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2020 May Council Coordination Committee Meeting

The Council Coordination Committee consists of the chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors from each of the eight regional fishery management councils and meets twice yearly.



Event number: 908 714 758
Event password: 4sqMEm

**NOTE: The WebEx information is different for each day.









1:30 - 1:45

-  NOAA Fisheries Update
-  NOAA Fisheries Science Update on Coral Work in the Caribbean


1:45 - 2:45

Recent Issues with Council Operations and NMFS Rulemaking

Paul Doremus
Sam Rauch
Cisco Werner
Council Chairs & 
Executive Directors

2:45 - 3:15


CARES Act - $300M Stimulus package for fisheries and aquaculture. 

 Kelly Denit      
3:15 - 5:15 NOAA Fisheries Updates  
  Priorities Chris Oliver
  Executive Order on Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth Paul Doremus

NEPA Rulemaking Update


Sam Rauch

Offshore Wind Issues



Candace Nachman
Mike Pentony
Jon Hare 

  Status of Policy Directives and Prioritization Development Kelly Denit

NS1 Technical Guidance Workgroups

Jenni Wallace

Status of Bycatch Initiatives

Jenni Wallace

NMFS Guidance on Changing Stock Status from Known to Unknown

Regina Spallone
5:15 - 5:30 Public Comment  


Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 08/31/2021

Regional Fishery Management Councils