BOD nominees needed for Marine Debris Foundation

Published on June 1st, 2021

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is seeking candidates to serve on the Board of Directors of the new Marine Debris Foundation, a newly launched organization which addresses marine debris. Candidates should represent diverse backgrounds and points of view, and have experience in marine debris, fundraising, or other non-profit work. Recruitment for Board of Director positions is open until June 30, 2021.

Seeking nominees with one or more of the following areas of expertise:
• Removal
• Materials Management
• Assessment
• Circular Economy
• Reduction
• Resource Conservation
• Prevention
• Foreign Policy

To learn more about how to nominate yourself or a professional colleague visit

The Marine Debris Foundation:
On December 18, 2020, the passage of the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act established the Marine Debris Foundation as a charitable and nonprofit organization. The Foundation will encourage, accept, and administer private gifts to conduct activities that augment the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other relevant agencies’ efforts to address marine debris.

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