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January 10, 2017

NPRB Seeks Advisory and Science Panel Nominations for 2017

The North Pacific Research Board 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 June 1, 2017. Deadlines for nominations are March 1, 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 qualified Science Panel nominations whose expertise includes 1) physical, chemical, or biological oceanography, 2) plankton or fish ecology and/or genetics, 3) marine fisheries management, 4) stock assessment modeling, and 5) 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. 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 to provide meaningful community-level participation throughout the Board’s science programs. Panel members serve three-year terms with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

Nomination deadlines are March 1, 2017. Please click on each of the Panel solicitations below for more details.

Advisory Panel Solicitation - Feb, 2017

Science Panel Solicitation - Jan, 2017

For more information, please contact admin@nprb.org.