Gov. Jay Inslee is accepting applications for membership on the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council.
New law establishes council, names Ecology as supporting agencyNew state law, Engrossed Senate Bill 5603, establishes the marine advisory council at the Governor’s office and assigns Ecology to support the council.
The advisory council will advise the Governor’s office, state and local agencies, and the Washington legislature on ocean policy and management issues along Washington’s Pacific Coast.
Applications due Aug. 21Applications are due Wednesday Aug. 21 and are available online. The Governor will review applications and appoint members to the advisory council.
Advisory group represents broad range of interestsThe advisory council includes gubernatorial appointments for representatives of various stakeholder interests, including:
- Commercial fishing
- Economic development
- Recreational fishing
- Shellfish aquaculture