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Originally published in Castine Patriot, November 5, 2015 and Island Ad-Vantages, November 5, 2015 and The Weekly Packet, November 5, 2015
New England Fishery Management Council seeks candidates

The New England Fishery Management Council announced in a news release that it is seeking qualified candidates to serve on its Scientific and Statistical Committee.

Individuals may nominate themselves or be nominated by other individuals or organizations. Nominees must submit a resume or curriculum vitae. A summary of qualifications, including length and type of relevant experience must also be included. Appointments are for three years, with the term beginning January 1, 2016 and ending December 31, 2018.

Positions for which nominations are sought include one economist, two fisheries scientists with expertise in population biology and two with expertise in marine ecosystems.

All relevant materials should be sent to the Council office and must be received by November 18. Nominations and materials may be submitted by regular mail to the Council office—50 Water Street, Newburyport, MA 01950—or by email to Joan O’Leary at For further information, contact Chris Kellogg: (978) 465-0492, ext. 112 or />