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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Stock Rebuilding Plans of the 2006 Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act


Project Scope:

 An ad hoc committee will undertake an analysis of the effects of the 2006 Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act (FCMRA) mandate to rebuild overfished stocks, including an evaluation of success in stock rebuilding, and the identification of changes made to fisheries management plans in order to establish rebuilding schedules. In addition, the study will:

1.      Review the success of stock rebuilding plans both in the United States under the FCMRA and internationally.  Take into account the criteria and methods used in setting rebuilding targets and the degree to which fishing mortality rate was reduced to implement the rebuilding plan.

 

2.      Evaluate current methods for defining maximum sustainable yield (MSY)-based reference points, particularly target biomass levels for rebuilding of overfished stocks.  Take into account the range of information quality available to analysts (e.g. “data rich” to “data poor” stocks and degree on contrast within the time series of data).

3.      Evaluate current methods for determining the probability that a stock will rebuild by a certain date.  Assess the effects of uncertainty in current stock status, population dynamics, and variability in recruitment survival.

4.      Identify the potential for accounting for additional factors in estimates of carrying capacity, MSY-based reference points, rebuilding rates, and classification of a stock as rebuilt.  Consider the effects of climate and environmental conditions, habitat loss and degradation, ecological effects of fishing on the food chain, and ecological interactions among multiple species being rebuilt.

5.      Identify criteria and methods for adjustment of rebuilding targets and schedules based on interim information and updated stock assessments.

6.      Assess the types of information needed and progress in understanding the economic and social impacts of rebuilding programs on fishing communities, including identifying the economic, social, and ecological tradeoffs of rebuilding a fishery on shorter (= 10 years) or longer timescales (= 11 years).  Evaluate available methods for incorporating these social, economic and ecological factors when establishing optimal rebuilding schedules.  Summarize how the social and economic impacts of rebuilding plans are affected by the structure of fisheries management measures in place, e.g., under traditional management measures, limited entry, and catch shares systems.

7.      Identify any systemic knowledge gaps, including biological, ecological, social and economic, that impede the implementation of rebuilding programs, and determine the additional data collection and analyses needed to address those gaps.

 

 

 

 

 

Status: Completed

PIN: DELS-OSB-10-03

Project Duration (months): 20 month(s)

RSO: Waddell, Kim

Board(s)/Committee(s):

Ocean Studies Board

Topic(s):

Biology and Life Sciences
Environment and Environmental Studies



Geographic Focus:

Committee Membership

Committee Post Date: 01/24/2012

Ana M. Parma - (Co-Chair)
Centro Nacional Patagonico

Ana M. Parma is a research scientist with CONICET – the Argentine Council for Science & Technology of Argentina. She earned her Ph.D. in Fisheries Science in 1989 from the University of Washington, and worked as an assessment scientist at the International Pacific Halibut Commission until 2000, when she returned to Argentina, her home country. Dr. Parma’s research interests include fish stock assessment, population dynamics and adaptive management of fisheries resources. The main focus of her current work is on small-scale coastal shellfish fisheries, where she is involved in the evaluation of assessment and management approaches in several fisheries in South America. For this work she received support from a PEW Fellowship in Marine Conservation in 2003, and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008. She has participated as an independent scientist in many scientific and policy advisory groups and review panels. She is currently a member of the advisory panel of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, where she coordinated the development of a management procedure designed to rebuild the southern bluefin tuna stock. Dr. Parma has also served on four NRC committees, including the Committee on Ecosystem Effects of Fishing: Phase II -- Assessments of the Extent of Ecosystem Change and the Implications for Policy, the Committee on Evaluation, Design, and Monitoring of Marine Reserves and Protected Areas in the United States, the Committee on Fish Stock Assessment Methods, and Committee to Review Northeast Fishery Stock Assessments.

Patrick J. Sullivan - (Co-Chair)
Cornell University

Patrick J. Sullivan is an Associate Professor of Quantitative Population and Community Dynamics at Cornell University's Department of Natural Resources. He earned his PhD in Biostatistics and his MS in Fisheries Science from the University of Washington. His research focuses on understanding what drives the spatial and temporal dynamics of natural populations and how these populations respond to anthropogenic influences. He also contributes to other research areas including the practical issues surrounding survey design and analysis, database management, and fisheries stock assessment as well as some more philosophical issues such as identifying what is the nature of good science, determining better ways for communicating and utilizing science and statistics, and clarifying scientific responsibility in issues of governance. Dr. Sullivan has served on several NRC committees, including chairing both the Committee on Review of Recreational Fisheries Survey Methods and the Committee on Improving the Collection and Use of Marine Fisheries Data. He also served on the Committee on Science and Its Role in the National Marine Fisheries Service.
Jeremy Collie
University of Rhode Island

