02/25/15 – State Commission On Water Resource Management Seeking Nominations

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 in Commission On Water Resources Managent, News Releases

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
News Release

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR
CARTY CHANG
INTERIM CHAIRPERSON

For Immediate News Release February 25, 2015    

STATE COMMISSION ON WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
SEEKING NOMINATIONS
 

HONOLULU — The Nominating Committee for the State Commission on Water Resource Management (“Water Commission”) is now accepting applications for one open position on the Commission. The Nominating Committee will review the applications and send the names of not less than three (3) qualified individuals to the Governor, who will nominate one person for the vacant position. The term of the new appointee will begin upon the vacancy after the Governor selects from the list of qualified applicants. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Senate. The term for this position will begin on July 1, 2015 and expire on June 30, 2019.

The Commission has jurisdiction and final authority over matters relating to the State Water Code (Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 174C).  The Governor appoints five of the seven members through the Nominating Committee.  The Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources serves as the Chairperson of the Water Commission, and the Director of the Department of Health serves as an ex-officio voting member. 

State law requires that each member have “substantial experience in the area of water resource management.”  Commission members serve a four-year term without pay, although certain expenses such as travel are reimbursed.   

Applications and resumes may be sent to:

Nominating Committee 
Commission on Water Resource Management 
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 227 
Honolulu, HI 96813 

 

Applications should be postmarked no later than Tuesday, March 17, 2015.

Applicants will be interviewed between March 23 to March 31, 2015.

To apply online, please visit the State of Hawaii Boards and Commissions website at

 

 http://boards.hawaii.gov/apply/apply-for-a-board/.  More information may be found on the Commission’s website at  http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/cwrm/aboutus/commission/.  

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Media Contact: 

Deborah Ward 
Public Information Specialist 
(808) 587-0320