MPA Federal Advisory Committee History

The first MPA Federal Advisory Committee was appointed by the Secretary of Commerce in 2003, and met for the first time in June 2003.


May 23-24, 2017

Agenda

Presentations


November 10, 2016

Agenda

Presentations


October 3, 2016

Agenda

Minutes

Presentations


May 25, 2016

Agenda

Minutes

Presentations


December 17, 2015: Via Conference Call/Webinar

Agenda

Minutes

Presentations


November 9-10, 2015 – Arctic MPA Working Group: Anchorage, Alaska

Agenda

Meeting Summary

Presentations


June 2-4, 2015: Tacoma, Washington

Agenda

Minutes

Presentations


April 6, 2015: by Web/Teleconference

Agenda

Minutes

Presentations


June 2-4, 2014: Galveston, Texas

Agenda

Minutes

Presentations


December 3, 2013: via Conference Call/Webinar

Agenda

Minutes

Presentations


May 1, 2013: via Conference Call/Webinar

Agenda

Minutes

Presentations


December 4-6, 2012: Santa Cruz, California

Agenda

Minutes

Synthesis of Joint Session with Sanctuary Advisory Council Chairs

Presentations


June 12-14, 2012: Joint Meeting of MPA FAC and National MPA System Partners, Silver Spring, Maryland

Agenda

Minutes

Presentations

Presentations (from National MPA System Partners Meeting on MPA Communication and Networks)

Presentations (from Panel Discussion on MPAs, Recreation and Tourism)


November 15-17, 2011: New Orleans, Louisiana

Agenda

Minutes

Presentations


August/September 2011 Meetings by Web/Teleconference

September 12 Agenda

September 12 Minutes

August 23 Agenda

August 23 Minutes

August 16 Agenda

August 16 Minutes


November 2-4, 2010: Santa Barbara, California

Agenda

Minutes

Public Comments

Presentations


April 20-22, 2010: Charleston, South Carolina

Agenda

Minutes

Public Comments

Presentations


September 9-11, 2009: Anchorage, Alaska 

Agenda

Minutes

Public Comments

Presentations


April 21-23, 2009: Annapolis, Maryland

Agenda

Minutes
The minutes from the April 21-23, 2009 meeting in Annapolis, Maryland 

Presentations


November 18-20, 2008: Monterey, California

Agenda

Minutes 
The minutes from the November 18-20, 2008 meeting in Monterey, California 

Presentations


April 22-24, 2008: Silver Spring, Maryland 

Agenda 

Minutes
The minutes from the April 22-24, 2008 meeting in Silver Spring, Maryland 

Presentations


October 23-25, 2007: Alpena, Michigan

Agenda

Minutes
The minutes from the October 23-25, 2007 meeting in Alpena, Michigan 

Presentations


April 24-26, 2007: Arlington, Virginia

Agenda

Transcript
A full transcript of the April 24-26, 2007 proceedings.

Minutes
The minutes from the April 24-26, 2007 meeting in Arlington, Virginia 

Presentations


February 1, 2007: by Web/Teleconference

Agenda

Minutes


October 10-12, 2006: Newport, Oregon

Agenda 
The draft agenda for the Federal Advisory Committee meeting in Newport, Oregon

Transcript
A full transcript of the October 10-12, 2006 proceedings.

Minutes
The minutes from the October 10-12, 2006 meeting in Newport, Oregon. 

Presentations


April 24-26, 2006: Corpus Christi, Texas 


Agenda
The agenda for the Federal Advisory Committee meeting in Corpus Christi, Texas. 

Transcript
A full transcript of the April 24-26, 2006 proceedings.

Minutes
The minutes from the April 24-26, 2006 meeting in Corpus Christi, Texas. 

Presentations

May 17-19, 2005, Portland, Maine

Agenda
The draft agenda for the Federal Advisory Committee meeting in Portland, Maine.

Draft Synthesis Report, MPA Federal Advisory Committee, April 29, 2005

Transcript
A full transcript of the May 17-19, 2005 proceedings in Portland, Maine

Minutes
The minutes from May 17-19, 2005 meeting in Portland, Maine. (pdf, 109kb)
Presentations and Documents:



February 15-17, 2005, Arlington, Virginia

Agenda
The agenda for the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee meeting held in Arlington, Virginia.

Transcript
A full transcript of the February 15-17, 2005 proceedings.

Minutes
The minutes from the February 15-17, 2005 meeting in Arlington, Virginia have been certified by the Federal Advisory Committee Designated Federal Officer and by the Committee Chairman, Dr. Dan Bromley (pdf, 132 kb)

Presentations and Materials

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September 21-24, 2004, Maui, Hawaii

Agenda
The agenda for the fourth Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

Transcript
A full transcript of the September 21-23, 2004 proceedings.

Minutes
The minutes from the September 21-23, 2004 meeting in Maui, Hawaii, have been certified by the Federal Advisory Committee Designated Federal Officer and by the Committee Chairman, Dr. Dan Bromley.

Presentations



April 6-8, 2004, Key Largo, Florida
The third meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee was held in Key Largo, Florida.

Agenda
The agenda for the third Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee meeting.
Read the Federal Register Notice for more details.

Minutes
The minutes from the April 6-8, 2004 meeting in Key Largo, Florida, have been certified by the Federal Advisory Committee Designated Federal Officer and by the Committee Chairman, Dr. Dan Bromley.

Transcript
A full transcript of the April 6-8, 2004 proceedings.


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November 17-19, 2003, San Francisco, CA 
The second meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee was held in San Mateo, California.

Agenda
A detailed agenda of the second Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

Minutes
The minutes from the November 17-19, 2003 meeting in San Mateo, California, have been certified by the Federal Advisory Committee Designated Federal Officer and by the Committee Chairman, Dr. Dan Bromley.

Transcript
A full transcript of the November 17-19, 2003 proceedings.

Presentations

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June 24-25, 2003, Washington, D.C.
The inaugural meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee was held at the Department of Commerce auditorium.

Agenda 
A detailed agenda of the two-day Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee meeting, including links to presentations and public comments.

Transcript - Addendum to the MPA FAC Transcript (pdf, 53k)
A full transcript, including an addendum, of the June 24-25, 2003 proceedings.

Supporting Documents
Links to all documents provided to the Federal Advisory Committee and to the public during the augural meeting, including the MPA Executive Order, Committee charter, press releases, biographies, background documents, and presentations.