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2021 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.

Schedule

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Join the WebEx

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

Time Subject  Presenter
1:15-1:30 Meeting Setup  

1:30-1:35

Overview of WebEx functions 

 

Nicholas Pieper

 

1:35 - 1:40 

Opening of Meeting

Approval of Agenda and Minutes    

Welcome and Introduction

Marc Gorelnik

 

Paul Doremus                

 

1:40 - 2:30 

NOAA Fisheries Update and Upcoming Priorities

     a.   Administration Priorities/Transition

    b.    COVID-19 Operations and Reintegration Plans

   c.      Post-Pandemic Council Operations Discussion 

   d.      Other

Paul Doremus

 

 

Sam Rauch

 

2:30 - 3:10 

NOAA Fisheries Science Update

Presentation

     a.   Fisheries Surveys Outlook and Marine Recreational Information Program Catch Estimates

Cisco Werner

Evan Howell

 

 

3:10 - 3:25  Break  

3:25 - 5:00 

Legislative Outlook

     a.   Legislative Update                               

    b.    Report from
Congressional Staff and Members Staff (tentative)

Video

   c.      CCC Legislative Workgroup Report    

Presentation

Working Position Paper on MSA Reauthorization

      

 

David Whaley

 

 

 

Dave Witherell

 

5:00 - 5:15 

Integration of Endangered Species Act  Section 7 with Magnuson-Stevens Act    

Presentation 

Policy Directive Status

Kitty Simonds

5:15 - 5:30 

Public Comment (for items not covered on the agenda)

 
5:30 

Adjourn Day 1

 

 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021: 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Join the WebEx

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

Time Subject  Presenter

1:15 - 1:30 

Meeting Setup

 

1:30 - 1:35 

Welcome Back Day 2                                                         Marc Gorelnik

1:35 - 3:00 

Recent Executive Orders

     a.   Update on Selected Executive Orders Applicable to the Work of NOAA Fisheries

    Presentation

    b.    E.O. 14008 Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad

   Presentation

   National Climate Task Force Report

 

Sam Rauch

Paul Doremus

Letise LaFeir

Jen Lukens

3:00 - 3:40 

Offshore Wind Development

Document

     a.   BOEM & Councils engagement follow-up discussion           

     Presentation   

    b.    Habitat Work Group Report  

    CCC Habitat Work Group Report                       

Brian Hooker

Kerry Griffin

3:40 - 3:55 

Break  

3:55 - 4:40 

National Standard 1 Draft Technical Memorandum on managing with Annual Catch Limits for data-limited stocks & Update on working group products

Presentation 

Draft Technical Memorandum                                                                          

 

                                                                   

Kelly Denit

Marian Macpherson

 

4:40 - 5:30 

CCC Committees

     a.   Council Member Ongoing Development (CMOD)

    Presentation                   

    b.    Communications Report   

    c.      National Environmental Policy Act Subcommittee           

    Presentation                        

   d.      Status of 7th Scientific Coordination Subcommittee Workshop                                   

   e.      Committee on Fisheries Report  

   Presentation       

                                            

Diana Evans

Tom Nies

 

Chuck Tracy

Chuck Tracy

Dave Witherell     

 

Kitty Simonds                                                                                         

  Public Comment (for items not covered on the agenda)    
5:30  Adjourn Day 2  

Thursday, May 20, 2021: 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

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

Time Subject  Presenter

1:15 - 1:30 

Meeting Setup

 

1:30 - 1:35 

Welcome Back Day 3                                                         Marc Gorelnik

1:35 - 2:55 

Seafood Competitiveness, Marketing and Economic Growth

     a.   Overview and Session Introduction                              

    b.    E.O. 13921 Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth

          i. Section 4 Councils’ Recommendations Update

          Presentation

         ii.  Aquaculture Opportunity Areas (AOAs) Listening Sessions Feedback Update  

           Presentation        

   c.   Seafood Marketing efforts including Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, National Seafood Council Recommendations                         

   

Paul Doremus

Kelly Denit

David O’Brien

Jen Lukens

2:55 - 3:10 

Break

 

3:10 - 3:55 

Electronic Monitoring

     a.   Draft Electronic Monitoring Procedural Directive on applying information law (e.g. Federal Records Act, Freedom of Information Act, MSA confidentiality)

    Presentation

  

Brett Alger

 

 

 

3:55 - 4:15 

Policy and Procedural Directives on Guidance for Financial Disclosures and Recusals                                        Adam Issenberg 

4:15 - 4:30 

Public Comment (for items not covered on the agenda)  

4:30 - 5:00 

Break

 

5:00 - 5:30 

Wrap-up and Other Business

     a.   CCC Outcomes and Recommendations                         

    b.    Announce Next Meeting Dates for 2021 and 2022

 
5:30  Adjourn Day 3  

Last updated on 05/20/2021