Commerce Secretary William M. Daley
, has appointed three new members to the National Sea Grant Review Panel, the Commerce Department's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said
Appointed to the 15-member panel are: Robin Alden, former Maine Commissioner of Marine Resources; Robert Duce
, professor of oceanography and atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University; and Nathaniel Robinson, a senior executive in Wisconsin's state government serving as administrator of the Division of Energy and Intergovernmental Relations.
Composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds in marine affairs, the panel advises the secretary, the undersecretary for oceans and atmosphere, and the director of the National Sea Grant College Program on scientific and administrative policy. Members serve three-year terms.