The U.S. Coast Guard
is seeking applications for appointment to the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee
(CFIVSAC), which was established as a result of the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Act of 1988 to provide advice to the Coast Guard on
commercial fishing safety-related issues.
The CFIVSAC is comprised of 17 members who serve a three-year term.
Applications will be considered for six positions. The following positions
will become vacant in October 2003: Commercial Fishing Industry (four
positions), General Public (one position), and Naval Architect (one
The committee meets at least once a year in various cities nationwide.
Subcommittee meetings are held to consider specific problems as required.
There is no compensation from the government, other than travel
reimbursement and per diem.
You may request an application by writing to Commandant (G-MOC-3), U.S.
Coast Guard, Attn: Mr. Kevin Frost
, 2100 2nd St. SW, Washington, DC
20593-0001. You may also call toll free at (800) 842-8740 ext. 70315 or
locally at (202) 267-0315 to request an application. Applications must be
received at the same address no later than July 20, 2003.