Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee seeks applicants to fill vacant stakeholder seats

The CIHSC Managing Board is now soliciting interested applications to fill the vacant stakeholder seats listed below.

If you are interested in applying, please send a Letter of Interest and Resume to: 

Nuka Research and Planning Group, LLC, PO Box 175, Seldovia, AK 99663 or by email sara@nukaresearch.com.

 The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2018.

  • (a) Commercial Fishing Organization
  • (g) Cruise Ship Operators
  • (f) Dry Cargo Ship Operators
  • (b) Environmental Organization
  • (i) Ferry Operators
  • (k) Harbor Tug Operators
  • (e) Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier Operators
  • (c) Marine Oil Terminal Operators
  • (l) Offshore Oil Production Operators
  • (m) Recreational Boaters
  • (s) Response Organization
  • (s) Salvage Organization
  • (t) Ship Agents Organization
  • (h) Small Passenger Vessel Operators
  • (d) Tanker Operators
  • (j) Tug & Barge Operators

Qualifications: Per Article 5.1 of the CIHSC Charter, in order to qualify as a member for seats (a), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h), (i), (j), (k), and (n) an individual must have maritime expertise as documented by one of the following:

  1. Has held or currently holds a Merchant Officer’s credential,
  2. Has held or currently holds a position on a commercial vessel that includes navigational responsibility, or
  3. Has or currently holds a position in a company that operates commercial marine vessels in Cook Inlet.

Individuals with onboard navigational experience will be given preference.

Qualifications: Per Article 5.1 of the CIHSC Charter, in order to qualify as a member for seats (b), (c), (l), (m), (o), (p), (q), (r), (s), and (t) an individual must reside in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Municipality of Anchorage, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, or another Alaska community that is contiguous to Cook Inlet and present evidence that they are a member or employee of an organization that represents their stakeholder group.

The member and alternate are charged with broadly representing their stakeholder group’s interests.  In order to provide effective representation, they are expected to communicate between themselves and with other members of their respective stakeholder group.