Northern Boundary Technical Committee

The Joint Northern Boundary Technical Committee reports to the Northern Panel.

The Committee is responsible for:

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of management actions;
  • Identifying and reviewing the status of pink, chum, sockeye and coho stocks of concern to the Northern Panel;
  • Presenting the most current information on harvest rates and patterns on these stocks, and developing a joint data base for assessments;
  • Collating available information on the productivity of stocks in order to identify escapements which produce maximum sustainable harvests and allowable harvest rates;
  • Presenting historical catch data associated fishing regimes, and information on stock composition in fisheries harvesting these stocks;
  • Devising analytical methods for the development of alternative regulatory and production strategies;
  • Identify information and research needs, including future monitoring programs for stock assessments; and
  • Providing the Northern Panel with stock and fishery assessments and recommending conservation measures consistent with the principles of the Treaty each season.
Canadian U.S.

Mr. Steve Cox-Rogers (Co-Chair)
Ms. Charmaine Carr-Harris
Mr. Mark Cleveland
Mr. Peter Katinic
Mr. Jeffrey Radford

Mr. Bo Meredith (Co-Chair)
Mr. Bob Chadwick
Ms. Whitney Crittenden
Ms. Teresa Fish
Mr. Chuck Guthrie
Mr. Grant Hagerman
Mr. Chase Jalbert
Ms. Michele Masuda
Ms. Sara Miller
Ms. Anne Reynolds

Northern Coho Sub-Committee
Canadian

Mr. Shaun Davies
Mr. Bill Waugh

Joint Northern Boundary Technical Committee Reports