Jeremy Collie is a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island. He received his Ph.D. in biological oceanography from the joint program in oceanography with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He is a quantitative ecologist who specializes in fish population dynamics. Dr. Collie also studies the impacts of disturbance on benthic communities, predator-prey interactions, stock assessment and fisheries management. Furthermore, he has been a member of the Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan, Habitat Advisory Board; the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Science Advisory Board, Ecosystem Sciences and Management Working Group; and the New England Fisheries Management Council's Habitat Technical Team. Dr. Collie has served on two previous NRC committees; the Committee on Fish Stock Assessment Methods, and the Committee on Evaluating the Effects of Bottom Trawling on Seafloor Habitats.
Troy W. Hartley
Virginia Institute of Marine Science College of William and Mary

Troy W. Hartley is a Research Associate Professor of Marine Science and Public Policy at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and the Thomas Jefferson Public Policy Program, The College of William & Mary. He is a public administration/public policy scholar and his research considers the theory and practice of governance networks and collaboration, particularly in ecosystem-based management, fisheries management, and regional coastal and marine governance-primarily in the U.S. Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, and Canadian east coast. Dr. Hartley has conducted research on the design, implementation, stakeholder attitudes, and benefits of collaborative fisheries research, and is examining the role of collaborative research in social, ecological, and economic sustainability and resiliency. Dr. Hartley is the Director of Virginia Sea Grant, Past-President of the socioeconomic section of the American Fisheries Society (having served as its president for five years until 2011), and a member of the Commonwealth of Virginia's advisory Coastal Policy Team. He has advised the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on measuring NOAA's societal impacts, setting the research agenda of ecosystem-based management, and understanding the land-sea governance network interactions for the Chesapeake Bay Program. Prior to joining VIMS in 2008, Dr. Hartley administered the Northeast Consortium, a collaborative fisheries research organization serving the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank. He has a Ph.D. in environmental and natural resource policy from the University of Michigan, an M.A.I.S. in environmental dispute resolution from George Mason University, and a B.S. in zoology from the University of Vermont.
William Heyman
Texas A&M University

William Heyman is an associate professor in the Department of Geography at Texas A&M University, College Station. He is a marine ecologist by training and received his Ph.D. in marine science from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Heyman’s research focuses on the conservation and sustainable management of tropical coastal and marine resources. A core area of his research centers on the reproductive ecology of reef fish spawning aggregations and strategies for their conservation and management. He has worked in the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands, the Marshall Islands, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, the Cayman Islands, Venezuela, and most extensively in Belize over the past 20 years. Given his position in TAMU’s Geography Department, Dr. Heyman also studies the relationship between humans, their resource use patterns, and their environment and utilizes multi-disciplinary approaches to study these interactions. In addition to the science, he is dedicated to generating practical and useful guidance for natural resource managers and local conservationists. In order to generate relevant information for managers, Dr. Heyman collaborates with colleagues from a wide set of disciplines including hydrology, oceanography, fisheries and marine ecology, physical geography, anthropology, economics, and utilizes tools of remote sensing and GIS.
Robert Johnston
Clark University

Robert Johnston is Director of the George Perkins Marsh Institute and Professor of Economics at Clark University. He has a PhD in the economics of marine resources from the University of Rhode Island and a BA in economics from Williams College. Dr. Johnston’s research addresses such topics as the valuation of non-market commodities and aquatic ecosystem services; benefit transfer and meta-analysis; and the management of aquatic resources, fisheries, and tourism. Over the past two decades he has authored hundreds of articles, chapters, books and other scientific and policy papers. He has worked with numerous international organizations, government agencies and non-profit organizations to assist in the appropriate use of economic information to guide natural resource policy development. His work has contributed to national, state and local policy in the US, Canada and elsewhere. Among other appointments on advisory, scientific and review committees, Dr. Johnston currently serves on advisory boards for the Marine Resource Economics Foundation, the Charles Darwin Foundation, the Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea, the Gulf of Maine Regional Ocean Science Council, Connecticut Sea Grant, and New York Sea Grant.
Andre E. Punt
University of Washington

André E. Punt is a professor and current associate director for the School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. Dr. Punt is a mathematician with a B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in applied mathematics from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He and his lab develop approaches to providing quantitative scientific advice for fisheries management. His research is primarily focuses on new methods for assessing fish and marine mammal populations and includes Bayesian assessment and risk analysis methods. Dr. Punt also is involved in evaluating the performance of existing methods for assessing and managing renewable resource populations. He has published nearly 200 peer-reviewed articles on a spectrum of fisheries related subjects including population modeling, fisheries management, stock assessment methodologies, assessment models, and quantitative ecology of marine resources.
Kenneth A. Rose
Louisiana State University

