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Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

8:30 a.m. Introductions and Announcements (Council Chairman Terry Stockwell)

8:35 Swearing-in of New and Reappointed Council Members

8:45 Election of 2014-2015 Council Officers

9:30 Summary of the 59th Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop/Stock Assessment Review Committee

10:15 Transboundary Resources Assessment Committee (TRAC) Report - see Groundfish Report for documents 

11:00 Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) Report

12:00 p.m. Lunch Break

1:00 Scientific and Statistical Committee Report - continued

2:00 Transboundary Management Guidance Committee (TMGC) Report

3:15 Sea Scallop Committee Report

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

8:30 a.m. Groundfish Committee Report

12:00 p.m. Lunch Break

1:00 Groundfish Issues - continued

4:30 Observer Policy Committee

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

8:30 a.m.Abbreviated Reports on Recent Activities -

Council Chairman (this report will include a brief description of bluefin tuna management issues and motions), Executive Director, Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office Regional Administrator, NOAA General Counsel, Northeast Fisheries Science Center and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council liaisons, and representatives of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, U.S. Coast Guard and NOAA Enforcement

9:30 Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management (EBFM) Committee Report

10:45 Northeast Fisheries Science Center Report on its Stock Assessment Update Process

11:45 Open Period for Public Comments

12:00 p.m. Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. Risk Policy Working Group Report

2:00 Whiting Committee Report

4:00 Initial Discussion of 2015 Management Priorities (Executive Director Tom Nies)

5:00 Other Business