The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) is seeking nominations for the organization’s Board of Directors. They are considering individuals interested in and committed to working within an organization dedicated to provide data, information and products to the Gulf of Mexico stakeholder community that includes the private sector, governmental agencies at all levels, academia and researchers, non-governmental organizations and the general public.

  • The nomination deadline is 5 pm (CST), Friday, March 3, 2017
  • Ballots will be sent out for a vote on Friday, March 11, 2017
  • Voting ends at close of business, Friday, March 24, 2017

Board service generally covers a term of three years beginning in autumn of the appointed year. The Board meets in person twice and holds other meetings via conference call. The GCOOS Board is vital to establishing policy for the organization. Members use their professional skills to guide budgets and accomplish actions of the organization. Go to the GCOOS website for more information.