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April 2022 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes                      April 21, 2022 Attendees: Kayla, Tiffany, Patrick, Paul Old Business Mail poet: Impact of the list cleanup actions (Chelsea) Update next meeting  Potential section rebranding (Tiffany) Changes to bank account. (Kayla) Narrowed down to 4... Read More

March 2022 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes                                                       March 14, 2022 Attendees: Tiffany, Paul, Patrick, Kayla Old Business Mail poet: Impact of the list cleanup actions (Chelsea) Table until next meeting  Potential section rebranding (Tiffany) Required steps – membership involvement to identify new name, bylaws change, membership approval to bylaws and then... Read More

February 2022 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes February 18, 2022 Present: Chelsea Myles-McBurney, Paul Venturelli, Tiffany Hopper Old Business Mail poet: Impact of the list cleanup actions Chelsea sent email for “are you still interested in” Need to investigate why messages are going into spam Chelsea ran spam test Results: 6.7/10 Revisit... Read More

January Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes January 19, 2022 Attendees: Kayla, Paul, Tiffany, Patrick Old Business Mail poet Update from Chelsea Looking at options for code to automatically update list “It’s been a while” e-mail has been drafted and will send out this week. Revisited discussion of paying to upgrade in... Read More

December Executive Business Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes  December 15, 2021 Attendees: Kayla, Paul, Tiffany, Patrick, Chelsea AFS Baltimore Review “COVID Effects” Symposium (Tiffany) Small group of presenters, but it was very well attended. Great talks and great discussions! Annual Business Meeting SWOT Analysis Follow Up (Tiffany) Strengths-keep going with these Weakness- specific... Read More

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