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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

9:00 a.m. Introductions and Announcements (Chairman Dr. John Quinn)

9:05 Reports on Recent Activities - Council Chairman, Council Executive Director, Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO) Regional Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) General Counsel, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC), Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, U.S. Coast Guard, NOAA Enforcement, South Atlantic Council Dolphin Wahoo Amendment 10

10:30 Atlantic Salmon Recovery Plan (Dan Kircheis, NOAA Fisheries)

10:50 Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team (ALWTRT) (Mike Asaro, GARFO)

11:50 Electronic Vessel Trip Reports (Mid-Atlantic Council staff)

12:20 p.m. Lunch Break

1:45 Open Period for Public Comment - Opportunity for the public to provide brief comments on issues relevant to Council business but not listed on this agenda (please limit remarks to 3-5 minutes)

2:00 Groundfish Committee Report (Terry Stockwell)

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

8:30 a.m. Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Committee Report (John Pappalardo)

10:30 Ecosystem Status Report (Sean Lucey, Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

11:30 Atlantic Herring Committee Report (Peter Kendall)

12:30 p.m. Lunch Break

1:45 Research Set-Aside (RSA) Program Review (Dr. Mike Sissenwine)

3:45 Scientific and Statistical Committee (Dr. Jason McNamee)

4:00 Council Research Priorities (Staff)

4:45 Council Operations Handbook (Staff)

Thursday, April 18, 2019

8:30 a.m. Council Staff Offsite Workshop (Executive Director Tom Nies)

9:00 Offshore Wind in the Northeast Region: Special Session (Doug Grout)

1:00 p.m. Other Business

This meeting will be recorded. Consistent with 16 USC 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request.