The organization of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance includes a small headquarters staff and several committees, working groups, and teams dedicated to addressing the priorities issues identified by the Gulf states as those that would benefit from a regional approach.
The Alliance Management Team is comprised of representatives of the five Gulf state governors with federal agencies and other organizations serving in advisory capacity.
The Alliance Coordination Team is comprised of representatives from each of the Priority Issue Teams, including state chairs, coordinators, and federal liaisons.
Priority Issue Teams and Cross-Team Initiatives are the hallmark of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance. These state-led teams focus on well-defined issues and are key to our success. Participation in the teams is open and voluntary. Specific actions are developed and implemented by the voluntary participants of the teams. In the Governors’ Action Plan IV, the Alliance is addressing these priorities: