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Members Sought for Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee

  • 29 April 2015
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RALEIGH, N.C. (April 29, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominations through June 26 for two seats on its Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee — a board of North Carolina citizens that provides advice to the Commission on nongame wildlife conservation issues across the state.

The first seat is an “expert affiliate seat.” Nominees for this seat should have extensive biological, regional, academic, scientific and/or habitat expertise and experience in matters dealing with nongame wildlife conservation in North Carolina.

The second seat is an at-large “affiliate seat.” Nominees for this seat should be qualified individuals from land trusts serving North Carolina, federal natural resource agencies other than the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, non-governmental conservation organizations, industries with operations and/or management that have landscape-scale effects on wildlife, or other organizations that provide a stakeholder voice in wildlife resource conservation. Individuals should have a comprehensive knowledge of nongame wildlife conservation in North Carolina.

The Wildlife Commission asks committee members to participate actively throughout their terms.  The committee meets four times a year, usually at the Commission’s headquarters in Raleigh. The 19-member board of Wildlife Commissioners will appoint committee members at its July 9 meeting in Raleigh based on nominees’ credentials, expertise, affiliation and constituency at large.

To nominate an individual for the Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee, submit a nomination form with information regarding affiliation and expertise, a résumé, if available, and a cover letter.

While electronic submissions are preferred, hard copies can be mailed to the Nongame Wildlife Advisory Committee, Attn: Shauna Glover, Division of Inland Fisheries, MSC 1721, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1721. Submit electronic nominations to shauna.glover@ncwildlife.org.

For more information about the committee or the nomination process, call Glover at (919) 707-0064.

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Media Contact:
Jodie B. Owen
919-707-0187
jodie.owen@ncwildlife.org
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