ASA’s Florida Fisheries Policy Director Kellie Ralston was one of nine new advisors appointed to NOAA’s Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC) by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. Kellie’s term will begin October 2018.
MAFAC advises the Secretary of Commerce and NOAA on all living marine resource matters that are under Department of Commerce jurisdiction. The Committee is composed of a wide variety of fishing, environmental, academic and other related interests to ensure that the Department’s policies meet stakeholder needs. See all nine appointed members here.
For more information, please contact Florida Fisheries Policy Director, Kellie Ralston.