During the Spring NPRB Board Meeting, members reviewed nominations for seats on the Science Panel and Advisory Panel. After consideration of the individual applications, plus advice from the Science Panel and the NPRB Nominations Committee, the board appointed three new members to both Science and Advisory Panels. Several members from each panel were reappointed as well.
The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) announces that current Executive Director, Denby Lloyd, has decided not to renew his contract which expires in October 2016. Over the next six months, the board will be seeking his successor. The Executive Director position is a senior-level position, and applicants should have at least 10-years of experience in research and/or organizational management with a minimum 5 years of program-level supervisory experience.
North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) and funding partners Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the Collaborative Alaskan Arctic Studies Program (CAASP, formerly the North Slope Borough/Shell Baseline Studies Program), and Office of Naval Research Marine Mammal and Biology Program are pleased to announce funding decisions for the Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program (IERP).
The 10th Annual Photo Contest deadline is drawing near. Submit your best photographs of Alaska's seascapes and marine life. The deadline to apply online is February 29, 2016. Professionals, amateurs, adult, and youth are all encouraged to apply. Each year, NPRB awards up to $3,300 in cash prizes to the top finalists in adult and youth categories. Over the past decade, NPRB has received close to 1,500 entries for the Photo Contest. Let's make this year another great success!