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

Currently, NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary does not have any available primary community member seats; however, we are always open to and seeking applicants. For more information, contact the Sanctuary Advisory Council Coordinator by email or by phone at
(757) 591-7329.