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Lake Erie Committee - Standing Technical Committee

The Standing Technical Committee (STC) consists of fisheries scientists from state and provincial fisheries management agencies on Lake Erie. The STC is a sub-committee of the Lake Erie Committee (LEC), appointed by the LEC. The main function of the STC is to organize and to help facilitate work in the form of charges from the LEC. STC members are the senior scientific advisory group for the LEC.



The following are the charges to the STC for the 2015-2016 work year.

  1. Prepare the agenda for 2015 Lake Erie Committee (LEC) meeting.
  2. Represent the Lake Erie Committee STC on the Council of Lake Committee's subcommittee, "Technical Committee Chairs".
  3. Oversee Structured Decision Making application with Michigan State University's Quantitative Fishery Center (QFC), the Walleye Task Group, and the Yellow Perch Task Group, towards development of new exploitation policies within the Lake Erie Percid Management Advisory Group (LEPMAG) process.
  4. Produce a Walleye Management Plan.


Chris Vangergoot (ODNR), Co-Chair
Rich Drouin (OMNRF), Co-Chair
Todd Wills (MDNR)
Jim Markham (NYSDEC) Chuck Murray (PFBC)


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Photo of fish eggs Photo: American Fisheries Society