Sanctuary seeks advisory members
The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is seeking volunteers to serve on its advisory council, which represents the public's interests in sanctuary matters and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent.
Sanctuary staff members are currently accepting applications for one seat each representing business, industry, agriculture and education.
Candidates will be selected based on expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying, community and professional affiliations and knowledge of protection and management of marine resources.
Application deadline is Feb. 15. Applications may be obtained from Jackie Sommers, sanctuary advisory council coordinator or through the sanctuary's website, http://montereybay.noaa.gov/sac/2013/recruit13v1/130110covlet.html.
Completed applications should be mailed to Sommers or faxed to 647-4250.
Navy's senior officer to speak at NPS
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert will speak to students, faculty and staff at the Naval Postgraduate School Friday for an all-hands presentation and Q&A with university students, faculty and staff.
Greenert is a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Navy's senior officer, and serves as the principal naval adviser to the president and to the secretary of the Navy.
Meeting to discuss 'right-sizing' lives
Forest Hill retirement community and Gentle Transitions will present a program from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday on "right-sizing" retirees' lives at Forest Hill, 551 Gibson Ave.
The event is free and will include tours of Forest Hill.
For reservations call 657-5200 or see www.foresthillretirement.com.