Farallones Sanctuary advisory board meeting in Point Reyes, Apr 8


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The Gulf of the Farallones Marine Sanctuary advisory board will hold its next meeting in Point Reyes.  The agenda is after the jump.

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
GULF OF THE FARALLONES NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
The Red Barn Classroom, One Bear Valley Rd.
Point Reyes, CA
9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.                               
Thursday, April 8, 2010                                            
Time
Topic
Lead
8:45
Members Arrive and Light Refreshments

9:00
Call to Order/Roll Call
-    Review Agenda
-    Approval of Notes (December 2009)
-    Review of Notes (February 2010)
Richard Charter, Chair, GFNMS Council
9:15
Advisory Council Business
-    Timeline for Council Charter Revisions
-    Officer Elections August 2010
-    Recruitment Update
-    May 2010 Advisory Council Summit
-    Retreat Date and Field Trip Location
-    Meeting Protocols
Kelley Higgason, Advisory Council Coordinator, GFNMS & Maria Brown, Superintendent, GFNMS
9:45
Superintendent’s Report
-    FY10 Budget
-    Tomales Bay Vessel Management Plan
-    Coastside Visitor Center
-    Mavericks Surf Contest
-    International White Shark Symposium
Maria Brown, Superintendent, GFNMS
10:30
Response to December 2009 Advisory Council Resolutions
Maria Brown, Superintendent, GFNMS
10:45
Project Update: Fine scale, long-term tracking of adult white sharks
Dr. Michael Domeier, President, Marine Conservation Science Institute & Maureen Lemire, National Geographic Channel-Expedition Great White
11:15
PUBLIC COMMENT

11:25
Question and Answer Period with Dr. Domeier
Richard Charter, Chair, GFNMS Council
12:00
LUNCH


JOINT SESSION WITH CORDELL BANK ADVISORY COUNCIL:

1:00
Enforcement Technical Advisory Committee Update
Dayna Matthews, West Coast Enforcement Coordinator, NOAA Office of Law Enforcement
1:20
GFNMS/CBNMS Climate Change Site Scenario
-    Request for Approval (Possible Council Action)
Lance Morgan, Chair, CBNMS Council
2:00
Site Scenario Release and 2nd Biennial Ocean Climate Summit
Kelley Higgason, Ocean Climate Initiative Coordinator, GFNMS
2:10
West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries Ocean Acidification Task Force Update
Dan Howard, Superintendent, CBNMS & Kelley Higgason, Ocean Climate Initiative Coordinator, GFNMS
2:25
PUBLIC COMMENT

2:35
BREAK

2:45
Effects of Vessel Traffic on Sanctuary Resources Joint Working Group Discussion (Possible Council Action)

Lance Morgan, Chair, CBNMS Council and Bob Wilson, GFNMS Council
3:15
Salmon as a Sanctuary Resource (Possible Council Action)
Barbara Emley, GFNMS Council
3:45
Member Reports
Lance Morgan, Chair, CBNMS Council
4:15
Adjourn

The Advisory Council may take action on any of the above items on the agenda. Times of agenda items are subject to change. Public comment period will remain as advertised.

Upcoming GFNMS Council Meetings
·        August 12, 2010 – Bodega Bay
·        October 14, 2010 – Council Retreat, location TBD
·        December 9, 2010 – San Francisco