Due to term expirations, there will be several vacancies on Maryland Department of Natural Resources' Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission (SFAC) and Tidal Fisheries Advisory Commission (TFAC) beginning June 30, 2013. The SFAC advises the Department on recreational fishing issues and the TFAC advises the Department on commercial fishing issues. SFAC Commissioners serve 4 year terms and are required to attend 4 quarterly meetings annually. TFAC Commissioners serve 2 year terms and are required to attend 4 quarterly meetings annually. Meetings are held from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Tawes State Office Building in Annapolis, Maryland. Commissioners are reimbursed for travel (mileage) and meal expenses.
For more information, including meeting agendas, summaries, and Sport and Tidal Fisheries Commission operating guidelines, visit the Management Committees at www.dnr.maryland.gov/fisheries/fmp/.
If you are interested in applying to serve on either the SFAC or TFAC, please contact Martin Gary at (410) 260-8289 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is 5:00 pm Friday, May 24. The Department will review and make recommendations to the Governor's Appointments Office for consideration. Selection of new Commissioners will be completed by June 30.