Kenneth A. Rose is the E. L. Abraham Distinguished Professor in Louisiana Environmental Sciences in the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences at Louisiana State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Fisheries from the University of Washington. Dr. Rose’s research interests include developing and applying mathematical and simulation models to better understand and forecast the effects of natural and anthropogenic factors on aquatic populations. Other interests include the use of models in resource management, fisheries stock assessment and risk assessment. He has published extensively on the challenges of modeling fish population dynamics and their relationship to resources, stressors, site-specific factors and life history characteristics. He has served in a number of capacities with the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council since the late 1990s. Dr. Rose has also served on a recent NRC study Committee on Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta.
James Sanchirico
University of California, Davis

James Sanchirico is a professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Sanchirico is a natural resource economist by training, having earned his PhD in Agricultural and Resource economics from UCD. His research applies quantitative methods to study the design and evaluation of policy instruments for the conservation of natural resources. Specifically, he has worked on the management of marine populations and habitats, land-use, biodiversity conservation, invasive species management, provision of ecosystem services, and the design of market based policies, such as individual fishing quota systems. Dr. Sanchirico employs a variety of tools that include optimal control theory, differential equations, constrained optimization, household surveys, spatial statistics, and time series and cross-sectional econometric techniques. Some of his most recent work involves the design and analysis of catch share programs. Dr. Sanchirico has served as a reviewer for several NRC studies and also served on the NRC Committee to Review JSOST U.S. Ocean Research Priorities Plan.
Michael P. Sissenwine
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Michael P. Sissenwine is the former Director of Research and Chief Science Advisory of the National Marine Fisheries Service (2002-2005). He was responsible for about 30 Laboratories and 1,400 staff. NMFS provides the scientific basis for conservation and management of marine living resources and ecosystems. During his 30 year career with the Agency, he also served as a research scientist, Director of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (1996-2002), and the Agency’s Senior Scientist (1990-1996). He was the President of the International Council for Exploration of the Sea (2004-2006) and chair of the committee which advises European countries on ocean issues (2008-2010). He is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and a marine science consultant. He earned a Ph.D. in oceanography form the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Sissenwine has authored over 100 scientific papers on a wide range of topics. He serves on the Scientific and Statistical Committee of two Fisheries Management Councils, and he has served on, or led, numerous delegations to international scientific and management organizations. Dr. Sissenwine is the recipient of several prestigious awards including a Presidential Meritorious Rank Award and ICES and American Fisheries Society lifetime achievement awards. He has served on the OSB and BISO Boards, on four NRC or NAS committees (Coastal Ocean Science, Ecosystem Management for Sustainable Marine Fisheries, International Capacity Building for the Protection and Sustainable Use of Oceans and Coasts, National Committee for the Pacific Sciences Association as chair), and he has lead Delegations on behalf of the NAS.
George Sugihara
University of California, San Diego

George Sugihara is a professor and department chair at SIO at the University of California, San Diego. He earned his Ph.D. in Mathematical Biology from Princeton. His diverse research interests include complexity theory, nonlinear dynamics, food web structure, species abundance patterns, conservation biology, biological control, empirical climate modeling, fisheries forecasting, and the design and implementation of derivative markets for fisheries. One of his most interdisciplinary contributions involves the work he developed with Robert May concerning methods for forecasting nonlinear and chaotic systems. This took him into the arena of investment banking, where he took a five-year leave from SIO to become Managing Director for Deutsche Bank. There he made a successful application of these theoretical methods to forecast erratic market behavior. Most of Dr. Sugihara’s early work was motivated exclusively by pure science and the later work more by pragmatic utility and environmental concerns. Nearly all of it is based on extracting information from observational data (turning data into information). His initial work on fisheries as complex, chaotic systems led to work on financial networks and prediction of chaotic systems. Dr. Sugihara serves on the Board on Mathematical Sciences and their Applications here at the NRC and also served on the Planning Committee for a Workshop on Technical Capabilities Required for Regulation of Systemic Risk.

Committee Membership Roster Comments

Note: Rod Moore resigned from the committee effective March 30, 2012.

