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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: TBA, 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
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
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
Gloucester, MA
  Sep 11-15
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 2-6
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.