MPA Federal Advisory Committee Meetings

The Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (FAC) meets at least twice a year. Meetings are open to the public, and include an opportunity for public comments to the committee.

This page provides complete links to all documents available for current and past meetings.

Upcoming Meeting

Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee
Virtual Meeting by Teleconference
Nov. 8, 2018

Details

Date/Time:  Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, from 3:00-4:00 PM Eastern Time / 12:00-1:00 PM Pacific Time.

Teleconference:  Number = 888-397-1651, Passcode = 821519#

Invitees:  Members of the MPA FAC and Cultural Heritage Resources Working Group; Federal Ex Officio members; Liaisons from interested Federal agencies; Interested members of the public.

Purpose:  Committee members will discuss and vote to approve MPAFAC products for submission to the U.S. Departments of Commerce and the Interior.

Administrative Documents

Committee Documents for Approval

Cultural Heritage Working Group
Sustain MPA Benefits

Archive of MPA Federal Advisory Committee Meetings, 2003-2018

September 19, 2018

January 17-19, 2018

October 4, 2017 – Via Conference Call/Webinar (Administrative/Preparatory Work Session)

August 30, 2017 – Via Conference Call/Webinar

July 13, 2017 - Via Conference Call/Webinar (Administrative/Preparatory Work Session)

May 23-24, 2017 – Annapolis, Maryland

November 10, 2016: Via Conference Call/Webinar

October 3, 2016: Via Conference Call/Webinar

May 24-26, 2016 – Winter Harbor, Maine

December 17, 2015: Via Conference Call/Webinar

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

June 2-4, 2015: Tacoma, Washington

April 6, 2015: Via Conference Call/Webinar

June 2-4, 2014: Galveston, Texas

December 3, 2013: Via Conference Call/Webinar

May 1, 2013: Via Conference Call/Webinar

December 4-6, 2012: Santa Cruz, California

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

November 15-17, 2011: New Orleans, Louisiana

August/September 2011 Meetings by Web/Teleconference

November 2-4, 2010: Santa Barbara, California

April 20-22, 2010: Charleston, South Carolina

September 9-11, 2009: Anchorage, Alaska

April 21-23, 2009: Annapolis, Maryland

November 18-20, 2008: Monterey, California

April 22-24, 2008: Silver Spring, Maryland

October 23-25, 2007: Alpena, Michigan

April 24-26, 2007: Arlington, Virginia

February 1, 2007: by Web/Teleconference

October 10-12, 2006: Newport, Oregon

April 24-26, 2006: Corpus Christi, Texas

May 17-19, 2005: Portland, Maine

February 15-17, 2005: Arlington, Virginia

September 21-24, 2004: Maui, Hawaii

April 6-8, 2004, Key Largo: Florida

November 17-19, 2003: San Francisco, CA

June 24-25, 2003: Washington, D.C.