About the Advisory Council
The Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council is a community based body that was established in 2001. Council seats
are occupied by members representing research, conservation, maritime activities, fishing, education,
the community at-large, as well as federal agency partners. Individual council members act as liaisons
between the Sanctuary and their constituent groups. Please feel free to reach the
representing your area of interest by attending a SAC meeting, or by contacting the
The council holds a minimum of four regular meetings per year, and an annual retreat in the summer.
Meetings are open to the public and we invite all to attend. Please check
sanctuary calendar for
upcoming meeting dates, times and locations.