Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council

Meeting Agenda

October 16-17, 2019
Homewood Suites by Hilton, New Orleans French Quarter
317 N Rampart
New Orleans, LA 70112

Wednesday, October 16

8:30 - 8:45 AM Introductions and Confirm Quorum
Chris Edmonston, Council Chair
Douglass Boyd, Council Vice-Chair
8:45 - 9:00 AM Welcome to New Orleans
Jack Montoucet, Secretary of the of LA Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries Jeff Angers, Center for Sport Fishing Policy Baton Rouge, LA
9:00 - 9:30 AM Recap of Action Items from June 2019 Meeting and Council Discussion
Chris Edmonston, Council Chair
9:30 - 10:30 AM Council Discussion Session – New Business
10:30 - 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 - 11:30 AM Committee Report Out
Executive –
Chris Edmonston, Council and Committee Chair
Boating Issues - Janine Belleque and John Sprague, Committee Chairs
Fishing Issues - David Bulthuis, Committee Chair
Outreach and Communications
- Betty Huskins, Committee Chair
RBFF Review Committee
– Scott Kovarovics, Committee Chair and Linda Friar Council DFO
11:30 - 12:30 AM USACE  - Public Access to USACE Lands USACE Permitting Process and Cross Agency Permitting Collaboration Process
Jeff Krause, Chief, Natural Resources Management, Operations and Regulatory Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
12:30 - 1:30 PM LUNCH
1:30 - 1:45 PM Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation R3 Planning and Coordination Update 
Dave Chanda, VP President Government and Industry Engagement, Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation  
1:45 - 2:15 PM Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Update
David Hoskins, Assistant Director, Fish and Aquatic Conservation – Co-Chair ANSTF
2:15 - 2:30 PM Expanded Hunting and Fishing access on Refuges/Hatcheries facilities
Linda Friar, FAC Chief, Branch of Communications and Partnerships and Council DFO
2:30 - 3:15 PM Council Discussion on Status of Council Work
3:15 - 3:30 PM BREAK
3:30 - 4:30 PM Council Discussion
Chris Edmonston, Council Chair
4:30 - 4:45 PM Daily Wrap Up
Chris Edmonston, Council Chair
Meeting Recorder recaps action items - TBD
4:45 - 5:00 PM Public comments and adjourn
Chris Edmonston, Council Chair

Thursday, October 17

8:00 - 12:30 PM Field trip - Big Branch Marsh NWR/ Bayou Sauvage NWR complex
12:30 PM LUNCH
12:30 - 1:30 PM Introductions/Council Business Session
Chris Edmonston Chair and Doug Boyd Vice-Chair
1:30 - 2:00 PM Wrap Up
Chris Edmonston Chair, Doug Boyd, Vice–Chair, and  Linda Friar, DFO
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