Interim Meeting Webcast Instructions

The International Pacific Halibut Commission's Interim Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 5, 2013. Again this year, all sessions will be webcast (except for the Executive and the Finance and Administration sessions) and the webcast is open to the public. Web audience members will be able to submit questions for the presenters and/or Commissioners during these sessions.

Please follow these links to register for the Interim Meeting webcast:

The draft agenda and other Interim Meeting information will be posted at the meeting page of the Commission's website: This information will be updated as the agenda and other details are finalized. Results from the meeting, including staff assessment of the stock and the preliminary harvest decision table, will be published in a news release and made available on IPHC website after the Interim Meeting.


Interim Alternate U.S. Commissioner Appointment

NOAA Fisheries has announced the appointment of North Pacific Fishery Management Council Executive Director Chris Oliver as an interim alternate U.S. Commissioner for the International Pacific Halibut Commission.

Mr. Oliver replaces Commissioner Phillip Lestenkof. Mr. Oliver will serve until a new regular Presidential appointment can be made, which is going through the normal process at this time.

The complete NOAA Fisheries announcement is posted at

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Bruce M. Leaman
Executive Director
Phone: (206) 634-1838
Fax: (206) 632-2983

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