The NEFMC’s oversight committees develop the details of the NEFMC’s fishery management plans. Other committee types address a range of topics including budget, science, research, ecosystems, and coordinated management with the Canadians.


Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management Committee

Enforcement Committee/Vessel Monitoring System

Other NEFMC-Related Committees

Executive Committee

Observer Policy Committee (Industry-Funded Monitoring)

Research Steering Committee (RSC)

Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC)

Joint Committees

Northeast Regional Coordinating Council (NRCC)

Transboundary Management Guidance Committee (TMGC)

Working Groups

Risk Policy Working Group