Ocean Resources Policy Committee

Committee Charge

Discuss, develop, and recommend Association positions related to:

  • Federal laws, regulations, and policies concerning marine ecosystems, habitats, fisheries and other resources, and related funding for such programs.
  • Marine fisheries management programs, practices or considerations (e.g., Marine Recreational Information Program, catch shares) and emerging issues (e.g., climate change, coastal energy, marine aquaculture and marine spatial planning).  
     

Minutes & Agendas

AFWA Annual Meeting Agendas:
2020 Ocean Resources Policy Committee agenda 
2019 Ocean Resources Policy Committee agenda 
2018 Ocean Resources Policy Committee agenda 

North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference Agendas:
Spring 2021 Ocean Resources Policy Committee agenda (draft)
Spring 2020 Ocean Resources Policy Committee agenda 
Spring 2019 Ocean Resources Policy Committee agenda
Spring 2018 Ocean Resources Policy Committee agenda

Annual Meeting Minutes:
Fall 2020 Ocean Resources Policy Committee minutes (draft)
Fall 2019 Ocean Resources Policy Committee minutes
Fall 2017 Ocean Resources Policy Committee minutes
Fall 2019 Ocean Resources Policy Committee minutes

North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference Minutes:
Spring 2018 Ocean Resources Policy Committee minutes
Spring 2017 Ocean Resources Policy Committee minutes

 


Committee Contact Information

AFWA Staff Contact
Devin DeMario
ddemario@fishwildlife.org
202-838-2562

Committee Chair:
Curt Melcher, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Committee Vice-Chair:
Robert Boyles, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

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