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1. Executive Director’s Report – Cate O’Keefe
a. Budget Overview (Document 1)
b. Council Insurance Coverage
i. Director’s and Operators coverage

2. Inter-Agency Updates – Cate O’Keefe
a. E3CG – East Coast Climate Coordination Group Intersessional: January 2024

3. IRA Proposals – Cate O’Keefe
a. December 31, 2023 Submission (Document 2a)
b. January 31, 2024 Planned Proposals (Document 2b)

4. Management Action Timelines – Chris Kellogg (Document 3)

5. Council Meeting Preparations – Eric Reid, Cate O’Keefe (Document 4)
a. Council Public Outreach – Tuesday 1/30
b. Paperless meetings starting in 2024
c. Whiting Specifications Package – submission and discussion
d. Dogfish Committee motions protocol
e. Survey White Paper presentation and discussion

6. EBFM Future Planning – John Pappalardo (Document 5)

7. Other Business
a. Janice Plante Award for Excellence – April Council Meeting (Document 6)
b. Scallop Area I research closure – establish future procedures
c. Georges Bank cod stock assessment – update to Groundfish PDT
d. Council proxy listings – consistent information
e. Council staff updates

8. Closed Session – Cate O’Keefe
a. 2024 SSC application review