Advisory Panel Application

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications for eight advisory panels. See the announcement for complete details.

Applications can be submitted online using the form below, or you can download an application (Microsoft Word file) and submit via email to (include "ADVISORY PANEL" in the subject of your email) or mail to Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901 (write "ADVISORY PANEL" on the outside of your envelope). Applications can also be obtained by calling the Council office at (877) 446-2362.

Applications must be received by April 20, 2018

Questions? Contact Mary Sabo, Communication and Outreach Coordinator,, (302) 518-1143.

Advisory Panel Application

The following application is designed to provide the Council with information on you and your background and interest in Mid-Atlantic fisheries. Your application will be provided to Council members and staff and will be kept in confidence. Please complete all sections; incomplete applications will not be accepted. 

Please note: It is not possible to save a partially complete application once you have begun to fill it out on this page. If you think you may not have time to complete the application in one sitting, you may want to download a copy of the paper application, type your responses in Microsoft Word, and then copy+paste your answers in to the form below when you are ready to submit.

Applicant Information
(Jr., Sr., II, III, etc. - if applicable)
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
Address *
Phone *
Applicant Signature
Date *
In order of preference, select the advisory panels on which you are interested in serving. You may choose up to three options. If you are only interested in serving on one or two advisory panels, please leave the additional options blank.
Are you currently a member of any of the Council’s advisory panels? *
Which roles best describe your participation in Mid-Atlantic fisheries (you may check more than one) *
Other Role:
(e.g. number of years, species fished, gear used, permits held, areas of research/study, organization of employment or educational institution, etc.)
Are you currently employed in any area related to the commercial or recreational fishing sectors? *
Are you a member of any fishermen’s associations, organizations, or clubs? *