DLNR News Release-Nominations Sought For Member To Serve On the State Commission On Water Resource Management, March 25, 2019

Posted on Mar 25, 2019 in Latest News

(Honolulu)-The Nominating Committee for the Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) is accepting applications for one vacant Commissioner’s position. The new term for the Commissioner will begin July 1, 2019 and run for four (4) years, expiring on June 30, 2023.  The Nominating Committee will review applications and send the Governor the names of at least three (3) people deemed qualified according to Hawai‘i Revised Statutes. The appointment is subject to confirmation of the Senate.

CWRM has exclusive jurisdiction and final authority over matters relating to the implementation and administration of the State Water Code. The Governor appoints five (5) of the seven (7) members to the Commission. The two remaining commissioners are ex-officio voting members: the Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources and the Director of the Department of Health.

State law requires that each member selected by the Nominating Committee have “substantial experience or expertise in the area of water resource management”. Commission members serve a four-year term without pay, although expenses are reimbursed.

Applications and resumes should be postmarked no later than Thursday, April 18, 2019:

Nominating Committee

Commission on Water Resource Management

1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 227

Honolulu, HI 96813

To apply online:  http://boards.hawaii.gov/apply/apply-for-a-board/.

For more information:  http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/cwrm/aboutus/commission/.

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Media contact:

AJ McWhorter

Communications Specialist

Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources

aj.mcwhorter@hawaii.gov

dlnr.comms@hawaii.gov

808-587-0396 (Communications Office)

808-587-0418 (Direct Line)