NAFO Secretariat

The Secretariat provides administrative services to the Organization. Its chief administrative officer is the Executive Secretary who is appointed by the General Council.

Duties of the Secretariat include:

  • make all arrangements necessary for the General Council, Scientific Council, and Fisheries Commission meetings;
  • prepare and transmit draft provisional and provisional agendas;
  • address communications to the Depository Government;
  • receive the credentials of the representatives and of observers at annual and special meetings and report thereon to the General Council as required; and
  • perform such other functions as may be assigned by the General Council, its' Chair, or the Chair of a committee.        



NAFO Secretariat, 2016

Back row (left to right): Jana Aker, Fred Kingston, Ricardo Federizon, Tom Blasdale, Matt Kendall, Alexis Pacey, Lisa LeFort

Front row (left to right): Dayna Bell, Stan Goodick, DJ Laycock, Sarah Guile

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Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization
2 Morris Drive, Suite 100
(Burnside Industrial Park)
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Canada B3B 1K8

Tel: +1 902 468-5590
Fax: +1 902 468-5538


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