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Frequently Accessed Documents

This page is designed to provide SECOORA Members with access to frequently used information. Please visit our Communications Page to access SECOORA outreach resources. 

Governance Documents

Board Officers Election Documents

Travel Documents

  • Please see Megan Lee for reimbursement documents (

Stakeholder Documents

Annual Meeting Summaries

SECOORA Proposal Development Procedures

Defining Legislation

  • In March of 2009, President Obama signed the Integrated Coastal Ocean Observation System (ICOOS) Act establishing statutory authority for the development of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). The ICOOS Act mandates the establishment of a national integrated system of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes observing systems coordinated at the federal level.

Congressional Testimonials

  • March 21, 2013 VADM Conrad Lautenbacher (Ret.) testimony at the House Appropriations Committee hearing on FY14 appropriations

 SECOORA RCOOS Plans and other relevant documents