2016 Council Training

NOAA Fisheries hosts an annual training course for newly appointed council members. Training topics might include:



Roles and responsibilities of councils.


MSA and other applicable laws.


Science behind fisheries management.

Schedule

Time

Subject

Presenter

8:00 - 8:30

Breakfast

 

8:30 - 8:35

Introductions

     > Goals and purposes of council training
     > Review of training manual, logistics

Brian Fredieu
Hannah Hafey

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

8:35 - 8:40 Welcome Remarks

Alan Risenhoover

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

8:40 - 9:10

Introduction to the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA)
Establishment of the Councils

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E) and (D)

Marian Macpherson

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

 

9:10 - 9:50

Council Process and Organization

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(B) and (G)

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

9:50 - 10:05

Break

 
10:05 - 11:05

Parliamentary Procedures

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(G)

 

Collette Collier Trohan

A Great Meeting, Inc.

 

11:05 - 11:45

Overview of the NOAA Fisheries/Council Operational Guidelines

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)

Marian Macpherson

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

11:45 - 12:30

Development of FMPs and Regional Operating Agreements

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E) and (G)

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

12:30 - 1:30 

Lunch

 
1:30 - 1:50

Rules of Conduct, Lobbying Restrictions, and Other Legal Requirements of all Council Members

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)

Will Jacobi

DOC Office of the Asst. General Counsel for Administration

1:50 - 2:20

Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure Provisions

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)

Lauren Smoker

NOAA Office of General Counsel

2:20 - 2:50 Group Activity - Financial Disclosure Requirements

Lauren Smoker

NOAA Office of General Counsel

2:50 - 3:05

Break

 
3:50 - 3:50

Magnuson-Stevens Act National Standards and NS1 Guidelines

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)

Marian Macpherson

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

3:50 - 4:40

Protected Resources

     > Endangered Species Act
     > Marine Mammal Protection Act

Cathy Tortorici

Nancy Young

Office of Protected Resources

4:40 - 5:10 Protected Resources Group Activity

Cathy Tortorici

Nancy Young

Office of Protected Resources

5:10 - 5:20

Summary

     > Questions
     > Recap
     > Announcements

Moderators

5:20

Adjourn

 

 

Time

Subject

Presenter

8:00 - 8:30

Breakfast

 

8:30 - 8:40

Expectations for Day 2 & Refresh

Moderators

8:40 - 9:30

National Environmental Policy Act

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(F)

Gretchen Harrington

Alaska Regional Office

9:30 - 10:05

Essential Fish Habitat and Deep Sea Corals

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)

Terra Lederhouse

Office of Habitat Conservation

10:05 - 10:20

Break

 
10:20 - 11:20

Economic and Social Science Analysis in Fisheries

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(C)

 

Chad Demarest

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

 

11:20 - 11:55

Recreational Fisheries Policy and Regional Implementation

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(I)

Russ Dunn

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

11:55 - 1:25 

Lunch

 
1:25 - 2:25

Stock Assessment and Support of U.S. Fisheries

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(A)

Patrick D. Lynch, Ph.D.

Stock Assessment Coordinator

 

2:25 - 3:25

Stock Assessment Group Activity

Patrick D. Lynch, Ph.D.

Stock Assessment Coordinator

3:25 - 3:40

Break

 
3:40 - 4:40

Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(A) and (B)

Regina Spallone

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

4:40 - 5:25

ACL Group Activity

Regina Spallone

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

5:25

Adjourn

 

 

Time

Subject

Presenter

8:15 - 8:45

Breakfast

 

8:45 - 9:00

Expectations for Day 3 & Refresh

Moderators

9:00 - 9:50

Legal and Regulatory Requirements and Building an Administrative Record; FOIA

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(H)

Stacey Nathanson

NOAA Office of General Counsel, Fisheries Section

9:50 - 10:20

Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)

Heather Sagar

Office of Policy

10:20 - 10:40

Break

 
10:40 - 11:10

Electronic Monitoring and Reporting

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)

 

Kelly Denit

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

11:10 - 11:50

Marine Aquaculture and Fishery Management Councils

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)

David O'Brien

Office of Aquaculture

11:50 - 12:40

Fisheries Enforcement NOAA/USCG

MSA Sec. 302 (K)(1)(E)

Jim Landon

NOAA Fisheries Enforcement

LCDR Luke Slivinski

Fisheries Enforcement, USCG

12:40 - 1:40 

Lunch

 
1:40 - 2:25

Putting it All Together

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(G)

Marian Macpherson

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

2:25 - 3:00

Summary

     > Wrap Up and Questions

Moderators

3:00

Adjourn

 

 

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 01/31/2018

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