The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC), the council which advises the U.S. Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters, is soliciting applications for 2017 appointments. According to the Federal Register, NBSAC will consider applications for the following positions which will be vacant on December 31, 2016:
- two state official representatives for boating safety programs
- three representatives of recreational boat and associated equipment manufacturers
- three representatives of national recreational boating organizations or the general public
The council meets at least twice each year at a location selected by the Coast Guard. Each member serves for a term of three years and may be considered to serve a maximum of two consecutive full terms.
The application, membership category, a resume and cover letter are due May 23, 2016. Contact Nicole Vasilaros at 202-737-9763 at NMMA for a letter of recommendation. For more information on NBSAC applications, contact Jeff Ludwig, U.S. Coast Guard, at 202-372-1061.