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

Council Coordination Committee (CCC)

Northeast Regional Coordinating Council (NRCC)

Transboundary Management Guidance Committee (TMGC)

Working Groups

Risk Policy Working Group