Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council
Environmental Quality
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Mgmt Act
Cite Number 
16 USCS @ 1852
Term Length 
3 years
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council shall consist of the States of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina and shall have authority over the fisheries in the Atlantic Ocean seaward of such States. The Mid-Atlantic Council shall have 21 voting members, including 13 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 
Dewey Hemilright 6/27/20128/10/2023LimitedKnowledgeable of conservation and mgmt of the fishery resources - Obligatory Member
Sara E. Winslow 11/17/20158/10/2021LimitedKnowledgeable 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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