Council News

New Council Members

Congratulations and welcome to our newest and returning council members on their recent appointments!

  • Jim Tobin, Citizen-at-Large
  • Kim Kenyon, Conservation
  • Andre Nabors, Heritage Tourism
  • Nathan Richards, Maritime Archaeological Research
  • Debby Boyce, Ocean Sports
  • Joe Poe, Recreational Diving
  • Matt Landrum, Recreational Diving
  • Rom Whitaker, Recreational/Commercial Fishing
  • Jenna Hartley, Student Seat (Non-Voting)

Council Vacancies

NOAA’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for the primary community member seat Economic Development.

Applications are due Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Download an application kit below.

To receive an application kit by mail, or for further information, please contact Will Sassorossi, Sanctuary Advisory Council Coordinator, via e-mail at; by phone at (757) 591-7329; or by mail at 100 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606-3759.