The role calls for a candidate with a QMED rating endorsement. Those with an officer rating cannot apply. Established by the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, the committee is tasked with advising the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard on U.S. Merchant Marine personnel-related issues such as training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness of mariners, according to the agency.
For more, visit https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/01/12/2021-00383/national-merchant-marine-personnel-advisory-committee-vacancy. Candidates should reach out to Megan Johns Henry at 202-372-1255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.