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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.





2016 Regional Fishery Management Council Meetings
2016 Interim Council Coordination Meeting:  February 22-24  •  Washington, DC
2016 Annual Council Coordination Meeting:  May 24-26  •  St. Thomas, USVI
2016 Council Member Training: TBD
2016 Regional Fishery Management Councils  -  Proposed Meeting Schedule
  New England Mid-Atlantic South Atlantic Caribbean Gulf of Mexico Pacific North Pacific Western Pacific
January Jan 26-28
Sheraton Harborside
Portsmouth, NH
      Jan 25-29
Perdido Beach Resort
Orange Beach, AL
February   Feb 9-11
DoubleTree by Hilton Newbern Riverfront
Newbern, NC
        Feb 1-10
Benson Hotel
Portland, OR
March     Mar 7-11
Westin Jekyll Island
Jekyll Island, GA
    Mar 8-14
DoubleTree by Hilton
Sacramento, CA
  Mar 15-17
Laniakea YWCA
Honolulu, HI
April Apr 19-21
Hilton Hotel
Mystic, CT
Apr 12-14
Montauk Yacht Club
Montauk, NY
    Apr 4-8
Austin, TX
Apr 8-14
Hilton Vancouver
Vancouver, WA
Apr 4-12
Hilton Anchorage
Anchorage, AK
June Jun 21-23
Holiday Inn by the Bay
Portland, ME
Jun 14-16
Courtyard Marriott
Newark, DE
Jun 13-17
Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
Cocoa Beach, FL
Jun 27-30
St. Croix, USVI
Jun 20-24
Hilton Clearwater Beach
Clearwater, FL
Jun 22-28
Hotel Murano
Tacoma, WA
Jun 6-14
Kodiak, AK
Jun 6-7, 9-10 Garapan, CNMI
Tumon, Guam
August   Aug 8-11
Hilton Oceanfront
Virginia Beach, VA
  Aug 22-24
Puerto Rico
Aug 15-19
Astor Crowne Plaza
New Orleans, LA
September Sep 20-22
DoubleTree by Hilton
Danvers, MA
  Sep 12-16
Marina Inn at Grand Dunes
Myrtle Beach, SC
    Sep 14-20
The Riverside Hotel
Boise, ID
October   Oct 4-6
Stockton Seaview Hotel
Galloway, NJ
    Oct 17-21
IP Casino & Resort
Biloxi, MS
  Oct 3-11
Hilton Anchorage
Anchorage, AK
November Nov 15-17
Hotel Viking
Newport, RI
        Nov 15-21
Hyatt Regency Orange Co
Garden Grove, CA
December   Dec 13-15
Royal Sonesta Harbor Court
Baltimore, MD
Dec 5-9
DoubleTree Oceanfront
Atlantic Beach, NC
Dec 12-15
St. Thomas, USVI
    Dec 5-13
Hilton Anchorage
Anchorage, AK
*Please check Council websites for updated information, as meeting dates are subject to change.