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October Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes October 13, 2021 Attendees: Kayla, Paul, Tiffany, Patrick, Rebecca Welcome to President-elect Patrick Cooney (all) AFS Baltimore “COVID Effects” Symposium (Tiffany) We are still waiting for information on the symposium Action Item: Tiffany will reach out again to the Master Scheduler (joseph.love@maryland.gov) Rebecca suggested Tiffany... Read More

August Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes  August 13, 2021 Attendees: Kayla, Paul, Rebecca, Chelsea President-elect election (Tiffany) We have permission from AFS to hold FITS officer transfer at the parent meeting in November. They had initially requested 12 August 2021 in line with the Governing Board meeting. Transitioning in November gives... Read More

July Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes  July 14, 2021 Attendees: President-elect election (Tiffany) Only one candidate so has agreed to run so far. President-elect cannot run unopposed, according to FITS bylaws. Please contact Tiffany (Tiffany.Hopper@tpwd.texas.gov) if you know of anyone interested or if you would like to self-nominate. Leadership transition (Paul)... Read More

June Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes June 9, 2021 Attendees: Tiffany Hopper, Rebecca Krogman, Paul Venturelli President-elect election (Tiffany) One potential candidate identified, need at least one more. If you know someone, talk to them and nominate them! Can also review Governing Board members for up-and-coming folks, see if they want... Read More

May Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes                                                       May 13, 2021   Attendees: Paul, Bryan, Kayla, Rebecca Welcome Webmaster Bryan Minihan (Paul) Bryan is working with Grant to get more access that he needs for wordpress Kayla to start forwarding the list of current members so that Bryan can help with updating... Read More

April Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes April 21, 2021 Attendees: Chelsea, Rebecca, Tiffany, Paul Communication and Outreach Coordinator (COC) update (Chelsea) Chelsea held a meeting with volunteers Sam and Hannah. She developed a drop box where volunteers can add content and create a schedule for posting. Volunteers have not received credentials... Read More

March Executive Committee Meeting

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes March 10, 2021 Attendees: Rebecca, Chelsea, Tiffany, Kayla, Paul Communication and Outreach Coordinator (COC) update (Chelsea) Chelsea has Obtained social media credentials from Sarah Grasty (Twitter and Facebook) Chelsea has developed an idea to post to social media regularly with “Vendor alert” posts to highlight... Read More

February Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes February 10, 2021 Attendees: Kayla, Paul, Tiffany, Chelsea, Rebecca Communication and Outreach Coordinator (COC) update (Chelsea) Working on learning how FITS systems work Rebecca to make a video for posting on wordpress to share with ExCom and future volunteers. Chelsea mentioned that the emails look... Read More

January Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes January 8, 2021 Attendees: Kayla, Paul, Tiffany, Rebecca, Chelsea Introductions Update on filling volunteer positions (COC, Resource Policy, ESAB) COC: Chelsea Myles-McBurney, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Discussion of COC priorities Social media: Facebook and twitter accounts Ideas: member highlights, interesting new technology/papers, Fisheries... Read More

December Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes December 4, 2020 Attendees: Tiffany, Rebecca, Paul CFTC Development (Rebecca) Have a reasonable number and diversity of products. Can use this to send targeted letters to specific vendors. Rebecca to draft a letter Member volunteers to recruit vendors and encourage reviews (Kayla) Call to student... Read More