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2011 Council Training

2011 Council Member Training
Crowne Plaza Hotel • Silver Spring, MD
November 29 - December 1, 2011
 
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Tuesday - November 29, 2011
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 RemarksAlan Risenhoover
Director, Sustainable Fisheries
Module 1Councils Role & Responsibilities
8:50 - 9:30
(40 min)
Introduction to the Magnuson-Stevens Act & 10 National Standards
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)
 
Marian Macpherson
Sustainable Fisheries
  •Introduction to the MSA & Councils
  •Statement of organization, practices, and procedures (SOPP)
9:30 - 10:30
(60 min)
Council Process and Development of Fishery Management Plans Administrative Record
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(B) and (G)
 
Jane DiCosimo
North Pacific Fishery Management Council
  •Council Process Presentation
10:30 - 10:45    - Break -     (15 min)  
10:45 - 11:45
(60 min)
Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Provisions, Rules of Conduct, Lobbying Restrictions, and Other legal Requirements of All Council Members
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)
 
Dana Jacob
Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Administration
  •Rules of Conduct for FMC Members, Ethics 2011
  •Rules of Conduct for FMC Staff, Ethics 2011
11:45 - 1:15    - Lunch -     (90 min)  
1:15 - 2:00
(45 min)
Legal and Regulatory Requirements & Building an Administrative Record
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(F)
 
Katie Renshaw
General Counsel, Fisheries
  •Legal and Regulatory Requirements
2:00 - 2:45
(45 min)
Group Activity: Council Members Role & ResponsibilityJane DiCosimo
Marian Macpherson
Sustainable Fisheries
Module 2MSA & Other Applicable Laws
2:45 - 3:30
(45 min)
Magnuson-Stevens Act and 10 National Standards
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)
 
Marian Macpherson
Sustainable Fisheries
  •MSA and National Standards
  •NMFS’s National Standards Guidelines
  •Review of Recent Court Rulings
3:30 - 3:45    - Break -     (15 min)  
3:45 - 4:30
(45 min)
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(F)
 
Steve Leathery
NMFS National NEPA Coordinator
  •The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA)
4:30 - 5:00
(30 min)
Essential Fish Habitat & Deep Sea Coral Authorities
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)
 
Tom Bigford
Habitat Conservation
  •Habitat Protection in the Magnuson‐Stevens Act
  •MAFAC's Habitat-Ecosystem Workshop
5:00 - 5:15
(15 min)
Summary
Discussion; Questions; Recap; Announcements
Moderators
5:15    - Adjourn -
Wednesday - November 30, 2011
TIMESUBJECTPRESENTER
7:45 - 8:15    - Breakfast -     (30 min)  
8:15 - 8:30
(15 min)
Welcome from the Assistant Administrator for NOAA FisheriesEric Schwaab
Assistant Administrator for Fisheries
8:30 - 8:35
(5 min)
Expectations for Day 2Moderators
8:35 - 9:00
(35 min)
Day 1 RefreshModerators
Module 2Continued...
9:00 - 9:45
(45 min)
Protected Resources
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(F)
Endangered Species Act (ESA), Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)
 
 
Marta Nammack
Helen Golde
Protected Resources
  •Fisheries & the Marine Mammal Protection Act
  •ESA Overview
  •Marine Mammal Take Reduction Planning Fact Sheet
  •Marine Mammal TRT Fact Sheet
  •2010 Notice - FR 1/19/10
  •2012 Proposed Rule - FR 06/28/11
9:45 - 10:15
(30 min)
Protected Resources Group Activity
 
Marta Nammack
Helen Golde
Protected Resources
10:15 - 10:30    - Break -     (15 min)  
Module 3Science Behind Fisheries Management
10:30 - 11:30
(60 min)
Stock Assessment Exercise
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(A)
 
