South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
South Atlantic Fishery Management Council
Department 
Environmental Quality
Governor Appointments 
3
Total Board Positions 
3
Cite Name 
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Mgmt Act
Cite Number 
16 USCS @ 1852
Ethics 
No
Term Length 
3 years
Purpose 
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council shall consist of the States of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and shall have authority over the fisheries in the Atlantic Ocean seaward of such States. The South Atlantic Council shall have 13 voting members, including 8 appointed by the Secretary of the US Department of Commerce in accordance with subsection (b)(2) (at least one of whom shall be appointed from each such State).

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Robert Griner 8/11/20168/10/2022Pleasure of The GovernorKnowledgeable of conservation and mgmt of the fishery resources - Obligatory Member
Anna Barrios Beckwith 9/11/20129/10/2021LimitedKnowledgeable of conservation and mgmt of the fishery resources - At-Large Member
John G. Batherson 2/1/2021 Pleasure of The GovernorKnowledgeable of conservation and mgmt of the fishery resources - Designated State Official


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