The Regional Oversight Committee on Oceans Management (ROCOM) is the senior executive level forum for federal and provincial departments and agencies with coastal and ocean-related programs. ROCOM provides coordination at the intergovernmental and interdepartmental levels for:
ROCOM is a body of decision makers, each with mandated decision making powers at the zonal and regional level. ROCOM provides advice and recommendations regarding mandated decision-making processes to be implemented via the relevant government departments, agencies and boards. The geographic focus of ROCOM is the Newfoundland and Labrador Region.
The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Committee on Oceans Management (CNLCOM) is an intergovernmental forum to focus on policy, management, operations and regulatory coordination for the Newfoundland and Labrador Region. CNLCOM builds government support and cohesion for integrated ocean management and provides an opportunity for information sharing and discussion of issues. It carries out work in support of, and as directed by, ROCOM.