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2022 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 17, 2022 1:00 PM to 5:15 PM EDT

The Annapolis Waterfront Hotel 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

Remote access to the meeting is provided via WebEx. Click the link below to register. Once you have registered, you will receive an email with a link to join the webinar. You must register each day.

LISTEN-ONLY: If you are only planning to listen in without participating, we encourage you to listen through the live stream on YouTube. The live stream link will be posted at the beginning of each meeting day.

Time Topic Presenters
1:00 – 1:30

Opening of Meeting 

Welcome and Introduction

Mike Luisi,
Janet Coit
1:30 – 2:45

NOAA Fisheries Update and FY 22/23 Priorities 

Presentation

Janet Coit,
Kelly Denit
2:45 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 3:30

Budget and Council Funding Update

Presentation

Paul Doremus
3:30 – 4:30

NOAA Fisheries Science Updates

Presentation

Science Update Overview

Jon Hare
4:30 – 5:00

Legislative Outlook

Presentation

Current Forage Fish Consensus Statement

Draft Revised Forage Fish Consensus Statement

Legislative Work Group Meeting Report

Dave Whaley, Tom Nies
5:00 – 5:15 Public Comment
5:15 Adjourn for the day

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

The Annapolis Waterfront Hotel 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

Remote access to the meeting is provided via WebEx. Click the link below to register. Once you have registered, you will receive an email with a link to join the webinar. You must register each day.

LISTEN-ONLY: If you are only planning to listen in without participating, we encourage you to listen through the live stream on YouTube. The live stream link will be posted at the beginning of each meeting day.

Time Topic Presenters
9:00 – 10:45

Climate Change and Fisheries

East Coast Scenario Planning Overview

Presentation

Pacific Council Scenario Planning 

Presentation

North Pacific Council Climate Change Taskforce – Update (Bill Tweit)

Presentation

Update on the Bering Sea Fishery Ecosystem Plan and Climate Change Taskforce

NOAA Fisheries Climate Change Initiatives 

Presentation

NMFS Tech Memo on Governance

Kiley Dancy, Merrick Burden, 
Bill Tweit, Kelly Denit

10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00

America the Beautiful/Area-Based Management

Presentation

ABM Subcommittee Report: An Evaluation of Conservation Areas in the U.S. EEZ

Appendix B: Conservation Worksheet and Effectiveness Checklist by Region

Minutes of the Area-Based Management Subcommittee - November 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022

NOAA Fisheries Update

Eric Reid, Sam Rauch
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30 – 2:30

Recreational Fisheries Management

Report from 2022 National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Summit 

Presentation

Recreational-related Council actions and projects of interest

MAFMC Recreational Reform Initiative

Presentation: Recreational Harvest Control Rule

Harvest Control Rule Quick Reference Guide

Harvest Control Rule Framework/Addenda Public Comment Document

North Pacific Council halibut allocation update 

Presentation

Commercial and Charter Halibut Catch Sharing Plan in the North Pacific

Russell Dunn, Julia Beaty, Bill Tweit
2:30 – 3:30

Management Strategy Evaluations 

Use of Management Strategy Evaluation by the Councils and NOAA Fisheries

Presentation

Panel Discussion: How were the outcomes of MSEs used in management? What lessons were learned, from a process or fisheries management perspective?

Brandon Muffley, Jon Hare
3:30 – 3:45 Break
3:45 – 4:45

National Seafood Strategy

Draft National Seafood Strategy 

Presentation

Other Issues: 

Paul Doremus, Kitty Simonds

4:45 – 5:00 Public Comment
5:00 Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, May 19, 2022 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

The Annapolis Waterfront Hotel 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

Remote access to the meeting is provided via WebEx. Click the link below to register. Once you have registered, you will receive an email with a link to join the webinar. You must register each day.

LISTEN-ONLY: If you are only planning to listen in without participating, we encourage you to listen through the live stream on YouTube. The live stream link will be posted at the beginning of each meeting day.

Time Topic Presenters
9:00 – 10:00

Environmental Justice

Presentation

CCC Environmental Justice Work Group Report

Equity and Environmental Justice in Fisheries Management - Brief Overview

Presentation

Update on NOAA Fisheries environmental justice initiatives 

Presentation

Archie Soliai, Jose Montanez, Maria Carnevale, Sam Rauch
10:00 – 10:30

International Affairs 

Presentation

Alexa Cole
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:15

Integration of Endangered Species Act Section 7 with MSA 

Presentation 1 (Simonds)

Presentation 2 (Rauch)

 

Kitty Simonds, Sam Rauch
11:15 – 11:45

CCC Committees/Work Group Reports

Council Member Ongoing Development Work Group

Presentation

CMOD Memo

CMOD Draft Agenda

Scientific Coordination Subcommittee 

SCS7 Update

Habitat Work Group

Presentation

Communications Work Group

Tom Nies, David Witherell, Jessica Coakley, Mary Sabo
11:45 – 12:00 Public Comment
12:00 – 1:00

Wrap up and Other Business

• CCC Outcomes and Recommendations

• Future Meeting Planning

1:00 Adjourn Meeting

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 05/18/2022