Committees & Panels

Membership Lists
Click below to view a list of panel and committee members.

Advisory Panels (APs)

Recreational and commercial fishermen, charter boat operators, buyers, sellers and consumers who are knowledgeable about a particular fishery.

Scientific and Statistical Committees (SSCs)

Economists, biologists, sociologists and natural resource attorneys who are knowledgeable about the technical aspects of fisheries in the Gulf.

Socioeconomic SSC

Sociologists and economists who advise the Council of the social and economic impacts of fishery management measures.

* Persons are ineligible for membership on any committee or panel if that person has been convicted of a felony offense or is determined to have violated any federal or state marine resource law or regulation within the previous five years. In addition, persons are ineligible for membership on any scientific committee (SSC, SAP, or SEP) if that person directly receives funding from an association that lobbies the Council on fishery issues.