NACO

National Association of Charterboat Operators

Pacific Council & Advisory Entities Will Meet June 18-25

The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet June 18-25, 2013. The Pacific Council meeting will begin on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 8 a.m., reconvening each day through Tuesday, June 25, 2013. 

All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held at the end of the scheduled agenda on Thursday, June 20, to address litigation and personnel matters. The Pacific Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business.

 

ADDRESSES: Meetings of the Pacific Council and its advisory entities 

 

will be held at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, 11999 Harbor 

Boulevard, Garden Grove, CA 92840; telephone: (888) 421-1442.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive 

Director; telephone: (503) 820-2280 or (866) 806-7204 toll free; or 

access the Pacific Council Web site, http://www.pcouncil.org for the 

current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing 

materials.

 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Pacific 

Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order.

 

A. Call to Order

 

1. Opening Remarks

2. Roll Call

3. Executive Director's Report

4. Approve Agenda

 

B. Open Comment Period

 

1. Comments on Non-Agenda Items

 

C. Administrative Matters

 

1. Reports on Managing Our Nation's Fisheries 3 Conference and the 

Council Coordination Committee Meeting

2. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes

3. Legislative Matters

4. Coastal Marine Spatial Planning Update

5. Fiscal Matters

6. Membership Appointments and Council Operating Procedures

7. Future Council Meeting Agenda and Workload Planning

 

D. Highly Migratory Species Management

 

1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report

2. U.S.-Canada Albacore Treaty Update

3. Preliminary Exempted Fishing Permit Approval

4. Response to Pacific Bluefin Tuna Overfished Status

5. North Pacific Albacore Tuna Precautionary Management Framework

 

E. Enforcement Issues

 

1. Vessel Monitoring System Declaration Regulations

 

F. Groundfish Management

 

1. National Marine Fisheries Service Report

2. Status of the Rationalized Trawl Fishery

3. Mid-Water Sport Fishery

4. Seabird Avoidance Regulations

5. Approve Stock Assessments

6. Trawl Rationalization Trailing Actions

7. Consideration of 2015-16 and Beyond Harvest Specifications and 

Management Measures

8. Adopt Preliminary Stock Complex Aggregations

9. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments

 

G. Habitat

 

1. Current Habitat Issues

 

H. Ecosystem-Based Management

 

1. Update List of Fisheries

 

                                         Schedule of Ancillary Meetings

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                                                        Time                              Location

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013:

    SSC Groundfish Subcommittee and STAR  9 a.m...........................  Royal C Room.

     Panel Updates.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013:

    Groundfish Management Team..........  8 a.m...........................  Regal Room.

    Highly Migratory Species Advisory     8 a.m...........................  Terrace A-D Room.

     Subpanel.

    Highly Migratory Species Management   8 a.m...........................  Terrace E-F Room.

     Team.

    Scientific and Statistical Committee  8 a.m...........................  Royal C Room.

    Legislative Committee...............  12 Noon.........................  Royal E Room.

    Budget Committee....................  2 p.m...........................  Granada Room.

    Enforcement Consultants.............  5 p.m...........................  Royal D-F Room.

Thursday, June 20, 2013:

    California State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Oregon State Delegation.............  7 a.m...........................  Royal D-F Room.

    Groundfish Advisory Subpanel........  8 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Groundfish Management Team..........  8 a.m...........................  Regal Room.

    Highly Migratory Species Advisory     8 a.m...........................  Terrace A-D Room.

     Subpanel.

    Highly Migratory Species Management   8 a.m...........................  Terrace E-F Room.

     Team.

    Scientific and Statistical Committee  8 a.m...........................  Royal C Room.

    Habitat Committee...................  8:30 a.m........................  Valencia Room.

    Chair's Reception...................  6 p.m...........................  Pool North Tower.

    Enforcement Consultants.............  As Necessary....................  Royal D-F Room.

Friday, June 21, 2013:

    California State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Oregon State Delegation.............  7 a.m...........................  Royal D-F Room.

    Washington State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal C Room.

    Groundfish Advisory Subpanel........  8 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Groundfish Management Team..........  8 a.m...........................  Regal Room.

    Enforcement Consultants.............  As Necessary....................  Royal D-F Room.

Saturday, June 22, 2013:

    California State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Oregon State Delegation.............  7 a.m...........................  Royal D-F Room.

    Washington State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal C Room.

    Groundfish Advisory Subpanel........  8 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Groundfish Management Team..........  8 a.m...........................  Regal Room.

    Enforcement Consultants.............  As Necessary....................  Royal D-F Room.

Sunday, June 23, 2013:

    California State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Oregon State Delegation.............  7 a.m...........................  Royal D-F Room.

    Washington State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal C Room.

    Groundfish Advisory Subpanel........  8 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Groundfish Management Team..........  8 a.m...........................  Regal Room.

 

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    Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory      8 a.m...........................  Royal C Room.

     Subpanel.

    Coastal Pelagic Species Management    8 a.m...........................  Royal D-F Room.

     Team.

    Enforcement Consultants.............  As Necessary....................  TBD.

Monday, June 24, 2013:

    California State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Oregon State Delegation.............  7 a.m...........................  Royal D-F Room.

    Washington State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal C Room.

    Groundfish Advisory Subpanel........  8 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Groundfish Management Team..........  8 a.m...........................  Regal Room.

    Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory      8 a.m...........................  Royal C Room.

     Subpanel.

    Coastal Pelagic Species Management    8 a.m...........................  Royal D-F Room.

     Team.

    Enforcement Consultants.............  As Necessary....................  TBD.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013:

    California State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal E Room.

    Oregon State Delegation.............  7 a.m...........................  Royal D-F Room.

    Washington State Delegation.........  7 a.m...........................  Royal C Room.

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