The purpose of this committee is to provide general guidance, direction and support for the program. The Committee develops policies on issues and funding; Reviews/Approves work plans; sets financial goals for non-federal share obligation required to match EPA funds received (Finance Committee); and provides a platform for vetting emerging environmental issues from a variety of perspectives. The Executive Committee is made up of at least 15 members, including the Marine Environmental Science Corsortium/Dauphin Island Sea Lab Director, federal and state agency director or designees, Management Conference committee chairs, and at least four at-large members identified by staff recommendations. This group engages in the following:
- Develop overall by-laws for the conference.
- Approve Action Plans/over see activites of the MBNEP office.
- Provide a forum for exchange of information (each meeting would consist of each committee providing a report of its activies/issues).
- Appoint and charge Ad Hoc Committees as needed based on recommendations of MBNEP (Issues Advisory Committeees).
February 17, 2017
September 16, 2016
June 7, 2016
March 4, 2016