10/5/2017: Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee, Eastern Great Lakes and regional sub-committee vacancies

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The Coast Guard published a Federal Register notice that it is seeking members to serve on the Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes, and the four regional sub-committees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, and Eastern New York Region. Interested persons should submit their applications for membership to the Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC), Buffalo. The Committee assists the FMSC, Buffalo, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan for their area of responsibility.

Requests for membership should reach the FMSC, Buffalo, by November 6, 2017.

Applications for membership should be submitted to the following address:
Federal Maritime Security Coordinator, Buffalo
Attention: CDR Karen Jones
1 Fuhrmann Boulevard
Buffalo, NY 14203-3189

Members of the AMSC should have at least five years of expertise related to maritime or port security operations. The Coast Guard is seeking to fill the following vacancies with this submission:

  • Western New York Region Sub-Committee (1 member): Executive Board member to serve as Chairperson of the Sub-Committee and concurrently as member of the Eastern Great Lakes AMSC when so convened by the FMSC.
  • Eastern New York Region Sub-Committee (1 member): Executive Board member to serve as Vice Chairperson of the Sub-Committee and concurrently as member of the Eastern Great Lakes AMSC when so convened by the FMSC.

 

Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security background check prior to appointment to the Committee. Applicants must register with and remain active as Coast Guard HOMEPORT users if appointed. Members’ terms of office will be for five years; however, a member is eligible to serve additional terms of office. Members will not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on an AMSC. In accordance with 33 CFR 103, members may be selected from the Federal, Territorial, or Tribal governments; the State government and political subdivisions of the State; local public safety, crisis management, and emergency response agencies; law enforcement and security organizations; maritime industry, including labor; other port stakeholders having a special competence in maritime security; and port stakeholders affected by security practices and policies. For more information, view the entire Federal Register notice.

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