North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee - 05/20/19-05/21/19

NPFMC Meetings
Closed for written comment at 05/17/2019 12:00 PM AKDT

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Meeting Time: 05/20/2019 08:30 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
May 20-21, 2019: 08:30am – 5:00pm (or as necessary)
Teleconference number: 1-877-953-3912 (PP:2523402)
A Google Hangout will be initiated to allow listeners to follow along with presentations visually if they choose.
The Hangout URL is:

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 0830am, in room 2039 of Building 4 at AFSC in Seattle.


Expected Outcomes from this meeting:
- Recommendations for the Council regarding the 2018 Observer Program Annual Report
- Recommendations for the Council regarding other items as necessary

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Attachments: FMAC REPORT 0519 -Uploaded: 06/01/2019 05:03 PM AKDT
1. Introductions
a. FMAC membership list
Attachments: FMACmembers0519 -Uploaded: 05/17/2019 03:15 PM AKDT
b. Updates since last meeting of the FMAC (E. Figus)
Attachments: Council Motion on Fee Analysis 0419 -Uploaded: 04/17/2019 09:01 AM AKDT
Council Motion on FMAC Report 0419 -Uploaded: 04/17/2019 09:01 AM AKDT
FMAC Report 0419 -Uploaded: 04/17/2019 09:01 AM AKDT
2. Observer Program Annual Report
a. Presentation of Annual Report document (NMFS)
Attachments: C1 Deployment Performance Review of the 2018 NPGOP OAC -Uploaded: 05/20/2019 07:50 AM AKDT
2018 Annual Report Appendix C_NMFS -Uploaded: 05/23/2019 07:56 AM AKDT
2018 Annual Report Presentation_NMFS -Uploaded: 05/23/2019 07:56 AM AKDT
2018 Annual Report FINAL -Uploaded: 05/24/2019 09:10 AM AKDT
b. Discussion of Annual Report document (Group)
Attachments: Draft Annual Report Recommendations HW for FMAC May 2019 -Uploaded: 05/24/2019 09:11 AM AKDT
c. Compose recommendations for the Council regarding the Annual Report (Group)
3. EM Updates
a. Fixed Gear Implementation Issues (NMFS)
b. Trawl EM Committee Update (E. Figus)
Attachments: Trawl EM Committee Report 0319 -Uploaded: 04/17/2019 09:01 AM AKDT article, May 2019 -Uploaded: 05/08/2019 02:09 PM AKDT
Trawl EMC Update for the FMAC0519_Corrected -Uploaded: 05/23/2019 04:08 PM AKDT
c. ET Updates and EM Cost Allocation Policy Directive (NMFS)
Attachments: ET Policy Updates -Uploaded: 05/08/2019 01:59 PM AKDT
EM Cost Allocation Procedural Directive -Uploaded: 05/08/2019 01:59 PM AKDT
Electronic Tech Agenda Item at CCC 2019 -Uploaded: 05/20/2019 02:48 PM AKDT
ET Policy Development Presentation at CCC 2019 -Uploaded: 05/20/2019 02:50 PM AKDT
4. FMAC Subgroup Report
a. Overview of FMAC Subgroup Report (E. Figus); action as necessary
Attachments: FMAC Subgroup Report 0319 -Uploaded: 04/17/2019 09:02 AM AKDT
FMAC Subgroup Report 0519 -Uploaded: 05/17/2019 03:41 PM AKDT
Council Motion on EM from Feb 2018 -Uploaded: 05/21/2019 08:07 AM AKDT
5. Observer/EM Contract Status Update
Contract Informational Update (NMFS)
6. Observer Insurance Update
Informational Update about Observer Insurance Work (NMFS)
Attachments: Observer Provider Insurance Update -Uploaded: 05/16/2019 12:07 PM AKDT
7. Deck Sorting Proposed Rule
a. Update about decksorting proposed rule (NMFS)
Attachments: Proposed Rule Comments due 5_16_2019 -Uploaded: 05/10/2019 11:04 AM AKDT
Public Meeting held on 4_18_2019 in Seattle -Uploaded: 05/10/2019 11:05 AM AKDT
8. Observer Analytical Task Status
a. Observer Analytical Task Status (A. Miller); action as necessary
Attachments: Observer analytical tasks May 2019 -Uploaded: 05/19/2019 05:23 PM AKDT
9. Other Items as Necessary
a. Other items at the discretion of the Chair
Attachments: Observer Survey Results -Uploaded: 05/10/2019 12:19 PM AKDT
New NOAA Website Going Live -Uploaded: 05/14/2019 12:46 PM AKDT
10. Scheduling
a. Scheduling and other new business