South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

April 2024 Socio-Economic Panel Meeting

Location: Crowne Plaza 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418

Meeting Agenda & Briefing Materials

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of its Socio-Economic Panel from 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. on April 15th and from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. on April 16th, 2024.

Monday, April 15, 2024

1:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

  1. Introduction
    1. Approval of agenda (Attachment 1a)
    2. April 2023 meeting minutes (Attachment 1b)
  2. National Academy of Sciences report on Assessing Equity in the Distribution of Fisheries Management Benefits
    1. Presentation (Attachment 2a)
    2. Report (Attachment 2b)
  3. Recent and developing South Atlantic Fishery Management Council amendments (Attachment 3)
  4. SEP feedback on upcoming SAFMC stakeholder engagement meetings (Attachment 4)
  5. SEP feedback on upcoming SAFMC best fishing practices outreach evaluation workshop (Attachment 5)

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

8:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

  1. Social and economic metrics used in SAFE reports (Attachment 6)
  2. Citizen Science Program update (Attachment 7)
  3. Equity and environmental justice discussion based on the SAFMC’s identified items from their March 2024 meeting (Attachment 8)
  4. Renaming the Socio-Economic Panel
    1. Renaming the Socio-Economic Panel discussion document (Attachment 9a)
    2. Mexican Gulf Fishing Company versus The US Department of Commerce (Attachment 9b)
  5. Election of AP Chair and Vice Chair

SEP Members

Scott Crosson, Chair
Jennifer Sweeney-Tookes, Vice Chair
Brian Cheuvront
Chelsey Crandall
David Dietz
Eugene Frimpong
Kevin Hunt
Christina Package-Ward
Andrew Ropicki
Adam Stemle
Jason Walsh
John Whitehead

Staff Contacts