August 2022 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

August 15, 2022

Attendees: Kayla, Tiffany, Paul, Patrick

Old Business

AFS Spokane

Symposium updates

  • Full day of speakers for the “MacGyvering” symposium
  • Scheduled for Monday Aug 21st in 302A –starting at 8am!
    • Patrick will give intro and moderate first block of talks
    • Tiffany will moderate afternoon talks

Business meeting

  • Room and snacks reserved
  • Tuesday Aug. 22nd at 5:30pm in 103 at convention center
  • Virtual meeting option- link coming soon

Continuing Education Workshop

  • Data Management with Keith Hurley
  • 10 participants so far

Potential section rebranding (Tiffany)

  • Excom wants to facilitate discussion in business meeting
  • What are the top three things this section should focus on or what should it be focusing on?

New Business

Travel Requests

  • Travel Request: the President-elect asks that FITS cover the travel that he does not have funding for from his current institution.
    • Motion to fund – Patrick
    • Second- Kayla

Next meeting in Spokane!

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