The Pacific Groundfish Quota Program Workshop: February 21-23, 2012 – Videos and Presentations
The 2012 workshop held in Portland, OR that took a careful, critical look back at 2011, the first year of the catch share program.
A review of the groundfish fleet’s first year under catch shares, featuring: Frank Lockhart, NMFS Northwest Region; Dayna Matthews, NMFS
Office of Law Enforcement, NW Region Catch Shares Program Manager; Mark Cooper, Vessel Owner and Board Member, Midwater Trawlers’ Cooperative; Joe Bersch, President, Phoenix Processor Limited Partnership; Brad Pettinger, Director, Oregon Trawl Commission; Andrew Bornstein, Bornstein’s Seafoods; Tom Libby, California Shellfish Company, Inc. and Point Adams Packing Company.
This session features Bob Dooley, owner/operator, F/V Pacific Prince and President, United Catcher Boats; Dave Fraser, IMARIBA West Fisheries Consulting; Michelle Norvell, Manager, Fort Bragg Groundfish Association; and Ralph Brown, owner, F/V Little Joe.
Panelists for Session 2B include: Mark J.M. Lomeli, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission; John Gauvin, Gauvin & Associates; Kevin Dunn, Captain, F/V Iron Lady; Omar Allinson, Captain, F/V Miss Leona; Sara Skamser, Owner, Foulweather Trawl.
Panelists for this session include: Phoebe Higgins, California Fisheries Fund; Michael Clayton, Executive Director of the CapLog Group; Pete Leipzig, Jefferson State Trading Company; Sarah Towne, NMFS NW Region; and Evan Heriot, Northwest Farm Credit Services.
Panelists for Session 4A: Janell Majewski, West Coast Observer Program, NWFSC; Paul Kujala, Captain, F/V Cape Windy; Michael Lake, Alaska Observers, Inc.; Tim Carroll, Saltwater, Inc.; and Crystal Adams, Hallmark Fisheries.
Session panelists include: Steve Freese, Permits & Economics Branch Chief, NMFS NW Region; Lisa Damrosch, Bettencourt Fisheries; Dave Fraser, IMARIBA West Fisheries Consulting; and Matt Merrifield, The Nature Conservancy.
Panelists for Session 4C: Frank Lockhart, Assistant Regional Administrator, Sustainable Fisheries, NMFS NW Region; Michelle McClure, Director, FRAM Division, NMFS NWFSC; Dayna Matthews, NMFS Office of Law Enforcement, NMFS NW Division, Catch Shares Program Manager; Pete Leipzig, Executive Director, Fisherman’s Marketing Association; Howard McElderry, Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.; and Geoff Bettencourt, Bettencourt Fisheries.
Session 5 panelists include: Heather Mann, Director, Community Seafood Initiative; Chris Brown, Co-Founder, Wild Rhody LLC; Dan Averill, Fisheries Outreach Manager-Americas, Marine Stewardship Council.
This open-mic session concluded the West Coast Groundfish Quota Program Workshop. West Coast Groundfish Quota Program Workshop, February 23, 2012, Portland, Oregon.