Rick Methot
Science & Technology
  •Stock Assessments
11:30 - 12:15
(45 min)
Stock Assessment ExerciseRick Methot
Science & Technology
12:15 - 1:45    - Lunch -     (90 min)  
1:45 - 2:45
(60 min)
Annual Catch Limits (ACL) & Accountability Measures
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(B) and (E)
 
Regina Spallone
Sustainable Fisheries
  •Annual Catch Limits & Accountability Measures
2:45 - 3:15
(30 min)
ACL Group Activity
 
Regina Spallone
Sustainable Fisheries
3:15 - 3:30    - Break -     (15 min)  
3:30 - 4:00
(30 min)
Design & Use of Catch Shares Under the MSA
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(B) and (I)
 
Kelly Denit
Sustainable Fisheries
  •Catch Shares
4:00 - 4:30
(30 min)
Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(H)
 
Kenric Osgood
Science & Technology
  •Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management
Module 4Other Factors Affecting Management Decisions
4:30 - 5:00
(30 min)
International Fisheries Issues Impacting Councils
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(H)
 
Jean-Pierre Ple
International Affairs
  •International Affairs
  •F-IA Acronym List
  •Legislation Summary
5:00 - 5:30
(30 min)
Summary
Discussion; Questions; Mock Council Assignments; Announcements
Moderators
5:30    - Adjourn -
Thursday - December 1, 2011
TIMESUBJECTPRESENTER
8:00 - 8:30    - Breakfast -     (30 min)  
8:30 - 8:35
(5 min)
Expectations for Day 3Moderators
8:35 - 8:45
(10 min)
Day 2 Refresh 
Module 4Continued...
8:45 - 9:15
(30 min)
Recreational Fisheries Data Improvements & Policy Discussion
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(I)
 
Russ Dunn
National Policy Advisor, Recreational Fisheries
  •Recreational Fisheries
9:15 - 9:55
(40 min)
Economic Analysis
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(C)
 
Rita Curtis
Science & Technology
  •Economic Analysis
  •Economic Review NMFS Regulatory Actions
9:55 - 10:35
(40 min)
Guidance for Use of Social Science in Fishery Management
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(C)
 
Trish Clay
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
  •Guidance for the Use of Social Science in Fishery Management
  •The Long Voyage to Including Sociocultural Analysis in NOAA Fisheries Service
  •Defining “Fishing Communities”: Vulnerability and the MSA
  •Guidelines Assessment Social Impact
  •Anthropological Applications
  •Fish Scales
  •Monitoring Environmental Justices
10:35 - 10:45    - Break -     (10 min)  
10:45 - 11:15
(30 min)
Catch Shares Group ActivityKelly Denit
Sustainable Fisheries
11:15 - 12:00
(45 min)
Tribal Treaty Rights, Native Customs Access & other rights or Western Pacific Indigenous Communities
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(D)
 
Dr. Gary Sims
Northwest Regional Office
  •Federal Tribal Trust Responsibilities in the Context of the MSA
  •DOC Tribal Policy
  •DOI Order No. 3225
  •Secretarial Order
  •EO13175 Consultation and Coordination
12:00 - 1:15    - Lunch -     (75 min)  
1:15 - 2:00
(45 min)
Fisheries Enforecement NOAA/USCG
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(H)
 
Bruce Buckson
Director, NMFS Enforcement
LCDR Dan Schaeffer
Fisheries Enforcement, USCG
  •NOAA Fisheries Enforcement Programs & Operations
  •Fisheries Enforcement
2:00 - 2:30
(30 min)
Putting It All Together
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(G)
 
Marian Macpherson
Sustainable Fisheries
  •Putting It All Together
  •Fishery Management Timeline Options
  •Timelines Options Explained
  •Hypothetical Fishery Management Regulation w/ EA
  •Regulation Approval Flowchart
  •Overview of Statutory Timelines
2:30 - 2:45    - Break -     (15 min)  
2:45 - 4:15
(90 min)
Mock Council MeetingModerators
4:15 - 4:30
(5 min)
Summary; Wrap UpModerators
4:30    - Adjourn -