OPAC is currently accepting applications for multiple positions on the council. All interest applicants should follow the links below to learn more and to submit an application.


Ocean Policy Advisory Council Member Recruitment

The Ocean Policy Advisory Council (OPAC) in partnership with the Office of the Governor, is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Council in open positions listed below:

  • North Coast Commercial Fishing Interest
  • North Coast Charter, Sport, and Recreational Fishing Interest
  • Ports, Marine Transportation, or Navigation Interest
  • Non-consumptive Recreation Interest

Application Close Date - January 31, 2023 (the office of executive appointments will receive applications after the deadline, the applicants will be considered at a later time).

Interested individuals may apply to the Office of Executive Appointments via an online submission.  Applicants must complete a basic application that tells the Governor’s Office about you, your background and why you want to participate on a Governor-appointed Board or Commission. You will need to include your resume, a short personal biography, and answers to supplemental questions.  The Council is asking all applicants to submit their electronic applications by the end of January 2023 for consideration during the upcoming legislative session.  Please visit the State of Oregon Boards and Commissions Website to view additional information that may be helpful in your application process.