2019 Council Training

An annual training course for newly appointed council members.

Schedule

Time

Length

Subject

Presenter

7 a.m.

60

Breakfast

 

8 a.m.

15

Introductions 

Goals and Purposes of Council Training

Brian Fredieu and Diane Daly

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

8:15 a.m.

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 a.m.

45

Council Process and Organization

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

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

9:35 a.m.

15

Break

 

9:50 a.m.

45

MSA National Standards and NS1 Guidelines

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

Deb Lambert

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

10:35 a.m.

60

Development of FMPs

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(i)(E)(G)

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

11:35 a.m.

60

Lunch

 

12:35 a.m.

75

Stock Assessment and Support of U.S. Fisheries

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

Patrick Lynch

Office of Science and Technology

1:50 p.m.

45

Stock Assessment Group Activity

 

2:45 p.m.

25

Break

 

3:00 p.m.

60

Annual Catch Limits (ACL) and Accountability

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

Regina Spallone

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

4:00 p.m.

60

ACL Group Activity


 

5:00 p.m.

 

Adjourn

 

Time

Length

Subject

Presenter

7 a.m.

60

Breakfast

 

8 a.m.

10

Expectations for Day 2 & Refresh

Moderators

8:10 a.m.

60

Economic and Social Science Analysis in Fisheries Management

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

Chad Demarest

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

9:10 a.m.

60

Use of Fisheries Data in Management

Marine Recreational Information Program

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

Richard Cody (MRIP)

Liz Chilton 

Brett Alger 

Office of Science and Technology

10:10 a.m.

15

Break

 

10:25 a.m.

30

Recreational Fisheries Policy and Regional Implementation]

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

Sam Chin     

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

10:55 a.m.

40

Fisheries Enforcement

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

Jim Landon

Office of Law Enforcement

11:35 a.m.

90

Lunch: Brownbag with NOAA Fisheries Leadership

 

1:05 p.m.

40

Protected Resources: ESA and MMPA

Endangered Species Act 

Marine Mammal Protection Act

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

Jacqueline Pearson Meyer

Jaclyn Taylor

Office of Protected Resources

1:45 p.m.

15

Protected Resources Group Activity

 

2 p.m.

35

Essential Fish Habitat 

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

Ian Lundgren 

Office of Habitat Conservation

2:35 p.m.

20

Break

 

2:55 p.m.

60

National Environmental Policy Act 

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

Marian Macpherson

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

3:55 p.m. 60

Basics of Robert's Rules of Order

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

4:55 p.m.

 

Adjourn

 

Time

Length

Subject

Presenter

7 a.m.

60

Breakfast

 

8 a.m.

10

Expectations for Day 3 & Refresh

Moderators

8:10 a.m.

20

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

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

Art Warren 

DOC Ethics Law and Programs Division

8:30 a.m.

20

Equal Employment Opportunity and Harassment Policies

 

8:50 a.m.

15

Break

 

9:05 a.m.

70

Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure Provisions and Group Activity

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

Lauren Smoker 

NOAA General Council

10:15 a.m.

45

Building an Administrative Record; FOIA

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

Stacy Nathanson

NOAA General Council

11 a.m.

15

Break

 

11:05 a.m.

90 

Wrap Up Activity

 

12:50 p.m.

 

Adjourn

 

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 10/18/2019

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