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Council Meeting Schedule

Each regional fishery management council (council) holds meetings throughout the year to discuss issues important to the conservation and management of the region’s fisheries. Below is a list of meetings by council.

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
2017 Regional Fishery Management Council Meetings
 
2017 Interim Council Coordination Meeting: February 28 - March 1, Arlington, Virginia
2017 Annual Council Coordination Meeting: May 15 - 18, Gloucester, Massachusetts
2017 Council Member Training: October 31 - November 2, Silver Spring, Maryland
 
2017 Regional Fishery Management Councils  -  Proposed Meeting Schedule
  New England Mid-Atlantic South Atlantic Caribbean Gulf of Mexico Pacific North Pacific Western Pacific
January Jan 24-26
Sheraton Harborside
Portsmouth, NH
      Jan 30-Feb 2
Astor Crowne Plaza
New Orleans, LA
  Jan 30-Feb 7
Renaissance Hotel
Seattle, WA
 
February   Feb 14-16
Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks
Kitty Hawk, NC
           
March     Mar 6-10
Westin Jekyll Island
Jekyll Island, GA
    Mar 7-13
Hilton Vancouver
Vancouver, WA
  Mar 21-23
Ala Moana Hotel
Honolulu, HI
April Apr 18-20
Hilton Hotel
Mystic, CT
Apr 11-13
Icona Golden Inn
Avalon, NJ
  Apr 18-19
St. Croix, USVI
Apr 3-6
Hyatt Regency
Birmingham, AL
Apr 6-11
DoubleTree by Hilton
Sacramento, CA
Apr 3-11
Hilton Hotel
Anchorage, AK
 
May                
June Jun 20-22
Holiday Inn by the Bay
Portland, ME
Jun 6-8
The Main Hotel
Norfolk, VA
Jun 12-16
Sawgrass Marriott
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
  Jun 5-9
Naples Grand Beach Resort
Naples, FL
Jun 7-14
DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center
Spokane, WA
Jun 5-13
Centennial Hall Convention Center
Juneau, AK
Jun 19-22
YWCA Fuller Hall
Honolulu, HI
July                
August   Aug 7-10
Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
Philadelphia, PA
  Aug 15-16
Puerto Rico
Aug 7-11
Marriott Plaza San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
     
September Sep 26-28
Beauport
Gloucester, MA
  Sep 25-29
Town and Country Inn
Charleston, SC
    Sep 12-18
The Riverside Hotel
Boise, ID
   
October   Oct 10-12
Hyatt Long Island East End
Riverhead, NY
    Oct 2-5
Beau Rivage Resort
Biloxi, MS
  Oct 2-10
Anchorage, AK
Oct 16-20
American Samoa
November           Nov 14-20
Hilton Orange County
Costa Mesa, CA
   
December Dec 5-7
Hotel Viking
Providence, RI
Dec 11-14
Westin Annapolis
Annapolis, MD
Dec 4-8
DoubleTree by Hilton
Atlantic Beach, NC
Dec 12-13
St. Thomas, USVI
    Dec 4-12
Anchorage, AK
 
 
*Please check council websites for updated information, as meeting dates are subject to change.
2018 Regional Fishery Management Council Meetings
 
2018 Interim Council Coordination Meeting: February 27 - 28
2018 Annual Council Coordination Meeting: May 23 - 25, Sitka, Alaska
2018 Council Member Training: TBA
National Meeting of the Scientific Coordination Subcommittee of the CCC: January 17-19, San Diego, California
 
2018 Regional Fishery Management Councils  -  Proposed Meeting Schedule
  New England Mid-Atlantic South Atlantic Caribbean Gulf of Mexico Pacific North Pacific Western Pacific
January Jan 30-Feb 1
Sheraton Harborside
Portsmouth, NH
      Jan 29-Feb 1
Hyatt Centric
New Orleans, LA
   
February   Feb 13-15
Hilton Garden Inn
Raleigh, NC
        Feb 5-13
Seattle, WA
 
March     Mar 5-9
Westin Jekyll Island
Jekyll Island, GA
    Mar 8-14
DoubleTree by Hilton Sonoma
Rohnert Park, CA
 
April Apr 17-19
Hilton Hotel
Mystic, CT
Apr 10-12
Montauk Yacht Club
Montauk, NY
  Apr 16-19
Marriott Courtyard
Gulfport, MS
Apr 4-11
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
Portland, OR
Apr 2-10
Anchorage, AK
 
May                
June Jun 12-14
Holiday Inn by the Bay
Portland, ME
Jun 5-7
DoubleTree by Hilton
Philadelphia, PA
Jun 11-15
Bahia Mar DoubleTree by Hilton
Fort Lauderdale, FL
  Jun 18-22
Mariott Beachside
Key West, FL
Jun 6-14
DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center
Spokane, WA
Jun 4-12
Kodiak, AK
July                
August   Aug 14-16
Hilton Oceanfront
Virginia Beach, VA
  Aug 20-23
Omni
Corpus Christi, TX
     
September Sep 25-27
Hotel 1620
Plymouth, MA
  Sep 17-21
Town and Country Inn
Charleston, SC
    Sep 5-12
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport
Seattle, WA
   
October   Oct 2-4
Congress Hall
Cape May, NJ
    Oct 22-25
Renaissance Battle House
Mobile, AL
  Oct 1-9
Anchorage, AK
November           Nov 1-8
San Diego Marriott Del Mar
San Diego, CA
   
December Dec 4-6
Hotel Viking
Newport, RI
Dec 11-13
Westin Annapolis
Annapolis, MD
Dec 3-7
Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks
Kitty Hawk, NC
    Dec 3-11
Anchorage, AK
 
 
*Please check council websites for updated information, as meeting dates are subject to change.