Saturday, February 06, 2016

National Sea Grant Advisory Board

National Sea Grant Advisory Board, November 2015 Credit: Nikola Garber, Sea Grant


The National Sea Grant Advisory Board is the National Sea Grant College Program's Federal Advisory Committee (FACA).  The Board provides advice to NOAA and the National Sea Grant College Program on strategies for using the Sea Grant College Program to address the Nation's highest priorities regarding the understanding, assessment, development, management utilization and conservation of ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources.




Upcoming Meetings

Past Meetings

  • November 2-3, 2015
  • March 2-3, 2015
  • September 7-8, 2014 
  • August 19, 2014

Becoming a Member

  • Process
  • Requirements
  • Federal Register Notices


Board Reports

  • 2014 Biennial Report to Congress
  • 2012 Biennial Report to Congress
  • PIE Assessment Committee Report
  • Allocations Committee 3 Recommendations
  • Communications and Engagement Report
  • More


click on a Name to see Bio

Rollie Schmitten (Chair)
Dale Baker (Vice Chair)
Nancy Rabalais (Past Chair)
Patty Birkholz
Paulinus Chigbu
Rosanne Fortner
Amber Mace
Mike Orbach
Dick Vortmann
Dick West

New member bios coming soon:

Judy Gray

Brian Helmuth

Ex-officio members:

Nikola Garber (National Sea Grant College Program Deputy Director)
Sylvain De Guise (Sea Grant Association President)

Designated Federal Officer:

Jonathan Eigen - National Sea Grant Office 

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