The North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority has 27 members. Ten members come from the constituent councils. Fifteen members are appointed by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). There are three statutory seats for the MMO, the Environment Agency and Natural England.

NWIFCA Members List – May 2017

Members Appointed by Constituent Local Authorities
Councillor A. J. Markley & Councillor K. Little Cumbria County Council (2)
Councillor J. Elmes Blackpool Borough Council
Councillor L. Beavers & Councillor A. Gardiner Lancashire County Council (2)
Councillor R. Owens Sefton Council
Councillor P. Brightmore Wirral Council
Councillor B. Woolfall Halton Borough Council
Councillor J. Noakes Liverpool City Council
Councillor P. Williams Cheshire West & Chester Council
Statutory Appointees
Mr S. Mounsey Environment Agency
Mr D. Ward Marine Management Organisation
Mr M. Johnston Natural England
Appointed by Marine Management Organisation
Dr J. Andrews Marine Environment
Dr E. Baxter Marine Environment
Mr C. Booth Marine Science/Conservation
Mr D. Clarke Commercial
Mr B. Crawford Anglers and Recreation
Mr R. Graham Commercial
Mr D. Grunshaw Shellfish Aquaculture
Mr D. Harpley Marine Environment
Mr T. Jones Commercial
Mr B. Leigh Recreational Angling
Mr S. Manning Commercial
Mr M. Oddy Marine Environment
Miss C. Salthouse Marine Environment
Mr K. Thompson Aquaculture