The Council made the following appointments during the December 2021 Council meeting.
The following members of the Advisory Panel have been reappointed for one-year terms: Angel Drobnica, Gretar Gudmundsson, Brian Ritchie, and Susie Zagorski.
Additionally, Tamara Briggie, Tim Heuker, Lauren Mitchell, and Paul Wilkins have been newly appointed for one-year terms.
The Council noted that the appointments were made for a one-year term in order to accommodate the potential for upcoming changes as the Council comprehensively considers its Advisory Panel membership and nomination process over the next year.
In addition to the AP appointments, John Scoblic has resigned from the AP with one year remaining on his term; consistent with the Council’s policy, the Chair may choose to replace him with an interim appointment.
AP members for 2022 will be:
Scientific and Statistical Committee
All current members of the SSC have been reappointed for next year, with the exception of Dr. Anne Hollowed and Dr. Matt Reimer, who are stepping down. Dr. Robert Foy and Dr. Kailin Kroetz have been newly appointed for 2022.
SSC members for 2022 will be:
Kathryn Meyer (alt Theresa Tsou)
Charter Halibut Management Committee
Brian Ritchie has been appointed to the Charter Halibut Management Committee.