve four-year terms with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Advisory Panel Qualifications: The Advisory Panel represents stakeholders, user groups, and other interested parties from various regions. Respectively, each of the four available seats represents the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, and Arctic ecosystems. Advisory Panel members advise the Board on accomplishing its mission and provide meaningful community-level participation throughout the Board's science programs. Advisory panel members serve three-year terms with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Nomination deadline: 1 March 2017. For Science Panel nomination solicitation, to go: http://tinyurl.com/NPRB-Sci-Panel-Solic. For Advisory Panel nomination solicitation, to go: http://tinyurl.com/NPRB-Advis-Panel-Solic. For questions, contact: admin@nprb.org.

Posted by Jessica Rohde on behalf of Danielle Dickson, NPRB

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