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2013 Council Training

2013 Council Member Training
Sheraton Hotel • Magnolia Ballroom • Silver Spring, MD
October 22-24, 2013
 
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Tuesday - October 22, 2013
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)
William Chappell
Tara Scott

Sustainable Fisheries
Module 1Council's Role & Responsibilities
8:35 - 9:15
(40 min)
Introduction to the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA) Establishment of the Councils
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)
Marian Macpherson
Sustainable Fisheries
  •  Introduction to the MSA
  •  Statement of Organization, Practices, and Procedures (SOPP)
  •  Policy Guidelines for the Use of Emergency Rules
9:15 - 10:05
(50 min)
Council Process and Development of Fishery Management Plans
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(B) and (G)
Jane DiCosimo
North Pacific Fishery Management Council
  •  Council Process and Development of Fishery Management Plans
10:05 - 10:15    - Break -     (10 min)  
10:15 - 11:00
(45 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 Jacobs
Adriel Harris

Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Administration
  •  Ethics Rules for Fishery Mangement Councils
  •  Rules of Conduct for Members of Regional Fishery Management Councils
  •  Rules of Conduct for Employees and Advisors of Regional Fishery Management Councils
11:00 - 12:00
(60 min)
Parlimentary ProceduresCollette Collier Trohan
A Great Meeting, Inc.
  •  TBD
12:00 - 1:30    - Lunch -     (90 min)  
1:30 - 1:40
(10 min)
Introduction to Fisheries Communication OfficeKate Naughten
Director, Office of Communications
  •  Office of Communications Presentation to New Council Members: Communications 101
1:40 - 2:25
(45 min)
Legal and Regulatory Requirements and Building
an Administrative Record

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(F)
Katie Renshaw
General Counsel, Fisheries
  •  Building an Administrative Record: Legal & Regulatory Requirements
2:25 - 2:40
(15 min)
Welcome RemarksAlan Risenhoover
Director, Sustainable Fisheries
2:40 - 2:50
(10 min)
FOIA - Council Members ResponsibilitiesWilliam Chappell
Sustainable Fisheries
  •  Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  •  NMFS Policy Directive Annex, PDS 30-125-Annex-A
Module 2MSA & Other Applicable Laws
2:50 - 3:35
(45 min)
Magnuson-Stevens Act and 10 National Standards
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)
Marian Macpherson
Sustainable Fisheries
  •  The National Standards: Ten Policy Objectives
  •  NMFS's National Standards Guidelines
  •  Review of Recent Court Rulings
  •  National Standards 2 Guidelines
  •  National Standards Summary
3:35 - 3:45    - Break -     (10 min)  
3:45 - 4:15
(30 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)
4:15 - 4:45
(30 min)
Essential Fish Habitat & Deep Sea Coral Authorities
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E)
Terra Lederhouse
Habitat Conservation
  •  Habitat Protection in the Magnuson-Stevens Act
  •  Essential Fish Habitat Top 5
4:45 - 5:00
(15 min)
Summary
Discussion; Questions; Recap; Announcements
Moderators
5:00    - Adjourn -
Wednesday - October 23, 2013
TIMESUBJECTPRESENTER
8:00 - 8:30    - Breakfast -     (30 min)  
8:30 - 8:35
(5 min)
Expectations for Day 2Moderators
8:35 - 9:00
(25 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 Mammals Protection Act (MMPA)
Marta Nammack
Nicole Le Boeuf
Protected Resources
  •  Endangered Species Act Overview
  •  Fisheries & the Marine Mammal Protection Act
9:45 - 10:15
(30 min)
Protected Resources Group ActivityMarta Nammack
Protected Resources
10:15 - 10:30    - Break -     (15 min)  
Module 3Science Behind Fisheries Management
10:30 - 11:30
(60 min)
Stock Assessments: The Science of Fisheries
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(A)
Patrick Lynch
Science & Technology
  •  Stock Assessments in Support of U.S. Fisheries
  •  Stock Assessment Fact Sheet
  •  Stock Assessment Top 5
11:30 - 12:15
(45 min)
Stock Assessment ExercisePatrick Lynch
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
  •  ACLs 5 Key Points
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
  •  Design and Use of Catch Shares under the Magnuson-Stevens Act
4:00 - 4:30
(30 min)
Catch Shares Group ActivityKelly Denit
Sustainable Fisheries
4:30 - 5:00
(30 min)
Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(H)
Kenric Osgood
Science & Technology
  •  Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management
5:00 - 5:30
(30 min)
Summary
Discussion; Questions; Mock Council Assignments; Announcements
Moderators
5:30    - Adjourn -
Thursday - October 24, 2013
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 RefreshModerators
Module 4Other Factors Affecting Management Decisions
8:45 - 9:15
(30 min)
Recreational Fisheries Data Improvements & Policy Discussion
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(I)
Danielle Rioux
Sustainable Fisheries
  •  Recreational Fisheries Discussion
  •  Recreational Fisheries Top 5
  •  Recreational Fisheries Handout
9:15 - 9:55
(40 min)
Economic Analysis
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(C)
Michael Travis
Sustainable Fisheries
  •  Economic Analysis of Regulatory Actions
  •  Economic Analysis Key Points
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
  •  Social Science Top 5
  •  The Economic Performance of U.S. Catch Share Programs
  •  Development of Social Indicators of Fishing Community Vulnerability and Resilience in the U.S. SE and NE Regions
  •  The Long Voyage to Including Sociocultural Analysis in NOAA Fisheries
  •  Putting the Seafood in Sustainable Food Systems
  •  Understanding and Contextualizing Social Impacts From the Privatization of Fisheries: An Overview
  •  Sociocultural Publications by NMFS and Council Social Scientists
10:35 - 10:45    - Break -     (10 min)  
10:45 - 11:15
(30 min)
Socioeconomic Activity 
11:15 - 11:45
(30 min)
International Fisheries Issues Impacting Councils
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(H)
Jean-Pierre Plé
International Affairs
  •  International Issues
  •  Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organizations and Arrangements
  •  International Affairs - List of Acronyms
11:45 - 12:30
(45 min)
Fisheries Enforecement NOAA/USCG
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(H)
Bruce Buckson
Director, NMFS Enforcement
CDR Dan Schaeffer
Fisheries Enforcement, USCG
  •  NOAA Fisheries Enforcement Programs and Operations
  •  Fisheries Enforcement
12:30 - 2:00    - Lunch -     (90 min)  
2:00 - 3:30
(90 min)
Mock Council MeetingModerators
3:30 - 3:45    - Break -     (15 min)  
3:45 - 4:15
(30 min)
Summary; Wrap UpModerators
4:15    - Adjourn -
 
 
2013 Council Training - Supplemental Training Materials
 Putting It All Together
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(G)
 
  •  Putting It All Together
  •  Fishery Management Timeline Options
  •  Timelines Options Explained
  •  Hypothetical Fishery Management Regulation with EA
  •  Regulation Approval Flowchart
  •  Overview of Statutory Timelines
   
   
 Federal Tribal Trust Responsibilities in Context of the MSA
MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(D)
 
  •  Federal Tribal Trust Responsibilities in the Context of the MSA