2018 Council Training

An annual training course for newly appointed council members.

Schedule

Time

Length

Subject

Presenter

7:00

60

Breakfast

 

8:00

15

Introductions

Goals and Purposes of Council Training

 

Moderators:

Brian Fredieu

Hannah Hafey

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

8:15

35

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

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

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

8:50

45

Council Process and Organization

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

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

9:35

15

Break

 

9:50

30

Recreational Fisheries Policy and Regional Implementation

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

Russ Dunn

Office of the Assistant Administrator

10:20

70

Use of Fisheries Data in Management

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

Kelly Denit/Richard Cody

Office of Sustainable Fisheries Office of Science and Technology

Elizabeth Chilton

Office of Science and Technology

11:30

60

Lunch

 

12:30

60

Stock Assessment and Support of U.S. Fisheries

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

Patrick D. Lynch, Ph.D.

Office of Science and Technology

1:30

75

Stock Assessment Group Activity

 

2:45

15

Break

 

3:00

60

Annual Catch Limits (ACL) and Accountability Measures

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

Regina Spallone

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

4:00

60

ACL Group Activity

 

5:00

 

Adjourn

 

Time

Length

Subject

Presenter

7:00

60

Breakfast

 

8:00

10

Expectations for Day 2 & Refresh

Moderator

8:10

60

Parliamentary Procedures

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

Colette Collier Trohan

A Great Meeting, Inc.

9:10

10

Break

 

9:20

45

Development of FMPs

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

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

10:05

15

Break

 

10:20

45

Magnuson-Stevens Act National Standards and NS1 Guidelines

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

Deb Lambert

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

11:05

60

Economic and Social Science Analysis in Fisheries Management

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

Chad Demarest

Northeast Fishery Science Center

12:05

90

Lunch: Brownbag with NOAA Fisheries Leadership

 

1:35

40

Protected Resources: ESA and MMPA

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

Kristy Long

Jacqueline Pearson-Meyer

Office of Protected Resources

2:15

15

Protected Resources Group Activity            

 

2:25

10

Break

 

2:35

60

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

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

Marian Macpherson

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

3:35

35

Essential Fish Habitat (EFH)

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

Kara Meckley

Office of Habitat Conservation

4:10

15

Break

 

4:25

40

Fisheries Enforcement

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

Logan Gregory

Office of Law Enforcement

 

5:05

 

Adjourn

 

Time

Length

Subject

Presenter

7:00

60

Breakfast

 

8:00

10

Expectations for Day 3 & Refresh

Moderator

 

8:10

20

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

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

Arthur Warren

DOC Senior Counsel for Ethics

8:30

20

Equal Employment Opportunity and Harassment Policies

Adam Chandler

DOC Counsel for Employment and Labor

8:50

15

Break

 

9:05

70

Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure Provisions and Group Activity

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

Lauren Smoker

NOAA Office of General Counsel

10:15

45

Building an Administrative Record; FOIA

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

Stacey Nathanson

NOAA Office of General Counsel

11:00

15

Break

 

11:05

90

Wrapping Up Activity

Marian Macpherson

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

12:45

 

Adjourn

 

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 11/13/2018

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