[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 172 (Wednesday, September 5, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 54566]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21764]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XC215


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) Staff 
will hold the second meeting of the Visioning and Strategic Planning 
Working Group. During this meeting, the group will finalize draft 
vision and mission statements, perform an abridged analysis of the 
Council's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, and 
develop a goal structure for the strategic plan.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, September 21, 2012, from 9 
a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at O'Callaghan Hotel, 174 West 
Street, Annapolis, MD 21401; telephone: (866) 782-9624.
    Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. 
State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674-2331.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Christopher M. Moore, Executive 
Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, 
Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526-5255.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting of the Visioning and Strategic 
Planning Working Group is the second in a series of strategic planning 
meetings convened by MAFMC with facilitation services provided by 
RESOLVE. The purpose of the Working Group meetings is to develop a 
draft 10-year strategic plan and corresponding tactical plan through 
discussion of issues, opportunities, and objectives as they relate to 
the MAFMC's management responsibilities. In this meeting, the Working 
Group will finalize the Vision and Mission statements drafted at the 
first meeting held on August 13. The group will perform an abridged 
analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, and will 
develop a goal structure for the strategic plan. Time permitting, the 
Working Group may develop the goal, objective, strategy and tactical 
associations that support the development of a strategic goal on public 
engagement.
    No formal actions will be taken by the Visioning and Strategic 
Planning Working Group at this meeting. Any documents produced by the 
Working Group will be reviewed by the full-Council following a period 
of public comment.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council 
Office, (302) 526-5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: August 30, 2012.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-21764 Filed 9-4-12; 8:45 am]
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