Events



Location:

Hyatt French Quarter
800 Iberville Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Event Type :  
-

Registration for Online Attendance :   
NA

Registration for in Person Attendance :   
NA


If you would like to attend the sessions of this event that are open to the public or need more information please contact

Contact Name:  Lauren Harding
Contact Email:  lharding@nas.edu
Contact Phone:  -

Agenda
Wednesday, October 24

Open Session Committee Meeting
10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions (Committee Co-Chairs Ana Parma and Patrick Sullivan)

Perspectives on Rebuilding Red Snapper

10:05 AM “Density dependent mortality in juvenile
Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) and
its significance related to rebuilding stocks
in the Gulf of Mexico” (Benny Gallaway, LGL Ecological Research Associates)

10:40 AM “Rebuilding red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico” (John Walter NOAA Fisheries SEFSC)

11:15 AM “Rebuilding Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper:
Finally on the Right Track” (Chad Hanson, Pew Environment Group)

12:00 PM Working lunch provided in meeting room

NGO Perspective on Rebuilding Plans

1:00 PM “An evaluation of the success of post-Sustainable
Fisheries Act rebuilding” (Brad Sewell, NRDC)

1:40 PM Public Comment session (5 Minutes per person) Public

2:00 PM Open session adjourns
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2:15 PM - 5 PM Closed session Committee Meeting
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Thursday, October 25
8AM - 5PM Closed Session Committee Meeting


Friday, October 26
8AM - 5PM Closed Session Committee Meeting

Supporting File(s)
-
Is it a Closed Session Event?
Yes

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Event

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the event:

Ana Parma
Patrick Sullivan
Jeremy Collie
Troy Hartley
William Heyman
Robert Johnston
Andre Punt
Kenneth Rose
James Sanchirico
Michael Sissenwine
George Sugihara

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:

Review chapter draft progress
Work on final report and identify findings, conclusions, recommendations
Set timetable for completion of report and sign-off

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

None

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary:
October 25, 2012
Publication(s) resulting from the event:

-


Location:

Grand Hyatt Seattle
71 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (206) 774-1234
Event Type :  
-

Registration for Online Attendance :   
NA

Registration for in Person Attendance :   
NA


If you would like to attend the sessions of this event that are open to the public or need more information please contact

Contact Name:  Lauren Harding
Contact Email:  lharding@nas.edu
Contact Phone:  202-334-1703

Agenda
Open Session - Monday, July 09, 2012

Grand Hyatt Seattle
MENZIES SUITE (LOCATED ON 6TH FLOOR)

10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions (Ana Parma and Patrick Sullivan, Committee Co-Chairs)

Perspectives from local experts

10:05 a.m. “North Pacific Fishing Industry Perspectives on Rebuilding” (Merrick Burden, Marine Conservation Alliance)

10:40 a.m.“A Description of the Socio-Cultural Study of the
West Coast Groundfish Trawl Fishery related to a new Catch Shares Program.” (Suzanne Russell,NOAA/NMFS/NWFSC/CB Division)

11:15 a.m. "Economic Considerations and Methods for Evaluating Fishery Rebuilding Strategies” (Dan Holland, NMFS)

12:00 p.m.Working lunch provided in meeting room

1:00 p.m. “Importance and use of non-economic social indicators in understanding the dynamics of management and change in marine fisheries” (Richard Pollnac,University of Rhode Island)

1:35 p.m. “Rebuilding plans, density dependence,and resilience”
(Jon Brodziak, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center)

2:05 p.m. To be announced (Jim Hastie,Office of Science and Technology/NOAA)

2:45 p.m. Public Comment session (5 Minutes per person) Public

3:30 p.m. Open session adjourns
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3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Closed Session
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Open Session - Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Grand Hyatt Seattle
DOUGLASS BOARDROOM (LOCATED ON 6TH FLOOR)

10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions (Ana Parma and Patrick Sullivan, Committee Co-Chairs)

Perspectives from local experts

10:05 a.m. “Nonlinear Dynamics, Rebuilding Times, and Fishery Management” (Mike Fogarty, Northeast Fisheries Science Center)

10:45 a.m. Public Comment session (5 Minutes per person)Public

11:00 a.m. Open session adjourns
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11:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Session
Supporting File(s)
-
Is it a Closed Session Event?
Yes

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Event

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the event:

Ana Parma
Patrick Sullivan
Jeremy Collie
Troy Hartley
William Heyman
Robert Johnston
Andre Punt
Kenneth Rose
James Sanchirico
Michael Sissenwine

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:

•Revisit Report outline and review draft chapter sections
•Hear from regional experts on rebuilding plans and issues
•Set timetable for completion of report draft and sign-off
•Identify information needs for subsequent meetings


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

None

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary:
July 30, 2012
Publication(s) resulting from the event:

-


Location:

