North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee 9/23-24/2019

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Meeting Time: 09/23/2019 08:00 AM AKDT

Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee
Location: Marine Mammal Lab Room 2039, Building 4, Alaska Fisheries Science Center,
7600 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98115
Sept 23-24, 2019: 9:00am – 5:00pm PST (or as necessary)
Teleconference number: (877) 953-6215 PIN 4546455

Please bring an ID (a passport if you are a foreign national) and be advised that the security personnel will begin to allow visitors onto the premises at 8am. The FMAC meeting will begin at 0900am, in room 2039 of Building 4 at AFSC in Seattle.

 

Expected Outcomes from this meeting:

-   Recommendations for Council on the observer fee analysis, its sufficiency, and how to weigh the alternatives
-   Recommendations for Council on 2020 ADP

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COMMENTS and REPORT
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1. Introductions
Review and approve agenda
Attachments: FMAC agenda 2019 Sep 23-24 -Uploaded: 09/18/2019 11:50 AM AKDT
2. Strategic Review of Fishery Monitoring Committee Roles (Diana Evans, Alicia Miller)
Review and provide recommendations as necessary
Attachments: Council Committees strategic review - DRAFT 8-28-19 -Uploaded: 08/28/2019 10:14 AM AKDT
3. Review Revisions in the Observer Fee Analysis - Public Review Draft (Council/NMFS staff)
Review and provide recommendations as necessary
Attachments: Observer Fee Analysis - Public Review Draft -Uploaded: 09/09/2019 11:17 AM AKDT
4. EM Updates
a. Trawl EM Committee updates on EM cost metrics and EFP (Diana Evans and Alicia Miller)
Attachments: Trawl EFP application and NMFS review -Uploaded: 09/11/2019 09:26 AM AKDT
Trawl EM Committee report - August 2019 -Uploaded: 09/17/2019 09:41 AM AKDT
Information on national EM workshops -Uploaded: 09/20/2019 08:23 AM AKDT
b. NMFS EM policy updates (Jennifer Mondragon)
Attachments: Final ET Policy Directive_04-115 -Uploaded: 09/09/2019 04:17 PM AKDT
NMFS Template for 2020-2024 Regional ET Implementation Plan -Uploaded: 09/10/2019 12:28 PM AKDT
REFERENCE - 2015 Alaska ET Implementation Plan -Uploaded: 09/10/2019 12:28 PM AKDT
REFERENCE - 2018 Update to Alaska ET Implementation Plan -Uploaded: 09/10/2019 12:30 PM AKDT
NMFS Final EM Cost Allocation Procedural Directive 04-115-02 -Uploaded: 09/10/2019 12:32 PM AKDT
DRAFT NMFS Procedural Directive_EM Data Retention_for CCC review -Uploaded: 09/10/2019 12:32 PM AKDT
5. Draft 2020 Observer Annual Deployment Plan (NMFS)
Review and provide recommendations as necessary
Attachments: Draft 2020 Observer ADP -Uploaded: 09/19/2019 09:45 AM AKDT
6. Observer Working Conditions (Jennifer Ferdinand)
a. Observer Safety Action Plan and updates
Attachments: BACKGROUND: Observer Safety Program Review -Uploaded: 09/17/2019 09:58 AM AKDT
b. Observer attitudes survey review
Attachments: BACKGROUND: Observer Attitudes and Experiences Survey -Uploaded: 09/17/2019 09:59 AM AKDT
c. Observer recruitment
Attachments: AOI letter to NMFS 6-5-19 -Uploaded: 09/11/2019 09:27 AM AKDT
7. Review Observer Analytical Task Status (Alicia Miller)
Review and provide recommendations as necessary
Attachments: Observer analytical tasks Sept 2019 -Uploaded: 09/20/2019 04:21 PM AKDT
8. Scheduling and Other Issues
a. Proposed observer provider and small CP reporting changes (Alicia Miller)
b. Overview of NFWF EM proposal on data cost/quality
Attachments: NFWF proposal - Examining EM Data Quality 20190917 -Uploaded: 09/18/2019 11:49 AM AKDT