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2010 Council Training

2010 Council Member Training
Phoenix Park Hotel • Washington, DC
October 19-21, 2010
 
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Tuesday - October 19, 2010
TIMESUBJECTPRESENTER
8:00 - 8:30    - Breakfast -     (30 min)  
8:30 - 8:35
(5 min)
Introduction: Goals and Purposes of Council Training,
Review of Training Manual, Logistics

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(H)
 
Bill Chappell
Tara Scott
Sustainable Fisheries
8:35 - 8:50
(15 min)
Welcome and Opening RemarksEmily Menashes
Acting Director
Sustainable Fisheries
8:50 - 10:00
(70 min)
Intro: Magnuson-Stevens Act & 10 National Standards
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)
 
Marian Macpherson
Sustainable Fisheries
  •Introduction to the MSA
  •Review of Recent Court Rulings
  •NMFS National Standards Guidelines
  •SOPPs Meetings
10:00 - 10:15    - Break -     (15 min)  
10:30 - 11:00
(30 min)
Legal and Regulatory Requirements and Building an Administrative Record
MSA Sec. 302(k)(1)(F)
 
Caroline Park
General Counsel, Fisheries
  •Legal and Regulatory Requirements
11:00 - 11:15
(15 min)
Implementing Ecosystem Based Fisheries ManagementJonathan Phinney
SW Fisheries Science Center
  •Implementing Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management
11:15 - 11:45
(30 min)
International Fisheries Issues Impacting Councils
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(H)
 
Jean-Pierre Plé
International Affairs
  •International Affairs
  •Legislation by Council
11:45 - 1:15    - Lunch -     (90 min)  
1:15 - 2:00
(45 min)
Design and Use of Catch Shares under the MSA
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(B) and (I)
 
Mark Holliday
Office of Policy
  •Design and Use of Catch Shares Under MSA
2:00 - 3:00
(60 min)
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(F)
 
Steve Leathery
NMFS National
NEPA Coordinator
  •NEPA Presentation
3:00 - 3:15    - Break -     (15 min)  
3:15 - 4:00
(45 min)
Protected Resources
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(F)
     • Endangered Species Act (ESA)
     • Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)

 
 
Marta Nammack
Kristy Long
Protected Resources
  •ESA Overview
  •Fisheries and the MMPA
  •Timelines
4:00 - 4:30
(30 min)
Essential Fish Habitat (EFH)
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)
 
Terra Lederhouse
Habitat Conservation
  •EFH: What Do Council Members Need to Know?
  •Habitat Assesment Improvement Plan
4:30 - 5:30
(60 min)
Process and Development of Fishery Management Plans
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(B) and (G)
 
Jane DiCosimo
North Pacific FMC
  •Council Process and Development of FMPs
5:30 - 5:45
(15 min)
Summary
Discussion; Questions; Recap; Announcements
Moderators
5:45    - Adjourn -
Wednesday - October 20, 2010
TIMESUBJECTPRESENTER
8:00 - 8:30    - Breakfast -     (30 min)  
8:30 - 8:35
(5 min)
Expectations for Day 2Moderators
8:35 - 9:30
(55 min)
Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(B) and (E)
 
Galen Tromble
Sustainable Fisheries
  •Annual Catch Limits & Accountability Measures
9:30 - 10:30
(60 min)
Stock Assessments: The Science of Fisheries
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(A)
 
Paul Rago
Science & Technology
  •Stock Assessments:The Science of Fisheries
  •Stock Assessments Discussion Topics
10:30 - 10:45    - Break -     (15 min)  
10:45 - 12:00
(75 min)
Stock Assessment Exercise
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(A)
Paul Rago
Science & Technology
12:00 - 1:30    - Lunch -     (90 min)  
1:30 - 1:45
(15 min)
Welcome and RemarksEric Schwaab
Assistant Administrator, Fisheries
1:45 - 2:15
(30 min)
Recreational Fisheries Data Improvements & Policy
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1) (I)
 
Russell Dunn
Recreational Fisheries
  •Recreational Fisheries Data Improvements & Policy Discussion
2:15 - 3:00
(45 min)
Economic Analysis
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(C)
 
Eric Thunberg
Science & Technology
  •Economic Analysis
  •Economic Review of NMFS Regulatory Actions
3:00 - 3:45
(45 min)
Guidance Using Social Science in Fishery Management
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(C)
 
Peter Fricke
Sustainable Fisheries (Retired)
  •Guidance for Use of Social Science in Fishery Management
  •Assessing Social & Community Impacts of Fishery Management Actions
  •Guidelines for Assessment of the Social Impact in Fishery Management Actions
  •Anthropological Applications in Fishery Management
  •Fish Scales
  •Monitoring Environmental Justice Impacts
  •NMFS Social Science Publications
  •Toward A Model for Fisheries Social Impact Assessment
3:45 - 4:00    - Break -     (15 min)  
4:00 - 4:55
(55 min)
Fisheries Enforcement NOAA/USCG
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E) and (H)
 
Stuart Cory
NMFS Enforcement
LCDR Daniel Schaeffer USCG
Fisheries Enforcement
  •Office of Law Enforcement
  •US Coast Guard
4:55 - 5:30
(35 min)
Summary
Discussion; Questions; Recap; Announcements
Moderators
5:30    - Adjourn -
Thursday - October 21, 2010
TIMESUBJECTPRESENTER
8:00 - 8:30    - Breakfast -     (30 min)  
8:30 - 8:35
(5 min)
Expectations for Day 3Moderators
8:35 - 9:35
(60 min)
Council Member Legal Requirements
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)
Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Provisions, Rules of Conduct, Lobbying Restrictions, etc.

 
Dana Jacobs
Office of the Assistant General Counsel for
Administration
  •Ethics Rules for Fishery Management Council Members
  •Rules of Conduct for RFMC Members
  •Rules of Conduct for RFMC Employees, Advisors, and Contractors
9:35 - 10:35
(60 min)
Parliamentary Training
 
Colette Collier Trohan
A Great Meeting, Inc.
10:35 - 10:50    - Break -     (15 min)  
10:50 - 11:20
(30 min)
Parliamentary Training (Continued)Colette Collier Trohan
A Great Meeting, Inc.
11:20 - 12:15
(55 min)
Putting It All Together
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(G)
 
Marian Macpherson
Sustainable Fisheries
  •Putting It All Together
  •Fishery Management Timeline Options
  •Hypothetical Fishery Management Regulation with EA
  •Regulation Approval Flowchart
  •Overview of Statutory Timelines
  •Timelines Options Explained
12:15 - 12:30
(15 min)
Final SummaryModerators
12:30    - Adjourn -