3/23/2018: National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee vacancies

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The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it is seeking applications, until May 22, 2018, for four vacancies on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee. The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters and actions concerning activities directly involved with or in support of the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources insofar as they relate to matters within U.S. Coast Guard jurisdiction. Applicants selected for service on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee via this solicitation will not begin their respective terms until Jan. 31, 2019.

The Coast Guard will consider applications for the following positions:

(a) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities engaged in offshore operations;
(b) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities providing diving services to the offshore industry;
(c) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities providing subsea engineering, construction or remotely operated vehicle support to the offshore industry; and
(d) One member of the general public.

Applicants should send a cover letter that includes¬†a statement of interest in an appointment to the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee that also identifies under which membership category the applicant is applying, along with a resume detailing the applicant’s experience via one of the following methods:

By Email: patrick.w.clark@uscg.mil.

By Fax: (202) 372-8382 ATTN: Mr. Patrick Clark, Alternate Designated Federal Officer; or

By Mail:
Mr. Patrick W. Clark, Alternate Designated Federal Officer
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Commandant, (CG-OES-2)/NOSAC
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, STOP 7509
Washington, DC 20593-7509

The Committee normally meets twice a year: Once in March in New Orleans, Louisiana, and then in September in Houston, Texas. Each National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee member serves a term of office up to three years. Members may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary or reimbursement of travel expenses, or other compensation from the Federal Government.

View the Federal Register Notice for full details.

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