NOS Announces the solicitation for nominations for 2026 HSRP members.

Nominations are due by February 21, 2025.

The term start date is January 1, 2026, for a 4 year term.


You can review the requirements, criteria and questions for nominees and how to submit it in the Federal Register Notice (FRN), HSRP Membership Solicitation link below. The call for nominations is advertised in the Federal Register, on the HSRP website, and via a broad external solicitation. Federal Register Notice with instructions on how to submit your nomination:

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs HSRP call for nominations for new members 27OCT2021.pdf.

Federal Register Notice for a term starting in January 2026:

Federal Register Notice for a term starting in January 2024:

To get a sense of the HSRP membership and expertise areas, you can view the current and past panel members at

HSRP member terms:

The call for nominations is to fill five member slots for a 4 year term with a start date of January 1. There are five HSRP member slots for each of the following years: January 2024 and 2026. There is no HSRP term starting on January 1, 2025. Each term is for four years. Current members are eligible to reapply for a second term. If reselected, current members can be renewed for one additional term of four years and the maximum a member can serve is 2 terms.

Nominations and timing:

The timing for the Call for Nominations solicitation closes in February of the prior year.

Background Information

Contact Information

For further information please contact:

NOAA Hydrographic Services Review Panel
1315 East-West Highway
SSMC3, N/CS, room 6127
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Revised: 4/3/2019