Coastal Marine Advisory Council, Washington

Advises the Governor, the Legislature, and state and local agencies on coastal waters resource management issues on Washington's Pacific Coast, including policy, planning, and management.
Board Website
Policy AreaNatural Resources and Environment
Governor Appointments26
Total Board Positions26
Statutory AuthorityRCW 43.143.050
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
Term Length (years)4
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: The law identifies representatives from a variety of coastal stakeholder interests, including: citizen, commercial fishing, conservation, economic development, education, energy, recreation, recreational fishing, ports, shellfish aquaculture, shipping, and science.

Coastal counties means Clallam, Jefferson, Grays Harbor and Pacific counties. Coastal waters means the waters of the Pacific Ocean seaward from Cape Flattery south to Cape Disappointment from mean high tide seaward two hundred miles.