South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

May 2023 Citizen Science Operations Committee Meeting

Time: to
Location: Via webinar only.

Meeting Agenda & Briefing Materials

The Citizen Science Operations Committee meeting will be held via webinar on Thursday, May 4, 2023, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. and Friday, May 5 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Except for advertised public hearings and public comment sessions, the timing of agenda items may change.

Public comment will be solicited at the beginning and at the end of the meeting. Those wishing to comment should indicate such in the manner requested by the Chair, who will then recognize individuals to provide comments.

Thursday, May 4, 2023

1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Welcome and Meeting Overview

  1. Citizen Science Program Update (Attachment 1)
  2. Citizen Science Project Portal Tool
    1. Citizen Science Project Portal Tool Presentation (Attachment 2a)
    2. Citizen Science Project Portal Tool DRAFT Questions (Attachment 2b)

Friday, May 5, 2023

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

  1. Citizen Science Initial Evaluation Plan
    1. Sweeney Tookes & Yandle Proposal (Attachment 3a)
    2. Sweeney Tookes & Yandle Presentation (Attachment 3b)
    3. Bonney DRAFT Scientist & Manager Survey Questionnaire (Attachment 3c)
  2. Committee Membership

Other Business


Staff Contact

Operations Committee Members

Holly Abeels, Citizen Science Communication & Outreach A-Team

Scott Baker, Citizen Science Projects/Topics A-Team

Rob Cheshire, SEFSC representative

Rick DeVictor, SERO representative

Michelle Duval, Citizen Science Finance & Infrastructure A-Team

Brett Fitzgerald, Citizen Science Data Management A-Team

Bob Lorenz, Citizen Science Volunteer A-Team

Wally Bubley, SSC representative