Ad Hoc Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee to meet January 20-21, 2021

Location: Online meeting only; no public listening station due to COVID-19
Date: 20 January 202121 January 2021
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The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee (Committees) will hold three online meetings, which are open to the public.  The meetings will be held Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Thursday, January 21, 2021 (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) and Thursday, February 25, 2021 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Pacific Standard Time, or until business for each day is completed.

Purpose of the meetings

The purpose of these meetings is to discuss materials and develop recommendations that are scheduled to be considered during the March 2021 Pacific Council meeting. Specifically, the Committees will discuss recommendations for further development of the draft electronic monitoring (EM) guidance documents and EM provider manual for West Coast groundfish fisheries.  The Committees may also discuss other items on the Pacific Council’s March agenda, particularly administrative matters.


To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link:,
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 149 030 9077 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either download:
    •  the RingCentral meetings application OR
    •  join the meeting without a download via your web browser,
  4. Enter your name and click JOIN.
  5. You may join the audio portion of the meeting through your device or use your telephone by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID (also provided on the screen) Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable.

If you are not able to use the RingCentral application via computer or mobile device, please join the “audio only” portion of the online meeting by calling one of the numbers below.

Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current U.S. location):

US: +1 (213)250-5700
+1(623)404-9000 (US West)
+1(720)902-7700 (US Central)
+1(469)445-0100 (US South)
+1(470)869-2200 (US East)
+1(773)231-9226 (US North)

Meeting ID: 149 030 9077

International numbers available:

Technical information

Technical details will be posted to this webpage as they become available.

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Krause or call/text 503-820-2419.

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact Brett Wiedoff at 503-820-2424;  toll-free 1-866-806-7204.