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Mid-Atlantic Council Accepting Applications for Advisory Panel Members
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council is accepting applications from qualified individuals to serve on seven advisory panels. Advisory panels provide information and recommendations to the Council during the development of fishery management plans, amendments, specifications, and management measures. One of the chief responsibilities of advisory panels is the development of annual Fishery Performance Reports. These reports provide the Council and Scientific and Statistical Committee with information about the factors that influenced fishing effort and catch during the previous year.

Advisory panels are composed of individuals with diverse experience and interest in Mid-Atlantic fisheries. Members include commercial fishermen, recreational anglers, for-hire operators, dealers, scientists, environmentalists, and other members of the interested public. Most advisory panels meet 1 – 2 times per year. Members are compensated for travel and per diem expenses for all meetings. Individuals who are appointed to advisory panels serve for three-year terms.

The Council is accepting applications for the following advisory panels:
Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass
Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish
Surfclam and Ocean Quahog
Tilefish
Bluefish
Ecosystems, Habitat, and Ocean Planning
Dogfish (Jointly managed with New England Council)
?All current advisory panel members must reapply in order to be considered for reappointment.

Anyone interested in serving on an advisory panel may apply online or download an application at www.mafmc.org/forms/advisory-panel-application. Applications can also be obtained by calling the Council office at (877) 446-2362 or emailing jsaunders@mafmc.org.

Completed applications should be submitted using one of the following methods:
Online using the form at the web form available HERE;
Mail to Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901;
Email to jsaunders@mafmc.org; or
Fax to (302) 674-5399.
Please include “ADVISORY PANEL” in the subject of your fax or email.

Completed applications must be received by February 27, 2015.

Questions? Contact Mary Clark at (302) 526-5261 or mclark@mafmc.org.


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