NBSAC posts vacancies

WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard is seeking applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council, the Coast Guard said in a statement today. NBSAC advises the Coast Guard on matters related to recreational boating safety.

Seven of the council’s 21 member seats will expire or become vacant in December 2008. The Coast Guard is seeking three representatives of state officials responsible for state boating safety programs, two representatives of recreational boat and associated equipment manufacturers, and two representatives of the general public or national recreational boating organizations. Each member serves for a term of up to 3 years.

NBSAC normally meets twice each year at a location selected by the Coast Guard. When attending meetings of the Council, members are provided travel expenses and per diem.

Applicants are considered for membership on the basis of their particular expertise, knowledge, and experience in recreational boating safety. Applications are due by June 27, 2008 and are available at www.uscgboating.org/nbsac/nbsac.htm.

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