Hotel Marlowe
25 Edwin H. Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA 02141
Event Type :  
-

Registration for Online Attendance :   
NA

Registration for in Person Attendance :   
NA


If you would like to attend the sessions of this event that are open to the public or need more information please contact

Contact Name:  Lauren Harding
Contact Email:  lharding@nas.edu
Contact Phone:  202-334-1703

Agenda
Open Session - Thursday, June 07 and Friday, June 08


Hotel Marlowe
Alexis Gallery
25 Edwin H. Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone:(617) 868-8000 , Fax:(617) 868-8001
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Open Session - Thursday, June 07, 2012 (Alexis Gallery)

10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions,(Ana Parma and Patrick Sullivan, Committee Co-Chairs)

Perspectives from local experts

10:05 a.m.“Accountability and investment catalyze innovation
in the future of US fisheries” (Tony Chatwin, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation)

10:45 a.m. "Fishery Management Opportunities” (Bill Gerencer, M.F. Foley Company)

11:25 a.m. “Economic Considerations in New England Groundfish Rebuilding” (Eric Thunberg,Office of Science and Technology/NOAA)

12:00 p.m. Working lunch provided in meeting room

12:45 p.m. Public Comment session (5 Minutes per person)

1:15 p.m. Open session adjourns

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Open Session - Friday, June 08, 2012 (Alexis Gallery)


10:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions (Ana Parma and Patrick Sullivan, Committee Co-Chairs)

Perspectives from local experts

10:20 a.m. “Groundfish Stock Rebuilding Challenges in New England” (Tom Nies, New England Fishery Management Council)

11:05 a.m. “An On-The-Ground Look at Stock Rebuilding Requirements (Chris Kellogg, New England Fishery Management Council)

11:45 p.m. Public Comment session (5 Minutes per person)

12:15 p.m. Working lunch provided in meeting room

1:00 p.m. “Science as a Scapegoat: A Perspective on the Role of Science in Fisheries Management in New England and the Path Forward” (Peter Shelley, Conservation Law Foundation)

1:45 p.m. Open session adjourns



Supporting File(s)
-
Is it a Closed Session Event?
Yes

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Event

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the event:

Ana Parma (Co-Chair)
Patrick Sullivan (Co-Chair)
Jeremy Collie
Troy Hartley
Robert Johnston
Andre Punt
Kenneth Rose
Michael Sissenwine
George Sugihara

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:

•Revisit Report outline and review draft chapter sections
•Discuss approach and workplan
•Identify information needs for completion of workplan
•Set timetable for completion of report draft and sign-off


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

None

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary:
June 11, 2012
Publication(s) resulting from the event:

-


Location:

Keck Center
500 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Event Type :  
-

Registration for Online Attendance :   
NA

Registration for in Person Attendance :   
NA


If you would like to attend the sessions of this event that are open to the public or need more information please contact

Contact Name:  Lauren Harding
Contact Email:  lharding@nas.edu
Contact Phone:  202-334-1703

Agenda
Thursday, March 08, 2012

Closed Session - Committee and NRC Staff Only

Open Session - The Keck Center
Room K100

10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions, Ana Parma and Pat Sullivan, Committee co-chairs

10:15 a.m. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Stock Rebuilding Plans of the 2006 Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act

Program Overview and Study Relevance, Richard Merrick, NOAA
•Origins of study
•Study scope
•Expected outcomes

10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Conservation results of stock rebuilding efforts in New England, Sally McGee, TNC

11:30 a.m. The Impact of Rebuilding Plans on Fishing Businesses and Associated Communities, Heather Mann, CSI

12:00 p.m. Working Lunch provided in meeting room

1:15 p.m. A New England Perspective on Setting and Adjusting Rebuilding Timelines, Chris Legault, NOAA

1:45 p.m Q&A session

2:15 p.m. Open Session Adjourns

Closed Session - Committee and NRC Staff Only

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Closed Session (Committee and NRC Staff Only)
Friday, March 09, 2012
Supporting File(s)
-
Is it a Closed Session Event?
Yes

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Event

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the event:

Ana Parma (Co-Chair)
Patrick Sullivan (Co-Chair)
George Sugihara
Kenneth Rose (by phone)
James Sanchirico
Jeremy Collie
Andre Punt
Troy Hartley
William Heyman
Michael Sissenwine (by phone)
Rod Moore

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:

Completed the required NAS discussion of composition, balance, and bias.
Developed a study methodology and approach.
Identified information needs for subsequent meetings.
Established the report outline and writing assignments.


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

None

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary:
March 12, 2012
Publication(s) resulting from the event:

-

Publications

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