OPAC Meeting Agendas and Documents

This page contains OPAC archives with agendas and supporting documents including video, meeting summaries. The meetings of the Ocean Policy Advisory Council (OPAC) are open to the public.  Please refer to the agenda for the location of each meeting.
For upcoming OPAC events visit the OPAC Current Events page.



OPAC meetings are conducted in accordance with the Council's  pdf Operating Procedures  (38 KB) and often include time for public comment.  At the discretion of the OPAC Chair, the time allotted to individuals may be limited to accommodate all those who wish to speak within the comment period.
For a copy of the video record of an OPAC meeting, please visit the OPAC YouTube Playlist, or contact Andy Lanier at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Video records for OPAC meetings prior to 2016 are available on DVD, upon request.  


January 27, 2023

The Ocean Poilcy Advisory Council (OPAC) will host a virtual meeting on January 27, 2023 from 8:30AM - 12:30PM.  This will be a remote meeting.

 Zoom Registration Link

Topics to be covered during the meeting include, but are not limited to:

  • Rocky Habitat Management Strategy Council Recommendations.
  • An update from the Elakha Alliance on the Sea Otter reintroduction Feasibility Study
  • An Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Coordinating Council Outreach and Communication Study. 

  pdf View the Draft Meeting Agenda (210 KB)


Contact: Andy Lanier, DLCD Marine Affairs Coordinator @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

December 9, 2022

The Ocean Policy Advisory Council met on December 9, 2022 in a hybrid meeting format with in-person and remote participation.  The agenda for the meeting, video recording, and meeting materials are available in the meeting documents folder, linked below. 

Watch the Meeting Video on YouTube 

Meeting Logistics:

The in-person component of the meeting took place at the Mill Hotel and Casino in North Bend, OR. 

pdf Draft Meeting Agenda (186 KB)

Meeting Documents Folder


September 29, 2022

The Ocean Policy Advisory Council met virtually on September 29, 2022.  The agenda for the meeting and meeting materials are available along with a recording of the event.  pdf Click here to view the Draft Meeting Summary.  (193 KB)  

OPAC Meeting Webinar Introductory Slide

The meeting recording is available to watch on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/pqkecphgUJU 

pdf Draft Meeting Agenda (183 KB)

  pdf Draft Meeting Summary (193 KB) , pdf OPAC Marine Reserves Evaluation Report Transmittal & Support Letter, Oct 25, 2022 (359 KB)

Meeting Documents Folder


November 4, 2021

The Ocean Policy Advisory Council met virtually on November 4, 2021 from 9:00am - 3:00pm.  Follow the links below to access the meeting recording, presentations and documents.  

View the Draft Meeting Agenda

View the Draft Meeting Summary

View the Meeting Materials

Watch the Meeting Recording on YouTube