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February 2014 CCC Meeting

2014 Council Coordination Committee Meeting
Holiday Inn Capital Hotel  •  Columbia Ballroom  •  Washington, DC
February 19-20, 2014
 
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  Meeting Transcripts  
Wednesday - February 19, 2014
TIMEDISCUSSION ITEMPRESENTER
9:00 - 9:20
(20 min)
Welcome and Opening RemarksRick Robins
Sam Rauch
9:20 - 9:35
(15 min)
Remarks from LeadershipEileen Sobeck
9:35 - 10:05
(30 min)
NMFS UpdateEileen Sobeck
  • NMFS FY14 Priorities
  • National Standard 1
  • NEPA
  • IG Report
NOAA Fisheries Update Presentation for the 2014 Interim CCC
10:05 - 10:20    - Break -     (15 min)  
10:20 - 11:00
(40 min)
Council Report Round RobinChairmen / EDs
 • Top three priorities for 2014 (5 min/Council)
NEFMC Report
SAFMC Report
WPFMC Report
11:00 - 12:00
(60 min)
Management and Budget UpdatePaul Doremus
 • FY2014: Status, Council funding
 • FY2015: Update
 • Budget Outlook
 • FY2015 and beyond -- Management and Administration Costs
OMB Presentation to the Council Chairs Committee
12:00 - 1:30    - Lunch -     (90 min)  
1:30 - 2:15
(45 min)
Councils/Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee Endangered Specied Act Working Group UpdateJulie Morris
Report from MAFAC on ESA Section 7 Recommendations on MSA Fishery Management Actions
2:15 - 3:15
(60 min)
Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee Seafood Certification ProcessKeith Rizzardi
Sustainable Fishery Certification: MAFAC Recommendations on a Role for NOAA
3:15 - 3:30    - Break -     (15 min)  
3:30 - 4:30
(60 min)
Fisheries AllocationSam Rauch
 • National SSC Tasking
 • Next Steps
Fisheries Allocation
Allocation Working Group Terms of Reference
Review of Laws, Guidance, Technical Memorandums, and Case Studies Related to Fisheries Allocation Decisions
Crabtree Letter to Boyd
Rauch Letter to Lowman
4:30 - 5:30
(60 min)
National Science Programs ReviewRichard Merrick
Doug Lipton
Rick Methot
Program Reviews: Improving Our Science
Decision Tool for Determining Consequences of Management Choices
Implementing an Assessment Prioritization Process
5:30    - Adjourn -
Thursday - February 20, 2014
TIMEDISCUSSION ITEMPRESENTER
9:00 - 10:00
(60 min)
Electronic Monitoring of FisheriesDorothy Lowman
Mark Holliday
  • Major findings
  • Effects on management
  • Where do we go from here?
National Electronic Monitoring Workshop Summary
Electronic Monitoring Subcommittee Terms of Reference
10:00 - 10:15    - Break -     (15 min)  
10:15 - 11:00
(45 min)
Revision of Operational GuidelinesMarian Macpherson
Operational Guidelines Project
Decision Matrix Handout
RFMC Overview Matrix Handout
Questions for Discussion Handout
Next Steps
11:00 - 12:00
(60 min)
Revisions to CCC Terms of ReferenceRick Robins
  • Creating a National SSC
May 2013 Terms of Reference for the Council Coordination Committee
National Scientific and Statistical Committee Presentation
12:00 - 1:30    - Lunch -     (90 min)  
1:30 - 2:30
(60 min)
MSA ReauthorizationAll
Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization: “Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act“
2:30 - 2:45    - Break -     (15 min)  
2:45 - 3:45
(60 min)
NOAA's Habitat Conservation Initiatives and Partnership OpportunitiesKara Meckley
NOAA’s Habitat Conservation Initiatives: Supporting Robust Fisheries
Habitat Agenda Overview Handout
Council Habitat Strategies Initiative Handout
3:45 - 4:30
(60 min)
Updates/Other BusinessRick Robins
  • Annual CCC Meeting
  • Other Business
CCC Action Items
4:30    - Adjourn -