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AT: Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
January 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council advises the sanctuary superintendent on priority issues affecting the sanctuary and provides an opportunity for information exchange with local communities.
Flower Garden Banks Sanctuary Advisory Council meetings are held at the call of the Chair and the Sanctuary Superintendent. Each meeting is open to the public. Interested persons will be permitted to present oral or written statements in reference to agenda items or other pertinent topics during a designated public comment period.
The Advisory Council’s 16 voting members and six non-voting members representing a variety of interests, from fishing to science to conservation, as well as state and federal governmental jurisdictions. Members serve three year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms in one seat. Meetings of the council are open to the public and provide a place where community interests, support, and concerns are heard.
Recruitment for Advisory Council members occurs as seats become available.